Please note that the Milltown and Dargan Wings are closed for essential maintenance. The Beit and Millennium Wings remain open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause. Avail of a special €5 ticket to current exhibition Shaping Ireland for the duration of the closure. Just visit our exhibition desk or book online below.
13 April – 7 July 2019
Beit Wing (Rooms 6-10)
Spanning 250 years, Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art comprises artworks by fifty artists, exploring the relationship between people and the natural world.
In addition to artists of the past, such as George Barret, Paul Henry and Jack B. Yeats, it includes contemporary practitioners like Dorothy Cross, Willie Doherty, Kathy Prendergast and Sean Scully, as well as Niamh O’Malley, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Samuel Laurence Cunnane and others.
Encompassing a range of artistic media and perspectives, this exhibition examines different land types and uses, revealing the significant role artists have played in visualising aspects of human impact on the environment.
The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue, featuring a selection of expert responses by individuals such as Paula Meehan (poet), Mary Reynolds (landscape designer), Duncan Stewart (environmentalist) and John Tuomey (architect), among others.
Exhibition curator | Donal Maguire
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