What's on

  1. Naomi Faughnan

    Talk

    Staging Canaletto / Pop-up Talk

    21 March 13.15 - 13.45

    A pop-up talk with set and costume designer Naomi Faughnan; part of the Rough Magic SEEDS response to Canaletto and the Art of Venice

  2. Purple poster with text reading Thursday Lates Live music and entertainmment, guided tours, food and drink and more. #NGILates

    Thursday Lates

    Thursday Lates / OUTing the Past

    21 March 16.30 - 20.30

    Start your weekend early and join us for Thursday Lates - this month, we're celebrating OUTing the Past: The Festival of LGBT History!

  3. Purple poster with text reading Thursday Lates Live music and entertainmment, guided tours, food and drink and more. #NGILates

    Tour

    Thursday Lates / LGBTQ+ tours of the collection

    21 March 17.00 - 19.30

    Special tours every half hour from 5pm-7.3opm to celebrate Thursday Lates

  4. Canaletto, The Grand Canal looking south-west from the Rialto to Ca’ Foscari, Royal Collection Trust / ©  Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018.

    Special event

    Staging Canaletto / Live Reading

    21 March 17.30 - 18.00

    Live readings of 'The Mouth of the Grand Canal', a new short play by writer Ciara Elizabeth Smyth in response to Canaletto and the Art of Venice

  5. Frederic William Burton (1816-1900), 'The meeting on the turret stairs' - detail. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Viewings

    Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs

    21 March 17.30 - 18.30

    Frederic William Burton's much-loved watercolour is available to view for one hour on Thursdays, and one hour on Sundays.

  6. Purple poster with text reading Thursday Lates Live music and entertainmment, guided tours, food and drink and more. #NGILates

    Workshop

    Thursday Lates / Drag and Draw Workshop

    21 March 18.00 - 20.00

    Drag queen Bunny will be the model for a guided drawing session in the beautiful surrounds of the Gallery’s Shaw Room.

  7. Canaletto, 'The Grand Canal looking West with the Scalzi & S. Simone Piccolo', c.1726-7. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

    Special event

    Staging Canaletto / Live Reading

    21 March 18.30 - 19.00

    Live readings of 'The Mouth of the Grand Canal', a new short play by writer Ciara Elizabeth Smyth in response to Canaletto and the Art of Venice

  8. A yoga class taking place in the Grand Gallery of the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Yoga

    Evening Yoga at the Gallery

    21 March 18.30 - 19.30

    This class is now fully booked.

  9. Canaletto, The Canale di Santa Chiara looking north towards the Lagoon. Royal Collection Trust / ©  Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018.

    Special event

    Staging Canaletto / Live Reading

    21 March 19.30 - 20.00

    Live readings of 'The Mouth of the Grand Canal', a new short play by writer Ciara Elizabeth Smyth in response to Canaletto and the Art of Venice

  10. John Gunning

    Special event

    Staging Canaletto / A Live Light

    22 March 10.00 - 12.00

    A live art light response led by John Gunning, lighting designer; part of the Rough Magic SEEDS response to Canaletto and the Art of Venice