2009 Press Releases

Recovered Yeats Painting on Loan to NGI

The National Gallery of Ireland is pleased to announce that the recently recovered painting by Jack Yeats, 'Bachelor's Walk, in Memory' (1915), has been placed on long-term loan to the Gallery.

Release   04 November 2009

Exhibition of Prints by Edvard Munch at NGI

An exhibition of 40 prints by Norway's greatest artist, Edvard Munch (1863-1944), will go on display at the National Gallery of Ireland from 19 September until 6 December 2009.

Release   01 September 2009

Portrait of Count John McCormack

McCormack is still regarded as one of the world's finest lyric tenors. This portrait by Orpen reflects the huge reputation the singer commanded internationally during his lifetime.

Release   24 June 2009

Retrospective of Thomas Roberts (1748-1777)

A major retrospective exhibition of Waterford-born artist Thomas Roberts (1748-1777), will open in the Beit Wing of the National Gallery of Ireland on 28 March and will continue until 28 June 2009.

Release   01 March 2009

Three Masterpieces from Delft

Three world-renowned paintings by Dutch 17th-century masters, Vermeer, Fabritius and De Hooch, are the focus of a special exhibition in the Beit Wing of the National Gallery of Ireland from 14th February until 24th May 2009.

Release   01 February 2009

Recent Major Acquisitions on View

Two important Irish paintings recently acquired by the National Gallery of Ireland are now on public view: 'An Angling Party' by Matthew James Lawless, and 'On the Bridge at Grez' (1884) by Sir John Lavery.

Release   01 February 2009

The Golden Age of Finnish Art 1870-1920

Just over one week to go to see the acclaimed Finnish exhibition in the Millennium Wing of the National Gallery of Ireland, Northern Stars and Southern Lights before it closes on Sunday 1st February 2009

Release   23 January 2009