What's on

  1. Sarah Edmondson. Photo © the artist.

    Art Educator in Residence

    Children's Workshop: Vermeer meets Monty Python

    20 August 14.00 - 16.00

    A free workshop with our Art Educator in Residence Sarah Edmondson. Places are limited.

  2. Merrion Square forecourt. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Heritage Week

    The National Gallery's flower garden

    21 August 13.15 - 13.45

    A free talk about the Gallery's new flower garden and pollinator strip in our Merrion Square forecourt, with Ciaran Burke.

  3. Jacob van Ruisdael (1628/29-1682), 'The Castle of Bentheim'. © National Gallery of Ireland.William John Leech (1881-1968), 'A Convent Garden, Brittany' (detail). © the artist's estate. Photography © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Heritage Week

    A Convent Garden, Brittany.

    22 August 13.15 - 13.45

    A free pop-up talk in front of William Leech's 'A Convent Garden, Brittany'. In association with Heritage Week.

  4. Jan Weenix (1642-1719), 'Game-piece: the Garden of a Château', 1690s (detail). Image © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Heritage Week

    Nature's Riches: Game-piece in the garden of a Château

    23 August 13.15 - 13.45

    A free pop-up talk on the painting by Jan Weenix.

  5. Scrapbooks in the Centre for the Study of Irish Art. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Open day

    Library and Archive Open Afternoon

    23 August 14.30 - 17.15

    Discover some of the treasures in our library and archive collection during this free Heritage Week Open Afternoon.

  6. Scrapbooks in the Centre for Study of Irish Art. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Heritage Week

    Heritage Week: Library and Archive Open Afternoon

    23 August 14.30 - 17.15

    Drop by our ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art and see a selection of material from our Library and Archives collection.

  7. Book and archive display in the Sir Denis Mahon Reading Room. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Heritage Week

    Wild and Domestic: nature in drawings and archives

    24 August 17.00 - 18.00

    A tour of the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art and the Prints and Drawings collections. In association with Heritage Week 2017.

  8. Daniel Maclise (1806-1870), 'The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife', c.1854. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Pop-up talk

    Pósadh Strongbow agus Aoife

    24 August 18.00 - 18.30

    Comhrá os comhair 'Pósadh Strongbow agus Aoife', idir Diarmuid de Faoite agus Caomhán Mac Con Iomiare.

  9. A tour from behind the bust of Gerry Hynes. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Evening tour

    24 August 18.30 - 19.15

    A public tour of the collection on display in the gallery.

  10. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), 'Interior with figures'. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Heritage Week

    Interior with figures

    A free pop-up talk in front of the painting by Rembrandt.