Lectures & Talks

Walter Osborne, 'Portrait of Nathaniel Hone'.  Photo © National Gallery of Ireland 

Talks take place in the Lecture Theatre. No booking necessary.  

April 2014 | Aibreán 2014

Artists, Governors & Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland

1 Tuesday | Máirt
10.30 If Ever You Go to Dublin Town
Pat Boran and Gerard Smyth, Poets, Writers, Co-editors of ‘If Ever You Go…’
Dublin: One City, One Book, a Dublin City Council Public Libraries Project organised by Dublin UNESCO. City of Literature Office supported by Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

6 Sunday | Domhnach
3.00 Evie Hone RHA and the NGI
Dr Sighle Bhreathnach-Lynch, Art Historian, Curator and Writer

8 Tuesday | Máirt
10.30 Introduction to Governors, Guardians, Artists
Donal Maguire, NGI

13 Sunday | Domhnach
3.00 Sarah Purser RHA and the NGI
Catherine Marshall, Co-editor, 20th Century Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Art & Architecture

15 Tuesday | Máirt
10.30 Where is the Gallery now and where is it going?
Sean Rainbird, Director, National Gallery of Ireland

20 Sunday| Domhnach
3.00 RHA Artists who were Governors of the National Gallery
Katy Milligan, TRIARC, Trinity College Dublin

22 Tuesday | Máirt
10.30 Seán Keating, the National Gallery and the art of labour
Dr Éimear O’Connor HRHA, Research Associate, TRIARC, Trinity College Dublin

27 Sunday | Domhnach
3.00 George Petrie RHA and other figures associated with the NGI
Sarah Wilson, University College Dublin

29 Tuesday | Máirt
10.30 NGI Directors: Hugh Lane (1875-1915)
Robert O’Byrne, Writer on Architecture, Fine Art and Design

Talks are free unless otherwise stated. For information contact Education education@ngi.ie 
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