2011PressReleases

National Gallery expands its ‘Masterpieces’ display

National Gallery expands its ‘Masterpieces’ display with Bellotto’s views of Dresden and Florence, ‘Fables and Fairy Tales’ and Turner’s watercolours. A festive delight is in store for visitors to the National Gallery of Ireland this coming season featuring new displays to ‘Masterpieces from the Collection’.

Release   19 December 2011

The Gift of Knowledge

Exhibition of material from the Sir Denis Mahon library and archive to go on display at the National Gallery of Ireland

Release   14 October 2011

Saving a National Treasure

Minister for Arts launches National Gallery’s online resource on the Maclise Conservation Project. New digital documentation of conservation project funded by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Release   20 September 2011

New Acquisition

The National Gallery’s most recent addition to the Irish collection, Sir John Lavery’s Return from Market (1884), is on view in the Millennium Wing from today (Wednesday 6 July). The painting was donated by the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA).

Release   06 July 2011

National Gallery Metsu exhibition opens in Washington DC

The National Gallery's monographic exhibitition of the work of Dutch genre painter Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667) will open this weekend at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Release   15 April 2011

Refurbishment commencing in March

Refurbishment of National Gallery’s historic building to commence in March.

Release   02 March 2011

DIT, NGI & IMMA win multi-million European research grant

DECIPHER, a multi-million research project supported by the European Union to help people learn more about the art collections in museums and galleries, was launched in the National Gallery of Ireland yesterday (20 January 2011).

Release   21 January 2011

Head of Collections is appointed new director of Chester Beatty Library

Ms Fionnuala Croke, Keeper and Head of Collections of the National Gallery of Ireland, has been appointed the new director of the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin.

Release   12 January 2011