The IAHC’s 2nd floor Arts Wing is the place to be for your fix of Irish culture at iBAM!

Stop by the Art Gallery for an art exhibit and demo from Wicklow artist Róisín O’Farrell, along with a members’ exhibit by IAHC artists, and Philip Groark in the Founders Room on the second floor showcasing Philip's oil paintings and pen and ink work, and other Heritage Center members artwork.

On Sunday, from 1:30pm-3pm, O’Farrell will host a demonstration of her painting techniques and how she creates her art.


Visit the Museum for the new Irish Music and Musicians exhibit, learn about the beautiful craft work of the IAHC’s Nimble Thimbles quilting and crafts club, and check out their work on display.  And while you are at it, go on up to the 3rd floor and to the left of the stairs is a beautiful wall mural of the quilt pictured below, donated to the Heritage Center by Julie Long of Wallcoverings of Ireland.

Fill your bookshelf with Irish tomes at the Library’s used book sale. Want to see how deep your Irish roots go? Genealogist Terri O’Connell is on hand with advice on how to trace your family tree.

Get schooled on the “Most Dangerous Woman in America” at the powerful Mother Jones exhibit that tells the tale of the
Irish born American union organizer, community organizer, and activist.

Partner tables include Na Gaeil Chicago Irish Language Club, Nimble Thimbles, IAHC Irish Genealogy, Mother Jones Heritage Project and Irish Community Services. Drop by these tables to support or join these organizations leading the community in Irish culture.