What's on

  1. Babies enjoying sensory activities in the National Gallery of Ireland

    Early years

    Baby Workshop: Pattern and Shape

    25 March 14.00 - 15.00

    THIS IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

  2. A painted monochromatic grey image of two standing figures in biblical dress. One holds a sword in one hand while placing a man's severed head into a bag held by the other figure.

    Pop-up talk

    Judith with the Head of Holofernes

    26 March 13.15 - 13.45

    Join us for a free pop-up talk in front of Andrea Mantegna's painting.

  3. A tour of the collection. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends

    Friends' Talk: Parody of Raphael's 'School of Athens'

    27 March 12.00 - 13.00

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

  4. Frederic William Burton (1816-1900), 'The Meeting on the Turret Stairs' 1864 - detail. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Viewings

    Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs

    28 March 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.

  5. A free guided tour of the Millennium Wing collection. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Evening tour

    28 March 18.30 - 19.15

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

  6. Dún Aonghasa, Inis Mór, Aran Islands

    Friends

    Friends: Curator's Lecture on Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art

    28 March 18.30 - 20.15

    An exclusive lecture for members with exhibition curator Donal Maguire discussing our exciting upcoming exhibition, 'Shaping Ireland: Stories of Ireland in Art'.

  7. Free guided tours of selected works take place every weekend. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends

    Friends' Talk: Parody of Raphael's 'School of Athens'

    29 March 11.00 - 12.00

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

  8. Painting of a Mediterranean coastline with palms trees at centre, a large ground plant with spiky green leaves in the left foreground, and the sea on the right.

    Pop-up talk

    Mediterranean Light

    29 March 13.15 - 13.45

    Join Valerie Moffat for this free lunchtime talk looking at Hone's Mediterranean studies featured in the exhibition 'Nathaniel Hone: Travels of a Landscape Artist'.

  9. Black and white etching of a canal being dug for the Shannon Scheme, with a large bank of earth filling three-quarters of the composition, and two machines silhouetted against the sky.

    Conference

    Study Morning: Making Their Mark

    30 March 10.00 - 13.30

    Join us for an inspiring study morning to complement our new exhibition Making their Mark: Irish Painter-Etchers and the Etching Revival.

  10. Photo of two women and a man seated on a bench, with backs to camera, looking at two paintings on a white wall.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    30 March 12.30 - 13.15

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