What's on

  1. A tour guide speaking about Vera Klute's bust of Gerry Hynes. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends

    Friends \ Welcome tour for new members

    09 February 15.00 - 16.00

    A free tour of the collection to welcome new members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  2. Canaletto (1697-1768), 'The Grand Canal with Santa Maria della Salute', c.1729-30, c.1733. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

    Talk

    Canaletto: Patrons and Collectors

    10 February 15.00 - 16.00

    Join art historian Dr Ciarán Woods, for a free Sunday talk about Canaletto's patrons and collectors.

  3. Special event

    Dementia-inclusive tour & workshop

    11 February 11.30 - 12.30

    We are delighted to offer dementia-inclusive tours and workshops taking inspiration from the exhibition Canaletto and the Art of Venice.

  4. Roderic O'Conor (1860-1940), 'Portrait of a Man, possibly Paul Serusier', 1895- detail. © National Gallery of Ireland.

    Friends

    Friends Behind-the-Scenes: Making their Mark

    12 February 10.00 - 13.00

    Join guest curator Dr Angela Griffith, TCD, for a talk, in advance of the opening of the exhibition Making their Mark: Irish Painter-Etchers & the Etching Revival 1880-1930.

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

    Talk

    Tuesday Talk & Tea \ Canaletto and the Art of Venice

    12 February 11.00 - 12.00

    Join Anne Hodge as she discusses her work on the exhibition 'Canaletto and the Art of Venice'.

  6. Sketching

    Rent an Easel 360°

    14 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.

  7. Canaletto (1697-1768), 'The Rialto Bridge from the North', c.1726-7. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

    Talk

    Building with Water

    17 February 15.00 - 16.00

    Join architect Dr Paul Arnold as he explores the unique architecture and cityscape of Venice.

  8. Early years education programmes, National Gallery of Ireland

    Early years

    Baby Workshop \ Mini Gondoliers

    18 February 12.00 - 13.00

    Frances Coghlan will lead this sensory session for babies and their grown-ups, inspired by the work of Canaletto.

  9. Babies enjoying sensory activities in the National Gallery of Ireland

    Early years

    Baby Workshop \ Mini Gondoliers

    18 February 14.00 - 15.00

    Frances Coghlan will lead this sensory session for babies and their grown-ups, inspired by the work of Canaletto.

  10. A child holding up her artwork created at a drop-in family workshop in the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Children

    Making Masks \ Mid-term break workshops for 4+

    21 February 11.00 - 12.15

    To coincide with the Venice Carnival, artist Serena Alberigo will be leading mask-making workshops during the schools' mid-term break in spring 2019.