What's on

  1. A yoga class taking place in the Grand Gallery of the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Yoga

    Evening yoga at the Gallery

    09 January 18.30 - 19.30

    Join Mary Dowling, a certified yoga instructor and Gallery guide, for an hour of relaxation and mindfulness (with some added art history!).

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    09 January 18.30 - 19.15

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

  3. Photo of a woman drawing a human figure on paper.

    Tour

    Sketching Tour: Moved to Draw

    09 January 19.30 - 20.15

    Join us for a special sketching tour of the collection, focusing on works connected to mental health. Part of First Fortnight Festival.

  4. 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.

    Pop-up talk

    Pop-up talk: Storm at the Mouth of the Grand Canal

    10 January 13.15 - 13.35

    Join Grainne Finn for a free lunchtime talk looking at J.M.W. Turner's watercolour.

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

    Tour

    Mindfulness tour

    11 January 11.30 - 12.15

    Enjoy some time out and join us for a free guided tour at a slower pace.

  6. A collage of 26 portraits entered into the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 with the Zurich Portrait Prize logo at top left in a blue square.

    Tour

    Zurich Portrait Prize tour

    11 January 12.30 - 13.15

    A free tour of the portraits shortlisted for this year's Zurich Portrait Prize.

  7. Teenagers in the Creative Space in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Special event

    Identicon

    11 January 13.00 - 16.00

    Join us for an afternoon of engaging activities and important conversations, organised and hosted by transition year students who recently completed their work experience with the Gallery Education team.

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

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    11 January 14.30 - 15.15

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

  9. Photo of a tour guide speaking to a group of visitors in front of John Lavery's painting The Artist's Studio, in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends

    Friends: Welcome tour for new members

    11 January 15.00 - 16.00

    A free tour for new members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  10. Photo of a boy and his father making art at a table.

    Children

    Drop-in family workshop: Portraiture

    12 January 11.30 - 13.30

    A free creative workshop for children and their families, inspired by the Zurich Young Portrait Prize.