What's on

  1. A woman painting at an easel

    Online workshop

    Online Painting Class: Introducing the Night

    05 November - 11 November

    Book now: Online class exploring how to paint night-time scenes with artist Francis Matthews.

    €15
  2. Photo of a group of young people drawing at a portrait workshop

    Workshop

    Apollo Project \ eidolons with Mark Clare

    05 November 11.00 - 15.00

    A free event for young people

    Free
  3. A black and white engraving

    Talk

    Turner: Old Master and Modernist

    06 November 15.00 - 15.45

    A free talk with Adrian Le Harivel, Curator of British Art

    Free
  4. Expressive landscape painting of a coastal landscape on a bright day

    Special event

    Film Screening and Q&A: Estella (2002)

    10 November 18.30 - 20.00

    A screening of the documentary film detailing the fascinating life and times of Irish artist Estella Solomons.

    €10
  5. Nighttime photo of the exterior of the Merrion Square entrance to the National Gallery of Ireland with the windows illuminated and an outdoor sculpture silhouetted against the sky.

    Special event

    Dublin Book Festival: RTÉ Arena, live from the Gallery

    10 November 19.00 - 20.00

    A Dublin Book Festival event, presented in partnership with the National Gallery of Ireland’s Thursday Lates and the Embassy of Chile in Ireland.

    €10
  6. A woman painting at an easel

    Online workshop

    Online Painting Class: The Light Source

    24 November 11.00 - 12.30

    Book now: Online class exploring how to paint night-time scenes with artist Francis Matthews.

    €15
  7. Detailed watercolour of tall beech trees

    Tour

    Sketching Tour of Turner: The Sun is God

    24 November 18.00 - 19.00

    Book now: includes entry to the exhibition

    €25
  8. Hands holding charcoal and a cloth

    Online workshop

    Online Painting Class: Setting the Scene

    26 November 11.00 - 12.30

    Book now: Online class exploring how to paint night-time scenes with artist Francis Matthews.

    €15
  9. Detailed watercolour of tall beech trees

    Tour

    Sketching Tour of Turner: The Sun is God

    08 December 18.00 - 19.00

    Book now: includes entry to the exhibition

    €25
  10. A watercolour by J.M.W. Turner showing purple storm clouds at the mouth of the Grand Canal in Venice and a gondola in the foreground.

    Talk

    Talk and Tea: J.M.W. Turner's Artistic Legacy

    10 January 11.00 - 12.00

    An in-person talk with the exhibition co-curator Niamh MacNally

    €5