Press Releases

  1. Map of Genoa dating to 1781.

    Press Release 18/02/2019

    A new exhibition showcasing rare Italian guidebooks from centuries past opens on 16 March at the National Gallery of Ireland.
  2. Stephen Doyle (b. 1994), Dylan is ainm dom…, 2018. © Stephen Doyle.

    Press Release 19/02/2019

    The National Gallery of Ireland is proud to bring OUTing the Past: The Festival of LGBT History to Dublin for the first time on Saturday 23 March. 
  3. A painted view of a harbour with a sailboat in the foreground and a cliff to the right.

    Press Release 10/01/2019

    New exhibition, 'Nathaniel Hone: Travels of a Landscape Artist', to open at the National Gallery of Ireland on 23 February 2019
  4. Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614), 'The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon', c.1600. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Press Release 31/10/2018

    National Gallery of Ireland receives funding under Bank of America Art Conservation Project to undertake scientific analysis and technical imaging of The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon.
  5. Countess Constance Markievicz in uniform, kneeling against a studio prop holding a gun, studio.

    Press release 26/10/2018

    Artist and aristocrat, prisoner and parliamentarian, suffragette and soldier. These are just some of the sides to Constance Markievicz, née Gore-Booth, explored in the National Gallery of Ireland’s new exhibition, 'Markievicz: Portraits & Propaganda'.
  6. Donald Teskey (b.1956), Lenny Abrahamson (b.1966), filmmaker. 2018. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. Commissioned by the National Gallery of Ireland, 2018.

    Press Release 17/09/2018

    Portrait of Oscar-nominated film director Lenny Abrahamson goes on view at National Gallery of Ireland
  7. Press release 25/07/2018

    The National Gallery of Ireland presents a showcase of archival material related to Irish women artists from the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art and the Yeats Archive collections. 
  8. Jonathan Benington, curator of 'Roderic O'Conor and the Moderns. Between Paris and Pont Aven' pictured in the exhibition space.

    Press Release 18/07/2018

    Innovative Irish artist Roderic O’Conor takes centre stage at National Gallery 
  9. Alison Lowry, Jewels, pate de verre, 75 x 22 x 22cm each. Photographer: Glenn Norwood

    Press release 11/07/2018

    On Sunday 15 July the National Gallery of Ireland celebrates Ealaín, a day of Irish culture for all the family.
  10. Frans Post (1612-1680), Jaguar. © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem

    Press release 09/07/2018

    The National Gallery of Ireland presents an exhibition of animal drawings and paintings by Dutch artist Frans Post (1612–1680).