Old Meets New: Architectural Challenge

Photo: Courtesy of Chester Beatty Library

Old Meets New: Architectural Challenge

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Saturday 14 October

Hear the adaptation story of the 18th-century building to host the Chester Beatty Library. Be challenged to reimagine one of Dublin's landmarks for a new purpose with artist Anna-Kadzik Bartoszewska and the CBL Head of Collections Jessica Baldwin.

Pre-book your place on this tour: details below. Please contact the Chester Beatty Library to book a space for this event. Suitable for ages 12–17.

Pre-book your place

The majority of our Open House Dublin buildings are open access, but places on this tour must be booked in advance. Follow the link below for details.

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Open House Dublin is presented by the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF): a non-profit arts organisation that communicates the value of architecture.

The IAF presents Open House Dublin each year as just one part of a rich and unique offering. Our year-round programme includes exhibitions, talks, film screenings, symposia, competitions, publications, school and community workshops. You can help to secure our future by becoming an IAF member, or simply by donating directly.

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Members enjoy perks which include: beating the OHD queues, private tours, partner discounts; and limited-edition IAF publications and prints. Architects can also claim structured CPD at all IAF events.