This Week

Public Access & Room Closures

Please be aware of the following important information with regard to refurbishment works, public access, changes in displays and room closures.

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Turner exhibition now open

The annual exhibition of Turner watercolours is now open in the Print Gallery. Admission is free.

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New acquisition of Orpen material

The National Gallery is very pleased to announce the acquisition of a significant archive of over 400 letters and drawings by Sir William Orpen.

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Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016: Winner Announced

The Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016 was won by artist Gerry Davis for his portrait 'Seán'. The announcement was made at an award ceremony on Tuesday 29 November.

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2017 Exhibition Announcement

The National Gallery of Ireland is excited to announce a landmark Vermeer exhibition for 2017.

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The Guercino Research & Conservation Project

The Paintings Conservation Department at the J. Paul Getty Museum has embarked on a collaborative conservation treatment and research project centred on one of the National Gallery’s masterpieces.

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Freedom of Information

On 14 April, the National Gallery published a publication scheme in accordance with the Freedom of Information. You can read this document here.

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Masterpieces App

The National Gallery’s new ‘Masterpieces’ app, which provides content on 80 of the Gallery’s top paintings is now available to download

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Louis le Brocquy (1916-2012)

Today, on what would have been his 100th birthday, we remember Irish artist Louis le Brocquy (1916-2012).

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