The Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland has elected Michael Cush SC as their new Chair. He succeeds Dr. Olive Braiden whose term on the Board expired in February.
07 March 2014
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.
13 December 2013
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.
05 December 2013
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.
27 November 2013
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
02 August 2013
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.
26 April 2013
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.
10 April 2013
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
28 February 2013