Exhibitions at the Gallery

All visitors must book a ticket in advance. Find out more.

You can contact us at [email protected] for general queries, or at [email protected] for queries about our exhibitions.

On view now

Peter Paul Rubens(1577-1640), 'Head of a Bearded Man' - detail, 1622-24 . © National Gallery of Ireland

New Perspectives. Acquisitions 2011–2020

Visit our new exhibition. On view until 2 August.

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All visitors must book a free general admission ticket to see the following free exhibitions. This ticket also gives you access to the permanent collection and Gallery Shop. If you've purchased a ticket for New Perspectives, you don't need to book a free general admission ticket for the same day.

Book your free general admission ticket here

A portrait of a woman wearing a highly decorative costume, including a high neck ruff, a dress with embellished shoulders and a jewelled cross around her neck.

Glamour and Governance

New exhibition on view until 3 October.

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Caricature of George Bernard Shaw

Shaw and the Gallery: A Priceless Education

On view until 19 September.

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Two naked figures set looking at a television set in front of them, which illuminates them

George Wallace: Reflections on Life

On view until 29 August.

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Upcoming exhibitions

Call for entries

Zurich Portrait Prize 2021

Open to artists in Ireland and Irish artists living abroad.

Enter before 23 June 2021.

Find out how to enter the Zurich Portrait Prize

Zurich Young Portrait Prize 2021

Open to children and young people in Ireland aged 0-18.

Enter before 23 June 2021.

Find out how to enter the Zurich Young Portrait Prize

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