What's on

  1. A child in the foyer of the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Tour

    New parents' tour

    10 December 14.00 - 14.45

    A free tour for carers, guardians, and parents of young children.

  2. Countess Constance Markievicz in uniform, kneeling against a studio prop holding a gun, studio.

    Talk

    Tuesday Talk & Tea \ Markievicz: Portraits & Propaganda

    11 December 11.00 - 12.00

    Donal Maguire, curator of the current exhibition Markievicz: Portraits & Propaganda, will give an introduction to the exhibition and life of Constance Markeivicz.

  3. Friends on a tour in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Pop-up talk

    The Temptation of Saint Anthony

    11 December 13.15 - 13.45

    A free pop-up talk focused on Domenicus van Wijnen's seventeenth-century painting.

  4. Detail from an oil painting showing a group of men and women singing, with one man playing the flute.

    Special event

    Pop-up performance \ National Gallery of Ireland Choir

    12 December 13.30 - 14.00

    Join the National Gallery of Ireland Choir for a festive performance of some Christmas songs in the beautiful surrounds of the Shaw Room.

  5. Costumes created by Amanda Coogan for the artwork Floats in the Aether.

    Performance

    Floats in the Aether \ Amanda Coogan

    13 December 13.00 - 13.40

    Floats in the Aether is a large-scale performance by artist Amanda Coogan, comprising a series of events involving women and girls of different backgrounds and social contexts. The National Gallery of Ireland choir will take part…

  6. Costumes created by Amanda Coogan for the artwork Floats in the Aether.

    Performance

    Floats in the Aether \ Amanda Coogan

    13 December 16.00 - 17.00

    Floats in the Aether is a large-scale performance by artist Amanda Coogan, comprising a series of events involving women and girls of different backgrounds and social contexts. Fine Art Sculpture students of NCAD will take part…

  7. A tour guide speaking about Vera Klute's bust of Gerry Hynes. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Constructing Canaletto's Views

    13 December 16.30 - 17.15

    A conversational tour of the exhibition Canaletto and the Art of Venice led by Dr Conor Lucey and Aoife-Marie Buckley.

  8. Merrion Square forecourt. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Special event

    Gallery closing early at 5.30pm

    13 December 17.30 - 20.30

    The Gallery will close at 5.30pm today to facilitate essential staff training.

  9. Costumes created by Amanda Coogan for the artwork Floats in the Aether.

    Performance

    Floats in the Aether \ Amanda Coogan

    14 December 12.30 - 13.10

    Floats in the Aether is a large-scale performance by artist Amanda Coogan, comprising a series of events involving women and girls of different backgrounds and social contexts. A group of TDs and Senators will take part in this…

  10. A guided tour of the artworks on display in the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Pop-up talk

    Sansovino through the eyes of Canaletto

    14 December 13.15 - 13.45

    A free pop-up talk in the exhibition 'Canaletto and the Art of Venice'. Exhibition ticket required.