Current Press Releases

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

National Gallery acquires collection of over 400 letters and drawings by Sir William Orpen

The National Gallery of Ireland is very pleased to announce the acquisition of a significant archive of over 400 letters and drawings by Sir William Orpen.

Press Release  20 December 2016

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016 - Exhibition Open

The exhibition of shortlisted artists is now on display at the National Gallery.

Press Release  25 November 2016

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016 - Finalists Revealed

The fourteen artists shortlisted for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize have been revealed.

Press Release  06 October 2016

Creating History: Stories of Ireland in Art

The National Gallery of Ireland announces its principal contribution to the Decade of Centenaries with an exhibition that opens to the public on Saturday 8 October, running until 15 January 2017. Admission is free.

Press Release  28 September 2016

Forthcoming Exhibitions 2016/17

A look at some of the forthcoming exhibitions at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Press Release  30 August 2016