Press Releases

  1. Caricature of George Bernard Shaw

    Exhibition celebrates George Bernard Shaw’s legacy

    10/07/2020: Shaw and the Gallery: A Priceless Education opens 13 July 2020
  2. Facade of Millennium Wing entrance to National Gallery of Ireland

    National Gallery of Ireland begins phased reopening from 29 June 2020

    26/06/2020: Favourite works from the national collection on display to the public again.
  3. Photo of a jockey covered in mud

    Celebration of the horse in Irish life, history and art

    11/06/2020: Free virtual tour of landmark exhibition Irish Horse at the National Gallery of Ireland.
  4. Drawing Day 2020 logo

    'Go big and stay home!'

    08/05/2020: National Gallery of Ireland announces National Drawing Day 2020 will take place in homes around the country.
  5. Photo of Mary Keane

    Board of National Gallery of Ireland elects Mary Keane as new Chair

    07/05/2020: The Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland has elected Mary Keane as its new Chair.  
  6. Logos for Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize

    National Gallery of Ireland launches Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize

    08/04/2020: Call-out to artists, children and young people for entries to national competitions
  7. Botanical drawing

    Irish botanical art at the National Gallery of Ireland this Spring

    06/03/2020: Free exhibition Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art opens on 7 March 2020.
  8. A rainbow flag with OUTing the Past, Dublin 2020 on it
  9. Oil painting of group of people watching man depart on horseback

    Free exhibition Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored opens on 29 February 2020

    28/02/2020: For the first time in 30 years, newly-conserved works by Murillo displayed at the National Gallery of Ireland.
  10. Watercolour of men herding cows through a mountainous landscape

    For the month of January 2020, visit the annual Turner exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland

    01/01/2020: This year, watercolours by J.M.W. Turner (1775–1851) will be complemented by a broad range of works by some twenty artists who were inspired by him.