What's on

  1. An oil painting of a wooded scene.


    Pop-up Talk: Young Gainsborough

    17 May 13.15 - 13.35

    A free lunchtime talk in the exhibition Young Gainsborough: Rediscovered Landscape Drawings

  2. Oil painting of a grass-topped cliff, with waves crashing and a grey, overcast sky.
  3. Visitors enjoying a sketching tour in the National Gallery of Ireland as part of National Drawing Day 2018.


    Sketching Tour

    21 May 10.00 - 10.45

    A free sketching tour as part of National Drawing Day.

  4. Photo of a sensory-friendly workshop


    Sensory-friendly Drawing Session for Children

    21 May 10.00 - 11.00

    This workshop is now fully booked.

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    International Literature Festival Dublin: A Wonderful World of Illustration Seminar

    21 May 10.30 - 12.00

    Book now: Learn about pathways into illustration.

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    Life Drawing Session for Adults

    21 May 11.00 - 12.30

    A free drawing session as part of National Drawing Day.

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    Artists in Action

    21 May 11.00 - 15.00

    See artists drawing as part of National Drawing Day.

  8. A girl in the exhibition rooms in the Millennium Wing.


    Sketching Tour for Families

    21 May 12.00 - 12.45

    Free tour for kids and their grown ups as part of National Drawing Day.

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    Library and Archive display for National Drawing Day

    21 May 12.00 - 15.00

    A free display of works on paper as part of National Drawing Day.

  10. Photo of a group of young people drawing at a portrait workshop

    Special event

    Art TV

    21 May 12.30 - 15.30

    Use the magic of green-screen technology to step into artworks.