What's on

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


    Sunday Family Drop-in Workshop

    23 June 11.30 - 13.30

    Join us in the magnificent Shaw Room, and get creative!

  2. Photograph of a number of young people talking in a small room decorated with rainbow flags and bunting

    Special event

    Apollo Project: Be Proud with the Gallery Youth Panel and LGBTQIA+ artists

    23 June 12.00 - 15.00

    Join our Youth Panel for Be Proud, a display of artworks made by LGBTQIA+ young people

  3. A woman crouched down beside a small child and pointing at a painting on a tour of the National Gallery of Ireland.


    Public Tour: Family Tour

    23 June 13.00 - 14.00

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

  4. Tour

    Public Tour: Costumes in Art

    23 June 14.30 - 15.30

    A free guided tour

  5. Close-up photograph of a male figure with his hand on the shoulder of a female figure with their heads together. Accompanying text below reads Girl with a Pearl Earring.


    Film Screening: Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

    23 June 15.00 - 17.00

    Join us for a special screening of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' (2003).

  6. Dramatic oil painting of a large crowd of figures swirling around a funeral bier where Achilles mourns his dead friend Patroclus


    LGBTQIA+ Pop-up Talk: David's The Funeral of Patroclus

    25 June 13.15 - 13.35

    A free lunchtime talk celebrating Dublin Pride 2024

  7. A detail from an oil painting of a woman and a young child reading together.


    Drawing the Collection: Walter Frederick Osborne's The Guinness Portrait

    27 June 13.00 - 14.15

    A tutored drawing session inspired by works in our collection

  8. Impressionistic landscape painting of a  river, trees on the riverbank, buildings on the horizon and a white sailboat.

    Special event

    Tipple with Art

    27 June 17.45 - 20.00

    Learn to paint a painting from our collection

  9. A conservator working on an oil painting


    Public Tour: Conservation Highlights

    29 June 11.30 - 12.30

    Join us for a tour of the permanent collection with a focus on conservation.

  10. A photograph showing a man and woman standing looking at a large oil painting. Their heads are close together and the man is pointing at something in the painting.


    Public Tour: Highlights

    29 June 13.00 - 14.00

    Join us for a free guided tour of some of the highlights of the collection.