What's on

  1. Sean Rainbird looking at a semi-abstract blue and yellow painting of crayfish by Anne Yeats.

    Online Talk

    Online Talk: Curator's introduction to New Perspectives

    13 May 12.00 - 13.00

    Book now: free online talk with Sean Rainbird, Director of the National Gallery of Ireland

  2. Artist working at a printing press in Graphic Studio Dublin

    Online Talk

    Ask the Makers: Clare Henderson

    14 May 11.00 - 12.00

    Intaglio demonstration and discussion with Clare Henderson, Graphic Studio.

  3. National Drawing Day logo featuring pink and green squiggle lines and a purple starburst line. Text says National Drawing Day Saturday 15 May 2021

    Special event

    National Drawing Day 2021

    15 May 11.00 - 16.00

    Grab your pencils and get drawing on 15 May!

  4. A view of a banquet table. Among the food shown (lobster, fruit, vegetables) we see a squirrel on the table, and to the right, a small monkey.

    Online workshop

    Online Creative Activity for Families

    15 May 11.00 - 12.00

    Book now: A live online workshop with artist Louise McGrath.

  5. Young people taking part in an education class. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Online Talk

    Apollo Project Creative Careers: Holly Pereira

    15 May 11.45 - 12.45

    Book now: A free online talk with illustrator and muralist Holly Pereira.

  6. A detail of dirty hands after a charcoal art class. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Online workshop

    Sensory Drawing Class for Adults, in association with Gheel Autism Services

    15 May 14.00 - 15.00

    Book now: Online class to mark National Drawing Day.

  7. A colour etching depicting two rows of seven leaves

    Online Talk

    Online Talk: Enhancing the National Collection

    18 May 11.00 - 12.00

    Book now: Hear curators discuss new acquisitions

  8. Colour photograph of a printmaking studio with one woman in the foreground running paper through a printing press.

    Online Talk

    Ask the Makers: Louise Leonard

    21 May 11.00 - 12.00

    A live demonstration and discussion of printmaking techniques.

  9. A portrait of a woman wearing a highly decorative costume, including a high neck ruff, a dress with embellished shoulders and a jewelled cross around her neck.

    Online Talk

    Introducing Glamour and Governance

    24 May 13.15 - 14.00

    A free introductory talk with curator Adrian Le Harivel

  10. A view of the Merrion Square gallery building. © National Gallery of Ireland.