A detail from an oil painting of a woman and a young child reading together.
Walter Frederick Osborne (1859-1903), Mary Guinness and her Daughter Margaret, 1898.
Heritage Gift, 2023. National Gallery of Ireland Collection.


Drawing the Collection: Walter Frederick Osborne's The Guinness Portrait

27 June 13.00 - 14.15

Education Studio

Full price: €5

Discounts available for over 65s/Jobseekers/Students/Friends of the Gallery

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Join artist Mags Harnett for a tutored lunchtime drawing session. This event takes place in the gallery rooms and takes inspiration from works on display. All basic drawing materials will be available; however participants are welcome to bring their own dry materials if they wish.

This month we will take inspiration from the portrait of Mary Guinness and her daughter Margaret, on display as part of our exhibition Walter Frederick Osborne: The Guinness Portrait.

  • The meeting point is the Education Studio. 
  • Easiest access is via the Merrion Square entrance to the Gallery but ask any member of staff for directions.
  • Seating and materials are available for this event in the Gallery rooms.

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