What's on

  1. A lecture for the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Film

    Private Life of a Masterpiece: 'The Taking of Christ' by Caravaggio

    15 November 14.00 - 15.00

    A free screening of the BBC documentary film, to mark the 25th anniversary of Caravaggio's painting going on display in the Gallery.

  2. A lecture for the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Film

    Private Life of a Masterpiece: 'The Taking of Christ' by Caravaggio

    15 November 16.00 - 17.00

    A free screening of the BBC documentary film, to mark the 25th anniversary of Caravaggio's painting going on display in the Gallery.

  3. Caravaggio's painting 'The Taking of Christ' superimposed with text reading: Thursday Lates, Caravaggio 25, 13th November, 4.30pm - 8.30pm. #NGILates

    Special event

    Thursday Lates \ Caravaggio 25

    15 November 16.30 - 20.30

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Caravaggio's 'The Taking of Christ' going on public display, join us for an evening of art, food, drinks, entertainment and creative activities for all ages.

  4. Visitors to Beyond Caravaggio in front of the Taking of Christ. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Talk

    Caravaggio 25 \ Fr Noel Barber SJ in conversation with Raymond Keaveney

    15 November 17.30 - 18.15

    Fr Noel Barber SJ in conversation with former director of the Gallery Raymond Keaveney, discussing Caravaggio and the impact of his painting on Gallery visitors since 1993.

  5. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), 'The Taking of Christ', 1602. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Talk

    Special Talk: Caravaggio 25th Anniversary

    15 November 18.30 - 19.30

    A special free talk with Professor Richard Spear, Professor Emeritus, Oberlin College, and Affiliate Research Professor, University of Maryland.

  6. A detail from Hugh Douglas Hamilton's painting of Cupid and Psyche in the nuptial bower.

    Friends

    Friends' Talk \ Cupid and Psyche in the Nuptial Bower

    16 November 11.00 - 12.00

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

  7. Pop-up talk

    Portraits from the Edge

    16 November 13.15 - 13.45

    Join Mags Harnett for a free pop-up talk in the Zurich Portrait Prize exhibition.

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

    Yoga

    Yoga at the Gallery

    17 November 10.30 - 11.30

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

  9. An oil painting of a Brazilian landscape with Brazilian animals in the foreground, and sugar mill buildings in the middleground with enslaved people working.

    Special event

    Unconference

    17 November 10.30 - 16.00

    Explore issues of home, colonialism, censorship and freedom of speech, and how they matter to young people in Ireland today.

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    17 November 12.30 - 13.15

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