What's on

  1. Detail from Roderic O'Conor, Self-Portrait, 1903

    Talk

    Roderic O’Conor: Networker and Collaborator

    27 September 18.30 - 19.30

    In this lecture, Dr Jonathan Benington will focus on Roderic O'Conor's work, and his relationship with other artists in his millieu.

  2. Harry Jones Thaddeus (1860-1929), 'The Friends of the Model' - detail, 1881. Photograph © National Gallery of Ireland

    Course

    Art Appreciation Course \ Artists Abroad: The journey of art and its creators

    27 September - 06 December

    Join Dr Sarah Wilson for this fascinating 10-week course exploring the intersection of art and travel.

  3. Roderic O'Conor, 'Head of a Breton Boy with Cap, c.1893. Private Collection. Photographer: Roy Hewson

    Talk

    Roderic O’Conor: An artist’s perspective 

    30 September 15.00 - 16.00

    Join artist Sandra Hickey as she discusses the life and work of Roderic O’Conor from her own perspective as a practising artist.

  4. Roderic O'Conor, Still life with Apples and Breton Pots, c.1896-1897

    Talk

    Gauguin and the making of the ‘savage’ artist: from Brittany to Tahiti

    04 October 18.30 - 19.30

    A lecture with Dr Claire Moran, senior lecturer in French, Queen’s University Belfast, as part of the 'Roderic O'Conor and the Moderns' exhibition programme.

  5. A family drawing together on the floor of the Shaw Room of the National Gallery of Ireland on National Drawing Day 2018.

    Children

    Fun Palace: Intergenerational Day

    06 October 11.00 - 15.00

    Fun Palace is an international campaign that places culture at the heart of community, and community at the heart of culture, with an annual weekend of events each October.

  6. People drawing in the Atrium Creative Space of the National Gallery of Ireland on National Drawing Day 2018.

    Children

    Drop-in family workshop \ Dots and Distance

    07 October 11.30 - 13.30

    Taking place every Sunday, this is a free creative workshop for children and their families.

  7. Harry Jones Thaddeus (1860-1929), 'The Friends of the Model' - detail, 1881. Photograph © National Gallery of Ireland

    Talk

    Irish artists in France in the nineteenth century

    07 October 15.00 - 16.00

    Join art historian Carmel Coyle as she discusses the Irish artists who lived and worked in France in the nineteenth century.

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

    Early years

    New parents' tour

    08 October 14.00 - 15.00

    A free tour for carers, guardians, and parents of young children.

  9. A photograph of women artists from the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art. From our archives.

    Talk

    Tuesday Talk & Tea \ [In]Visible: Irish Women Artists from the Archives

    09 October 11.00 - 12.00

    Join Leah Benson, the Gallery's archivist, as she discusses the current exhibition [In]Visible: Irish Women Artists from the Archives.

  10. Art classes in the gallery. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Sketching

    Rent an Easel

    11 October 17.00 - 20.00

    Our Rent an Easel programme is designed as an outlet for practicing artists to engage with exhibitions through drawing and painting.