Detailed watercolour of tall beech trees
Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), Beech Trees at Norbury Park, Leatherhead, Surrey, c.1797. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland.Credit


Sketching Tour of Turner: The Sun is God

08 December 18.00 - 19.00

Meet at the exhibition desk

Full price: €25

Discounts available for over 65s, jobseekers, students and members of the Friends.


Take a deeper look at Turner: The Sun is God with an artist from our guide panel.  

Learn about the history of the paintings and use sketching to observe and respond to details and techniques. No artistic ability required, just a willingness to get creative! The ticket includes access to the exhibition. 

  • We will provide clipboards, paper and pencils
  • Bring your own dry materials, if you like
  • No wet materials (paint, watercolour etc.) allowed



Turner: The Sun is God is organised in cooperation with Tate.

The exhibition is proudly supported by Grant Thornton, Exhibition Partner.

The Gallery would like to thank the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media for their ongoing support. 

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