What's on

  1. Visitors enjoying a sketching tour in the National Gallery of Ireland as part of National Drawing Day 2018.

    Access

    Sketching tour

    23 November 13.30 - 14.30

    Explore the Gallery's collection and beautiful architecture on this free sketching tour.

  2. A visitor in front of a painting by Ernest Proctor. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    23 November 14.30 - 15.15

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

  3. Installation photo of an exhibition of paintings hung on white walls.

    Friends

    Friends: IMMA exhibition tour

    23 November 15.00 - 17.00

    THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    24 November 11.30 - 12.15

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

  5. A family hold up the masks that they created at a drop-in family workshop at the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Children

    Drop-in family workshop

    24 November 11.30 - 13.30

    A free creative workshop for children and their families.

  6. A woman crouched down beside a small child and pointing at a painting on a tour of the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Children

    Family-friendly tour

    24 November 12.30 - 13.15

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

  7. A visitor looking at a painting. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    24 November 13.30 - 14.15

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

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

    Viewing

    Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs

    24 November 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.

  9. Photo of a man posing in a gallery beside a large fine-art photograph of a woman holding a child.

    Talk

    Talk: Enda Bowe, winner of the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019

    24 November 15.00 - 15.50

    Artist Enda Bowe will speak about his practice and his portrait 'Cybil McCaddy with Daughter Lulu', which won the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019.

  10. Magnus Modus

    Pop-up talk

    Pop-up talk: Magnus Modus

    26 November 13.15 - 13.35

    Join Sarah Ward for a free lunchtime talk looking at Joseph Walsh's striking sculpture.