Current On-site Exhibitions

18 May 2023 - 10 Jul 2023

18 May - 10 July 2023 (LexIcon, Level 4)

Through this exhibition, the affable George Thomas ‘Blot’ Dickson, an eighteenth-century printer’s apprentice, brings the visitor on a colourful journey, describing the evolution of bookmaking, its processes and its impacts!

An exhibition and book project by the National Print Museum with Dr Angela Griffith and Jennifer Farley. Book available for sale (€10) online at

01 Jun 2023 - 30 Jun 2023

01 June - 30 June  2023 (LexIcon, Level 3)

Fifty years ago, on 1 January 1973, Ireland officially joined a new community, the European Community. 'Into Europe' is a Royal Irish Academy bilingual exhibition consisting of 12 thematic panels which focus on various aspects of Ireland’s relationship with the European Union. The exhibition is being displayed in venues across Ireland including libraries, public buildings and educational institutions.

Commissioned by EU50, Department of Foreign Affairs, as part of the ongoing Documents in Foreign Policy series, led by Dr Michael Kennedy. For more information on the Government’s EU50 programme, please see here.

01 Jul 2023 - 09 Jul 2023

View the Marconi/Regatta Exhibition during the opening hours of the dlr LexIcon Library.