What's on

  1. A family in the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Children

    Family-friendly tour

    26 May 12.30 - 13.15

    Join us every Sunday for a free tour of the collection, tailored to engage young visitors and their families.

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    26 May 13.30 - 14.15

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

  3. Viewings

    Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs

    26 May 14.00 - 15.00

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

  4. Painting of a harbour with a large green mountain in the background, a stone pier to the left and right, and some small rowboats.

    Talk

    Shaping Ireland Panel Discussion

    26 May 15.00 - 16.00

    With Duncan Stewart, Ella McSweeney and Dr Brendan Dunford. Part of the programme of events for 'Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art'.

  5. Black and white etching of a landscape with slanted trees silhouetted in the foreground against a lake and sky behind.

    Workshop

    Bealtaine Festival: Introduction to Printmaking

    29 May 15.00 - 16.00

    Join artist and printmaker Elaine Leader for this workshop introducing printmaking techniques. Aimed particularly at adults in later life, as part of Bealtaine Festival 2019.

  6. Viewings

    Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs

    30 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.

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

    Tour

    Evening tour

    30 May 18.30 - 19.15

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

  8. Black and white etching of a landscape with slanted trees silhouetted in the foreground against a lake and sky behind.

    Pop-up talk

    In Conversation: Making their Mark

    30 May 18.30 - 19.15

    Join us for a special pop-up talk with art historian Valerie Moffat in conversation with artist Clare Henderson in the exhibition 'Making their Mark: Irish Painter-Etchers and the Etching Revival'.

  9. Photograph of a country road, bordered by green hedgerows and field, with three concrete bollards blocking the road.

    Special event

    Shaping Ireland: Art in the Anthropocene

    06 June 18.30 - 19.30

    A conversation with Willie Doherty, one of Ireland’s most prominent contemporary artists.

  10. Painting of a man and gun dog walking along a forest track with trees and rocks looming over them.

    Pop-up talk

    Pop-up Talk: William Orpen, 'Trees at Howth'

    07 June 13.15 - 13.45

    A free pop-up talk focusing on William Orpen's work, currently on view in the exhibition 'Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art'. Valid exhibition ticket required for this date and time.