Exhibition celebrating menstruation opening in Limerick

AN EXHIBITION exploring menstruation and the changes in a woman’s body as she moves through life will be launched in Limerick this (Wednesday) evening.

To coincide with International Women’s Day, A Bloody Good Thing will be opened on March 8 in the People’s Museum of Limerick.

The exhibition will feature photos and videos by the Women from the Inside collective, who aim to create a new concept of what it means to be a woman in the 21st century, as well as celebrating the women of Limerick City.

The opening night of the exhibition will see live music from local artists JaYne and Cáiit Ní Riain, followed by an after party at The Commercial Bar on Catherine Street.

The collective, made up of sculptural artist and recent graduate of Limerick School of Art and Design, Maria McSweeney, photographer Clara Planelles, and Cork visual artist and fellow-LSAD graduate Clara McSweeney.

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The creative trio say they want the exhibition to be a celebration of the women in people’s lives and to celebrate women’s natural menstrual cycles.

Supported by The Arts Council of Ireland, the People’s Museum of Limerick, Technological University of the Shannon, Limerick School of Art and Design, as well as LSAD’s Film CEL, the exhibition will run until March 22.

Organisers say that refreshments will be served on the night and all are welcome, however they have warned that the exhibition does contain some images that may not be suitable for a younger audience.

A Bloody Good Thing opens in the People’s Museum on March 8 at 6pm.