- Event type:
- Art Studies
- Lecture Theatre
- Season Ticket €88/ Single Ticket €8.50
Dates and Venue: 4 October to 29 November, Thursdays 6.30pm, Gallery Lecture Theatre.
Introducing a new Thursday evening October-November lecture series in which guest speakers will explore some of Ireland’s favourite paintings by Picasso, Metsu, Burton, Archer Shee, Velázquez, Clarke, Danby and Boucher. This is an exciting opportunity to discover the stories behind your favourite paintings and to join in the discussion at the end of each talk. You will have the chance to meet some of the speakers over a glass of wine at 6.30pm, followed by the talk at 7pm. Buy a season ticket for the entire series!
11 October - Dutch Master: Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), 'Man Writing a letter', c.1664-66 and 'Woman Reading a letter', c.1664-66.
Dr Adriaan Waiboer, Curator of Northern European Art, National Gallery of Ireland.
18 October - Ireland's Favourite Painting: Frederic William Burton (1816-1900), 'The Meeting on the Turret Stairs', 1864.
Dr Marie Bourke, National Gallery of Ireland.
Details: 6.30pm wine reception outside the Lecture Theatre followed by the talk at 7pm.
Fee: €10 single ticket per eveneing, €75 season ticket for 9 talks. Tickets in advance from the Gallery Shop (Concession 10%: Students/OAP/Unwaged/Registered Disabled/Friends of NGI, proof of status required), Tel: 01-663 3518.
Enquiries: Education Department T: 01-663 3504/5 E: firstname.lastname@example.org