Events   from   Wednesday 01 October 2014

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British & American PaintingNov 2 201413:3014:00

Public Tour: Highlights of the Collection
Free public tour, Sunday, 1.30pm.
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Tours
William John Leech, A Convent Garden in Brittany, c. 1913 (Oil on canvas, 132 x 106cm) © The Artist’s Estate / Photo © National Gallery of Ireland Nov 2 201415:0015:45

Sunday Lecture 2 November
'The Art of Contemplation', with writers John F. Deane, Michael O'Siadhail and Gabriel Rosenstock in conversation with Mark Patrick Hederman OSB, Abbot of Glenstal Abbey. Free public lecture.
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Lectures & Talks
What's on at the National Gallery of Ireland?Nov 4 201410:3011:15

Tuesday Lecture 4 November
Edwin Landseer's 'Portrait of the Sheridan Family', with poet Macdara Woods in conversation with Adrian Le Harivel, National Gallery of Ireland. Free public lecture.
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Lectures & Talks
Special EventsNov 5 201413:0513:30

Lunchtime Poetry Reading 5 November
Poetry reading with Peter Sirr, Poet. Free event, no booking necessary.
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Lifelong Learning & Courses
What's on at the National Gallery of Ireland?Nov 6 201410:0012:00

Picture Clinic
Curators appraise paintings, prints and drawings brought into the Gallery. 10am - 12pm. No appointments necessary.
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Lectures and TalksNov 6 201418:3020:00

Special Thursday Evening Event
This series of events is being held in conjunction with the exhibition 'Lines of Vision: Irish Writers at the National Gallery'. This week, writers Theo Dorgan, Christine Dwyer Hickey and Billy Roche are in conversation with Writer and Critic Niall MacMonagle.
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Lectures & Talks
Friends of the National Gallery of IrelandNov 7 201411:0012:00

Special Curator's Talk
Special Curator's Talk on 'Lines of Vision: Irish Writers at the National Gallery of Ireland', with Janey McLean, NGI Curator of European Art 1850-1950 and editor of 'Lines of Vision: Irish Writers on Art'. A Friends of the National Gallery lecture. Advance booking required, contact friends@ngi.ie for details.
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Friends
Hennessy Portrait PrizeNov 8 2014 - Feb 8 2015

Hennessy Portrait Prize
The Hennessy Portrait Prize is a new competition celebrating the richness and diversity of portraiture and encouraging public interest in the work of contemporary artists. An exhibition of the 12 finalists shortlisted by the judging panel will go on display from 8 November
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Exhibitions
CoursesNov 8 201411:0013:00

Drawing Studies Winter 2014
'Drawing in the RHA Galleries and Spaces', with Joe Dunne RHA, Artist.
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Lifelong Learning & Courses
Dutch PaintingNov 8 201412:3013:00

Family Tour
Free family tour, no booking necessary.
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Tours