What's On

  1. John Lavery (1856-1941), 'The Artist's Studio: Lady Hazel Lavery with her Daughter Alice and Stepdaughter Eileen', 1910-1913. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Public Tour: Costumes in Art

    25 May 11.30 - 12.30

    Join us for a free guided tour exploring costumes and textiles that feature in artworks in the permanent collection.

    Free
  2. A photograph of a row of red brick houses with the windows and doors boarded up. Two people walk by in opposite directions, both holding umbrellas.

    Tour

    Enhanced Public Tour: Silent City

    25 May 13.00 - 14.00

    Join the Gallery’s highly trained tour guides for an enhanced exploration of this exhibition

    Free
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    Public Tour: Highlights

    25 May 14.30 - 15.30

    Join us for a free guided tour of some of the highlights of the collection.

    Free
  4. People taking part in a drawing activity in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Workshop

    Sunday Family Drop-in Workshop

    26 May 11.30 - 13.30

    Join us in the Shaw Room, and create your own masterpiece.

    Free
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    Tour

    Public Tour: Highlights

    26 May 11.30 - 12.30

    Join us for a free guided tour of some of the highlights of the collection.

    Free
  6. A young child on a free family friendly tour in the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Tour

    Public Tour: Family Tour

    26 May 13.00 - 14.00

    Join us for a special tour designed for children and their guardians, parents and carers.

    Free
  7. Poster for comedy act Underthings

    Tour

    Public Tour: Comedy Tour

    26 May 14.30 - 15.30

    Join Underthings - Improv, an improv and sketch duo, for a tour of the Gallery with a twist!

    Free
  8. Photograph of a stone-building-lined street with a church spire in distance.

    Workshop

    Drawing the Collection: Exploring Silent City

    30 May 13.00 - 14.15

    Join artist Join artist Nicola Sedgwick, for a tutored drawing session inspired by works in our Silent City exhibition

    €5
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    Special event

    Tipple with Art

    30 May 17.45 - 20.00

    Learn to paint a painting from our collection

    €55
  10.  An oil painting of a terraced house. Its front door is open; a stout bottle sits on the hall-floor, while an abandoned doll is flopped face down on the doorstep. In a neighbouring street, a pub bears the sign 'Byrne'. Angular shadows connect the pub and the house. Lit by artificial light the scene is dark and the mood oppressive

    Workshop

    Quiet Drawing Sessions for Adults: Cityscapes

    30 May 18.00 - 19.30

    All neurodivergent adults at all levels welcome

    Free