A photograph of people, with their backs to the camera, looking at three gilt-framed paintings on a blue wall.
Image © National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer: Jack Caffrey, The Pimlico Project, 2017.Credit

Exhibitions: Free for Friends

Experience more as a Friend, with 12 months of unlimited free entry to all exhibitions

Each year, the Gallery presents a diverse and vibrant programme of temporary exhibitions, from in-focus explorations of the work of a single artist, to thought-provoking group shows. 

As a member of the Friends, you can experience all exhibitions for free, as many times as you like.

Due to the popularity of Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light, we encourage Friends to pre-book if you have a particular time and date in mind.

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Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923), Sewing the Sail, 1896. 2019 © Photo Archive – Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia

Exhibitions at the Gallery

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All Membership Benefits

All members of the Friends enjoy 12 months of the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free entry to all ticketed exhibitions with no pre-booking required*
  • Exclusive access to the Members' Room in the heart of the Gallery, with refreshments and WIFI
  • 10% discount in the Gallery Shop
  • 10% discount in the Gallery Café
  • 10% discount on customised prints of works from the collection
  • 20% discount on selected Education activities including lecture, courses and workshops
  • Exclusive talks, tours, previews and events exclusively for Friends

Be part of something meaningful, enriching and exciting by becoming a Friend of the National Gallery of Ireland or by gifting a membership to someone you know. And, of course, you can also feel good in the knowledge that your membership supports the work of the National Gallery of Ireland!

* For some exceptionally busy exhibitions, Friends will be required to pre-book, but we will notify you in good time.

Detail from John Lavery's 'Her First Communion'.

Your support makes a difference!

Thanks to our growth in membership, the Friends have been able to support Gallery exhibitions and acquisitions.

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