What's on

  1. Free guided tours of selected works take place every weekend. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Pop-up talk

    Mass in a Connemara Cabin

    16 October 13.15 - 13.45

    A free pop-up talk in front of Aloysius O'Kelly's painting.

  2. William Hogarth, 'The Western Family', 1738


    Friends' Talk \ William Hogarth's 'The Western Family'

    17 October 12.00 - 12.30

    A free talk for members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  3. Art classes in the gallery. © National Gallery of Ireland.


    Rent an Easel

    18 October 17.00 - 20.00

    Our Rent an Easel programme is designed as an outlet for practicing artists to engage with exhibitions through drawing and painting.

  4. View of the Shaw Room at the National Gallery of Ireland, with a piano in the foreground.


    Ondine: Ravel and Beyond

    18 October 18.00 - 19.30

    The first in a new series of concerts presented in partnership with the RIAM

  5. A free guided tour of the Millennium Wing collection. © National Gallery of Ireland.


    Evening tour

    18 October 18.30 - 19.15

    A free tour of some of the highlights of the collection.

  6. Harry Jones Thaddeus (1860-1929), 'The Friends of the Model' - detail, 1881. Photograph © National Gallery of Ireland


    Art Appreciation Course \ Artists Abroad: The journey of art and its creators

    18 October 18.30 - 19.45

    Join Dr Sarah Wilson for this fascinating 10-week course exploring the intersection of art and travel.

  7. A drawing of a crab-eating fox by Dutch seventeenth-century artist Frans Post.

    Pop-up talk

    View of Olinda, Brazil

    19 October 13.15 - 13.45

    A free pop-up talk looking at Frans Post's painting in the exhibition 'Curious Creatures - Frans Post and Brazil'.

  8. A yoga class taking place in the Grand Gallery of the National Gallery of Ireland.


    Yoga at the Gallery

    20 October 10.30 - 11.30

    Join Mary Dowling, a certified yoga instructor and Gallery guide, for an hour of relaxation, mindfulness and art history.

  9. Children

    Storytime at the Gallery Shop

    20 October 11.30 - 12.30

    Join us for a special Halloween-themed Storytime in the Gallery Shop!

  10. A tour group from behind the bust of Gerry Hynes by Vera Klute. © National Gallery of Ireland.


    Highlights tour

    20 October 12.30 - 13.15

    A free tour of some of the highlights of the collection.