What's on

  1. James Barry (1741-1806), 'Self-Portrait as Timanthes', c.1780-1803. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Friends

    Friends event \ The Grand Gallery: Artists and Emigration

    25 July 10.00 - 13.00

    Join us in looking behind the canvases of artists like Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough and other emigrant artists such as Angelica Kauffmann and Johan Zoffany.

  2. Visitors in front of Rosa Bonheur's A Stag in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    25 July 14.30 - 15.15

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

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    26 July 14.30 - 15.15

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

  4. Special event

    Thursday Lates \ Summer in the City

    26 July 16.30 - 20.30

    Join us for the second installment of our Thursday Lates series of events.

  5. Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman film.

    Film

    The Greatest Showman

    26 July 18.00 - 19.45

    A screening of the film The Greatest Showman, to celebrate our exhibition Circus250: Art of the Show. In association with the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  6. A tour of the Grand Gallery showing a painting by Joshua Reynolds. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Evening tour

    26 July 18.30 - 19.15

    A free tour of highlights from the collection.

  7. An illustration by Steve Simpson

    Children

    Illustration workshop for children \ Steve Simpson

    27 July 11.00 - 12.30

    Join artist-in-residence Steve Simpson for an illustration workshop. Suitable for children aged 8+.

  8. Pop-up talk

    Travelling Circus, County Clare

    27 July 13.15 - 13.45

    A free lunchtime talk in front of Percy Francis Gethin's artwork, on display in the exhibition Circus250: Art of the Show.

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    27 July 14.30 - 15.15

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

  10. An illustration by Steve Simpson

    Workshop

    Illustration workshop for professionals \ Steve Simpson

    28 July 10.00 - 17.00

    Illustrator and graphic designer Steve Simpson will deliver this day-long intensive workshop for industry professionals.