What's on

  1. Photo of a tour guide speaking to a group of visitors in front of John Lavery's painting The Artist's Studio, in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Pop-up talk

    Pop-up talk: Frying Pan, Eggs and Napkin

    25 February 13.15 - 13.35

    Join Liz Ward for a free lunchtime talk focused on William Scott's painting.

  2. Mainie Jellett (1897-1944), 'A composition', 1930s. © National Gallery of Ireland


    Friends Lunchtime Lecture Series: Irish Women Artists & Modernism

    26 February 13.00 - 13.45

    Join Sarah Wilson for the fourth lecture in the series, focused on Irish women artists and modernism. Exclusively for members of the Friends of the Gallery.

  3. Black and white photo of children standing with one hand on their chests, pledging allegiance.

    Apollo Project

    Apollo Project \ My Perspective: Dorothea Lange

    27 February 17.30 - 18.00

    Part of a series of pop-up talks BY young people FOR young people

  4. Frederic William Burton (1816-1900), 'The meeting on the turret stairs' - detail. © National Gallery of Ireland.


    Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs

    27 February 17.30 - 18.30

    Frederic William Burton's much-loved watercolour is available to view for one hour on Thursdays, and one hour on Sundays.

  5. Blurred black and white photo of a herd of deer running through a forest.
  6. A visitor looking at Berthe Morisot's painting Corsage Noir in the Millennium Wing of the National Gallery of Ireland.


    Highlights tour

    27 February 18.30 - 19.15

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

  7. Watercolour drawing of six apples


    Friends: Curators' lecture on Drawn from Nature

    27 February 18.30 - 20.15

    Join Patricia Butler as she introduces the exhibition 'Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art'. An exclusive event for members of the Friends of the Gallery.

  8. Visitors listening to a recital by the Royal Irish Academy of Music in the Wintergarden. © National Gallery of Ireland.


    RIAM: New Music Dublin

    28 February 13.00 - 14.00

    Join musicians from the Royal Irish Academy of Music for an exhilarating lunchtime concert at the National Gallery of Ireland.

  9. Oil painting of the Prodigal Son feeding swine

    Special event

    Murillo Study Day

    28 February 13.30 - 17.30


  10. Film still from Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Special event

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire film screening, plus LGBTQIA+ tour

    28 February 16.30 - 20.15

    We are delighted to partner with the Irish Film Institute for this special event, featuring an LGBTQIA+ themed tour of the Gallery followed by a film screening in the IFI.