What's on

  1. Photo of molten bronze pouring into a cast

    Friends Fortnight

    Friends Fortnight: Poured in Bronze

    27 January 13.00 - 13.45

    Join internationally renowned sculptor Rowan Gillespie for this talk. An exclusive event for members of the Friends.

  2. Niamh MacNally in the Print Gallery. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends Fortnight

    Friends Fortnight: Organising an Exhibition

    28 January 13.00 - 13.45

    Ever wondered about the process of organising an exhibition at the Gallery? An exclusive event for members of the Friends of the Gallery.

  3. Oil painting portrait of a man and a monkey

    Pop-up talk

    Pop-up talk: Portrait of Cardinal Antonio Ciocchi del Monte

    28 January 13.15 - 13.35

    Join Kate Jameson for a free lunchtime talk focused on Sebastiano del Piombo's striking portrait.

  4. Italianate landscape painting

    Friends Fortnight

    Friends Fortnight: The Allure of the Ruins, with Robert O'Byrne

    29 January 13.00 - 13.45

    Join Robert O'Byrne, the Irish Aesthete, for a special talk exploring the allure of ruins. An exclusive event for members of the Friends of the Gallery.

  5. Photo of a tour guide speaking to a group of visitors in front of Dutch seventeenth-century paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends Fortnight

    Friends Fortnight: Dutch Art and Gin

    30 January 18.00 - 20.00

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

  6. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    30 January 18.30 - 19.15

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

  7. Photo of Miriam O'Callaghan

    Talk

    Moments in Time: Miriam O'Callaghan in conversation with Eric Luke

    30 January 18.30 - 20.00

    Join the respected journalist and celebrated photographer as they discuss key moments from Ireland's history through iconic photographs

  8. Photo of two women passing each other in a doorway in a gallery room with gilt-framed paintings on the walls.
  9. Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), 'A Ship against the Mewstone, at the Entrance to Plymouth Sound', c.1814. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Pop-up talk

    Pop-up talk: A Ship Against the Mewstone

    31 January 13.15 - 13.35

    Join Aoife-Marie Buckley for a free pop-up talk focused on J.M.W. Turner's dramatic watercolour. Part of the First Fortnight Festival programme of events.

  10. 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.

    Tour

    Chinese New Year tour in Mandarin

    01 February 11.30 - 12.15

    THIS TOUR IS FULLY BOOKED