Current Press Releases

Last chance to see Beyond Caravaggio

The exhibition must close on 14 May 2017. Book your tickets in advance.

Press Release  04 May 2017

Margaret Clarke: An Independent Spirit

This exhibition, which will re-evaluate the work of Margaret Clarke, will open in the National Gallery of Ireland on 13 May 2017. Admission free.

Press Release  28 April 2017

Tickets for Vermeer exhibition 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.

Press Release  18 April 2017

Imagining Ireland in 2116

Exhibition of All-Ireland Schools Art Competition launched at National Gallery of Ireland.

Press Release  05 April 2017

National Gallery of Ireland unveils new portrait commission as part of the Hennessy Portrait Prize

A portrait of Garry Hynes, the internationally renowned theatre director and co-founder of Druid, was today unveiled at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Press Release  03 April 2017

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

Portrait by artist Gareth Reid goes on display in the Gallery from Wednesday March 15th, 2017.

Press Release  15 March 2017

National Gallery of Ireland to reopen historic wings on 15 June 2017

After six years of refurbishment works, the National Gallery of Ireland will reopen to the public on Thursday 15 June 2017 with a complete new presentation of the permanent collection.

Press Release  08 March 2017

Scéim na dTeanga Oifigiúil 3ú Gailearaí Náisiúnta fógraíodh

Scéim na dTeanga Oifigiúil 3ú Gailearaí Náisiúnta fógraíodh. National Gallery's 3rd Offical language scheme is announced.

Press Release  03 March 2017

Rubens and Teniers now on view at the National Gallery of Ireland

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.

Press Release  25 January 2017

Beyond Caravaggio

The highly anticipated exhibition Beyond Caravaggio opens in the National Gallery of Ireland on Saturday 11 February 2017.

Press Release  23 January 2017