Press Releases

  1. Watercolour of men herding cows through a mountainous landscape

    Press Release 01/01/2020

    For the month of January 2020, visit the annual Turner exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland.
  2. A group of gallery staff stand in the courtyard, smiling and looking up at the camera.

    Press Release 18/11/2019

    National Gallery of Ireland becomes first autism-friendly national cultural institution. 
  3. Abstract painting of a grid of grey, red, black, blue and yellow

    Press Release 14/11/2019

    National Gallery of Ireland announces exhibitions for 2020
  4. Group photo of men and women posing in an art gallery and holding colourful signs that say 'Apollo Project' and 'Art Makes You'.

    Press Release 22/10/2019

    The National Gallery of Ireland is delighted to launch Apollo Project, a new programme designed by young people for young people.
  5. Photo of two women and three men looking at a portrait in a gallery

    Press Release 08/10/2019

    Enda Bowe announced as winner of Zurich Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland. Mabel Forsyth and Mary O’Carroll selected as winners of first Zurich Young Portrait Prize.
  6. Branding for the Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize

    Press Release 29/08/2019

    National Gallery of Ireland announces shortlists for Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize.
  7. A black and white photograph of a woman and a man sitting side by side at a table, with two half full glasses of wine in front of them. They are turned towards each other, and the woman has her arm around the man's shoulder, and is smiling. Behind them is a large mirror in which we can see them reflected.

    Press Release 21/08/2019

    Photography exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland showcases rare works from the Bank of America collection.
  8. Daguerreotype portrait of Daniel O'Connell

    Press Release 19/07/2019

    The National Gallery of Ireland is delighted to present its first temporary photography display later this year.
  9. Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923), Sewing the Sail, 1896. 2019 © Photo Archive – Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia

    Press Release 10/07/2019

    National Gallery of Ireland presents first ever Irish exhibition of Spain’s Impressionist, Sorolla.
  10. Photograph of woman with nail art, reclining beside plant, against black background.

    Press Release 28/06/2019

    On the 18 July, Tropical Popical and the National Gallery of Ireland are delighted to launch
    R E N A I L S S A N C E, a display celebrating a yearlong creative partnership.