What's on

  1. Francesco Da Mosto

    Talk

    Art and its Inventions in Venice

    24 January 18.30 - 19.30

    Francesco da Mosto, architect, writer and broadcaster, will give the second lecture in our Discovering Venice lecture series.

  2. View of a bronze sculpture of Patrick Kavanagh by John Coll, on the banks of the Grand Canal in Dublin.

    Friends

    Friends' Walking Tour: Canal Bank

    26 January 14.00 - 16.00

    Join art historian Dr Sarah Wilson for a walking tour inspired by the exhibition 'Canaletto and the Art of Venice'.

  3. A drawing of a WWI tank by Muirhead Bone, reproduced in the 1917 book 'War drawings from the collection presented to the British Museum by His Majesty's Government ', 1917.

    Friends

    Friends Behind-the-Scenes: Perspectives

    29 January 13.00 - 15.00

    Join us for a tour of the special commemorative exhibition curated by the Gallery's Library and Archive department, on display in the Sir Denis Mahon Reading Room.

  4. J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851), The Doge's Palace and Piazzetta, Venice, c.1840

    Friends

    Friends' Evening Event: Celebrating Turner

    31 January 18.00 - 20.00

    On the last day of the annual Turner exhibition, we invite the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland to join us for an evening reception.

  5. A photograph of Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, Directors of Grafton Architects

    Talk

    Discovering Venice: Freespace

    31 January 18.30 - 19.30

    Yvonne Farrell and Shelley MacNamara, Directors of Grafton Architects, will give the final lecture in our Discovering Venice lecture series.

  6. Canaletto (1697-1768), 'The Grand Canal with Santa Maria della Salute looking East towards the Bacino', 1744 . Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

    Pop-up talk

    The Grand Canal with Santa Maria della Salute looking East towards the Bacino

    01 February 13.15 - 13.45

    A free lunchtime talk in front of Canaletto's painting. A valid exhibition ticket is required.

  7. Augustus Nicholas Burke (1838-1891), A Connemara Girl, early 1870s. © National Gallery of Ireland

    Friends

    Friends' Gallery Time: Animals in Art

    02 February 13.00 - 16.00

    Inspired by the Gallery’s 2019 calendar, join us for a lunchtime talk by Siobhan Campbell on animals in the Gallery’s collection.

  8. Canaletto (1697-1768), 'The Bacino of San Marco on Ascension Day', c.1733. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

    Talk

    Venice's Myths and Traditions through Canaletto's Lens

    03 February 15.00 - 16.00

    Join Dr Philip Cottrell, UCD, as he explores Venice's myths and traditions through Canaletto's lens in this free lecture.

  9. Sketching

    Rent an Easel 360°

    07 February 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.

  10. Canaletto (1697-1768), 'The Grand Canal with Santa Maria della Salute looking East towards the Bacino', 1744 . Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

    Tour

    In-conversation tour: Canaletto

    07 February 18.30 - 19.15

    Join us for a free conversational tour of the Canaletto exhibition with an artist and art historian. Valid exhibition ticket required.