What's on

  1. Friends on a tour in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Pop-up talk

    Crouching Venus

    21 May 13.15 - 13.45

    Join us for a free lunchtime talk about Giacomo Vanelli's 19th-century marble sculpture of Venus.

  2. A painted view of New York, painted from a high viewpoint looking down on the snow-covered roofs of buildings.

    Friends

    Friends' Talk: Alice Neel

    22 May 12.00 - 12.30

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

  3. Workshop

    Bealtaine Festival: Introduction to Printmaking

    22 May 15.00 - 16.15

    This workshop is now fully booked.

  4. View of the Shaw Room at the National Gallery of Ireland, with a piano in the foreground.

    Music

    Strings Attached, with the RIAM

    23 May 15.00 - 16.00

    Join us for a free performance by musicians from the RIAM and the Lilla Academy Chamber Orchestra in Stockholm.

  5. Viewings

    Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs

    23 May 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. A black and white photograph with a low horizon and expansive cloudy sky, with simple whitewashed cottage standing in a field.

    Special event

    Shaping Ireland Panel Discussion with Contemporary Artists

    23 May 18.30 - 19.30

    Artists Caoimhe Kilfeather, Mairead O’hEocha, Niamh O'Malley and Amelia Stein discussing their relationship with the Irish landscape, and how it informs their art.

  7. A visitor looking at artworks in the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Evening tour

    23 May 18.30 - 19.15

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

  8. A painted view of New York, painted from a high viewpoint looking down on the snow-covered roofs of buildings.

    Friends

    Friends' Talk: Alice Neel

    24 May 11.00 - 12.00

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

  9. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Pop-up talk

    Pop-up Talk: Jack B. Yeats, 'Crossing the Canal Bridge'

    24 May 13.15 - 13.45

    A free lunchtime talk focusing on Jack B. Yeats' painting, currently on view in the exhibition 'Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art'. Valid exhibition ticket required for this date and time.

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    25 May 12.30 - 13.15

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