2013 Press Releases

Scéim Gaeilge do Dhánlann Náisiúnta na hÉireann

Scéim 2013-2016. Scéim arna réiteach faoi Alt 15 d’Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla, 2003.

Release   28 December 2013

National Gallery of Ireland publishes its Strategic Plan 2013-2015

The National Gallery of Ireland has published its Strategic Plan 2013-2015

Release   19 December 2013

National Gallery of Ireland acquires photographic portraits by Kevin Abosch

The National Gallery of Ireland has acquired portraits of Olwen Fouéré, Bob Geldof and Brian O’Driscoll, by Kevin Abosch for the National Portrait Collection.

Release   13 December 2013

Monet Trial: Statement from the National Gallery of Ireland

In response to the outcome today, the National Gallery of Ireland says it is disappointed that there has been no clarity to any of the involved parties, but it accepts due process of the law.

Release   05 December 2013

National Gallery of Ireland announces 150th anniversary programme for 2014.

In 2014, the National Gallery of Ireland will celebrate its 150th anniversary with an expanded programme of special displays and ancillary events which will document the Gallery’s history from 1864 to the present day.

Release   27 November 2013

The World of Performance: Dance, Theatre & Song

An exhibition dedicated to the world of ballet, theatre and opera spanning the period 1880s to the 1940s will open on Saturday 10 August. It features images, in different media, of performers in costume, by Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, as well as portraits of well-known Irish actors and singers, by Seán Keating, William Orpen and Muriel Brandt. All the works in the show are drawn from the Gallery’s collection

Release   02 August 2013

Essential Ireland

To mark ‘The Gathering Ireland 2013’, the National Gallery of Ireland has put together a special exhibition, ‘Essential Ireland: a mini tour’, featuring picturesque images of popular destinations around the country.

Release   26 April 2013

Minister for Arts to launch the National Gallery’s 'Treasured Sheets' exhibition and new ‘Masterpieces’ app.

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD celebrates the National Gallery’s exhibition, ‘Treasured Sheets: European Works from the Collection’ and launches the new ‘Masterpieces’ app, as part of the programme of visual arts celebrating Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union 2013.

Release   10 April 2013

William Crozier acquisition now on view at National Gallery.

One of the most recent acquisitions to enter the collection of the National Gallery of Ireland, William Crozier’s Flanders Fields (1962), has gone on view today, Thursday, February 28th, in the Irish galleries of the Millennium Wing

Release   28 February 2013

Refurbishment of National Gallery

Multi-million euro refurbishment of National Gallery of Ireland to take place, scheduled to be completed by late 2015.

Release   24 January 2013