What's on

  1. Nathaniel Hone the Elder (1718-1784), 'The Conjuror', 1775. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends

    Friends' Overseas Trip: Irish Art in London

    15 January - 17 January

    Join art historian Jessica Fahy on an Irish art-themed tour of London.

  2. Course

    Drawing a Breath: 8-week mindful drawing course

    17 January 13.00 - 14.00

    This course is now fully booked.

  3. Culture Night 2018

    Special event

    Thursday Lates

    17 January 16.30 - 20.30

    Our Thursday Lates events are a great opportunity to enjoy the Gallery after hours.

  4. A tour group from behind the bust of Gerry Hynes by Vera Klute. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Teachers' Tour of Canaletto and the Art of Venice

    17 January 17.00 - 18.00

    A teacher from the Gallery’s tour guide panel will lead this tour, discussing the curricular links present within the exhibition.

  5. Performance artist Amanda Coogan walking through the National Gallery of Ireland as part of her performance Floats in the Aether.

    Performance

    Floats in the Aether \ Amanda Coogan

    17 January 17.30 - 18.10

    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 business leaders will take part in this…

  6. A visitor in front of Picasso's Still Life with a Mandolin. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    17 January 17.30 - 18.15

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

  7. Performance

    Stephen James Smith at the National Gallery of Ireland

    17 January 18.00 - 19.10

    Poet Stephen James Smith will perform a newly commissioned poem about Caravaggio's painting 'The Taking of Christ' as part of this month's Thursday Lates event. There will be three 10 minute performances - at…

  8. A photograph of Lucy Whitaker, Senior Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust, standing in front of a painting by Canaletto.

    Talk

    Canaletto: Truthful observer and brilliant re-creator of the city of Venice

    17 January 18.30 - 19.30

    Lucy Whitaker, Senior Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust, will give the first lecture in our Discovering Venice lecture series.

  9. A group of visitors looking at the statue of George Bernard Shaw in the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    17 January 18.30 - 19.15

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

  10.  Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), Frontispiece to the Liber Studiorum. Image © National Gallery of Ireland

    Friends

    Friends' Talk: J.M.W. Turner's Liber Studiorum Prints

    18 January 11.00 - 12.00

    A free talk for members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland