Two visitors drawing in the National Gallery of Ireland
Image © National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer: Jack Caffrey, Pimlico Project, 2017Credit

Sketching tours for schools

Available to book from April 2019

Who is this for? Post-primary students

How long will it take? 2 hours

Take a deeper look at the national collection with an artist from our panel of tour guides.  

Learn about the history of the paintings, and use sketching to observe and respond to details and techniques. This tour will aid Leaving Certificate students with the sketching component of their art history and appreciation exam, but can be adapted for different levels and ages.

Download our teachers’ notes for this tour