2010 Press Releases

Exhibition opening in January

On display in the National Gallery this January will be the Gallery’s own pristine collection of watercolours by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851).

Press Release  22 December 2010

Minister previews new website

Mary Hanafin TD, Minster for Tourism, Culture and Sport, previewed the National Gallery’s new website at a special presentation in No. 5 South Leinster Street

Press Release  15 December 2010

Christmas at the National Gallery

Gifts, family activities and exhibitions this festive season and New Year at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Press Release  09 December 2010

Last few days to see Gabriel Metsu exhibition

Last few days to see the National Gallery’s spectacular Gabriel Metsu exhibition which must end on Sunday 5 December (last admission is 4.45pm on Sunday). The exhibition features some 40 the finest masterpieces by Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), one of the most outstanding artists of the Dutch Golden Age.

Press Release  03 December 2010

New website now live

The National Gallery of Ireland is pleased to announce that its new, redesigned website is now live.

Press Release  02 December 2010

Gabriel Metsu

Only four weeks to Christmas and even less than a week to view the National Gallery’s spectacular Gabriel Metsu exhibition which must end on Sunday 5 December.

Press Release  26 November 2010

Restoration of the Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife

Restoration of the Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife by Daniel Maclise

Press Release  18 November 2010

Caravaggio back on display at NGI

'The Taking of Christ' by Caravaggio (1571-1610) has returned to public view in Room 25 of the Beit Wing.

Press Release  23 June 2010