What's on

  1. Visitors listening to a recital by the Royal Irish Academy of Music in the Wintergarden. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Special event

    Jonathan Swift Festival \ Writing Of(f) Class

    02 December 15.00 - 16.00

    Join us for insights and performances, as a panel comprising poets, writers and singers discuss the transformative power of the arts as a tool for cultural visibility.

  2. Friends

    It's a Wonderful Life

    06 December 17.30 - 19.39

    This moving and beautifully told film is a true masterpiece of cinema.

  3. Visitors around a sculpture by Jacob Epstein. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Evening tour

    06 December 18.30 - 19.15

    A free tour of some of the highlights of the collection in the peace of the evening.

  4. Sir James Galway

    Music

    RIAM/NGI International Visiting Artists: James Galway and Friends

    07 December 13.05 - 14.00

    The globally renowned flautist Sir James Galway opens the RIAM/NGI International Visiting Artists and Friends Series

  5. Pop-up talk

    Portraits - the likeness or the backstory?

    07 December 13.15 - 13.45

    Join Tom Hodson for a free pop-up talk in the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018 exhibition.

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

    Yoga

    Yoga at the Gallery

    08 December 10.30 - 11.30

    Join Mary Dowling, a certified yoga instructor and Gallery guide, for an hour of relaxation, mindfulness and art history.

  7. A visitor looking at artworks in the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    08 December 12.30 - 13.15

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

  8. A couple in front of Thomas Couture's La Peinture Realiste. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    08 December 14.30 - 15.15

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

  9. Visitors in the Millennium Wing gallery rooms. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Tour

    Highlights tour

    09 December 11.30 - 12.15

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

  10. A child seated in the Gallery and listening to a tour guide.

    Children

    Family-friendly tour

    09 December 12.30 - 13.15

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