This Week

Vermeer tickets to go on sale

Advance ticket booking for the upcoming exhibition 'Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry' goes live from Wednesday 19 April.

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New portrait commission unveiled

A bust of Garry Hynes, theatre director and co-founder of Druid, by artist Vera Klute, is now on display, commissioned as part of the Hennessy Portrait Prize, is now on display.

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Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017

Artists are invited to submit their portraits for the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017.

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Sky Arts portrait commission of Graham Norton enters the National Gallery.

The portrait by Gareth Reid will go on display from Wednesday 15 March.

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Historic Wings to reopen on Thursday 15 June 2017

After six years of refurbishment works, the National Gallery of Ireland will reopen to the public on Thursday 15th June 2017.

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Appointment

Dr Adriaan E. Waiboer has been appointed Head of Collections and Research at the National Gallery of Ireland.

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Public Access & Room Closures

Please be aware that there may be restricted public access to some of the Gallery’s rooms in the upcoming weeks and months as we prepare for a completely new presentation of the permanent collection in the refurbished galleries. We apologise for the inconvenience this might cause our visitors.

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Rubens and Teniers now on view.

Two paintings formerly in the collection of the Alfred Beit Foundation at Russborough and recently presented to the National Gallery of Ireland have gone on public view from today.

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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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