Press Releases

  1. 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.
  2. Black and white photograph of children playing in a yard beneath a clothes line of washing.

    Press Release 19/07/2019

    The National Gallery of Ireland is delighted to present its first temporary photography display later this year.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. An abstract composition by Wassily Kandinsky entitled Composition, dating to 1922. Image: Courtesy of Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Graphische Sammlung. Photo: © Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

    Press Release 20/06/2019

    Celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus at the National Gallery of Ireland.
  6. Press Release 16/04/2019

    The National Gallery of Ireland is delighted to launch its Strategic Plan 2019–2023, presenting its priorities and programmes over the next five years.
  7. A black and white photograph with a low horizon and expansive cloudy sky, with simple whitewashed cottage standing in a field.

    Press Release 12/04/2019

    The National Gallery of Ireland brings Ireland’s great outdoors inside for its new exhibition Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art, which opens on Saturday, 13 April 2019.
  8. Watercolour of woman in a green dress standing with her arms out perpendicular to her body.

    Press Release 09/04/2019

    The National Gallery of Ireland and EVE Castleview HUB are delighted to announce a brand new display of works celebrating five years of partnership.
  9. The logo for the Zurich Young Portrait Prize 2019; splashes of colourful paint, and text saying Zurich Young Portrait Prize

    Press Release 01/04/2019

    Following the outstanding success of the National Gallery of Ireland’s nationwide portrait prize, the Gallery is delighted to introduce a new competition, the Zurich Young Portrait Prize, launching in April 2019. 
  10. 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 Historyto Dublin for the first time on Saturday 23 March.