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Ceardlanna Sheachtain na Gaeilge

Le haghaidh ár gclár Seachtain na Gaeilge i mbliana, tá muid ag cur turas agus ceardlann ar fáil trí Ghaeilge do ghaelscoileanna ag an mbunleibhéal.

Tá trí shliotán ar fáil againn ar an 4ú, 5ú agus 7ú Márta ó 11am go 12pm.

Tá an sliotán ar fáil do rang amháin le 30 dalta. Beidh dhá ghrúpa de 15 don turas.

 

For our seachtain na Gaeilge programme for this year, we are providing a tour and workshop delivered entirely through Irish for primary level gaelscoileanna.

We have three slots available on the following 4th, 5th and 7th of March from 11am to 12pm.

The slot is open to one class of 30 students. The class will be slit in two groups of 15 for the tour.

€0.00

(excl. VAT)
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Online Schools Sessions

Explore treasures of the national collection through engaging discussions with one of our expert guides. Focusing on dialogue, questioning and creativity the session will embolden students to look, respond and form opinions. The session will be tailored to the age and level of your group and is available in Irish or English. Please read the Teachers' Information Pack ahead of booking.

Monday - Friday 12pm

You can choose from the following themes:

  • Highlights
  • Portraits
  • Irish Art
  • European Art

Sessions will take place via Zoom. You will receive a Teachers Information Pack in advance of your session, please read it carefully as it contains important information. If  the advertised time does not suit your class schedule, please book for the date that works best and contact tours@ngi.ie to set an ideal time. 

Please only select one group or class at a time per time slot. If no time appears below, the date is fully booked.

Photo credit: © National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer Jack Caffrey, The Pimlico Project, 2017

€0.00

(excl. VAT)
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Sketching Tour

Take a deeper look at the national collection with an artist from our guide panel. Use sketching to observe and respond to details and techniques. Your tour will look in depth at key works as selected by the artist.
Before or after your tour you may wish to explore our rich bank of schools resources for tailored information, hi-res images, activity ideas and lesson plans. If you would like to visit any free exhibitions on your tour you can add them to the booking form, here is the most up to date list of exhibitions.

  • Materials provided.
  • Booking is essential. 
  • Only dry materials are allowed in the gallery rooms.
  • We can accommodate a maximum of 30 students per tour.
  • Your group must be separated into groups of 15 students, each group accompanied by an adult.
  • Please note that our cloakrooms are currently closed, so please travel light.
  • Please read the Teachers' Information Pack carefully in advance of your tour as it contains important safety information.

Suitable for: Primary & Post-Primary
Duration: 60 mins
Cost: €35 per group (each group is up to 15 students, if you wish to book more than 15 students please select more than one group.)

€30.84

(excl. VAT)
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School Tour: Turning Heads: Rubens, Rembrandt and Vermeer

Explore works by Dutch and Flemish artists of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries who were exponents of the tronie – an intriguing painting of a head. Join expert guides as they focus on dialogue, questioning and creativity in a tour which will embolden students to look, respond and form opinions. The tour will be tailored to the age and level of your group and is available in Irish, English or ISL. If you would like to visit any free exhibitions on your tour you can add them to the booking form, here is the most up to date list of exhibitions.

Tuesday - Thursday 10am

  • Guided school tours are free, but booking is essential. 
  • We can accommodate a maximum of 30 students per tour.
  • Your group must be separated into groups of 15 students, each group accompanied by an adult.
  • Please read the Teachers' Information Pack carefully in advance of your tour.

Please only select one group or class at a time per time slot. If no time appears below, the date is fully booked.

Photo Credit: © National Gallery of Ireland.

€0.00

(excl. VAT)
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School Tour: Collection Highlights

Explore treasures of the national collection, through engaging discussions with our expert guides. Focusing on dialogue, questioning and creativity the tour will embolden students to look, respond and form opinions. The tour will be tailored to the age and level of your group and is available in Irish, English or ISL. If you would like to visit any free exhibitions on your tour you can add them to the booking form, here is the most up to date list of exhibitions.

Tuesday - Thursday 10am, 11am, 12pm & 1pm

  • Guided school tours are free, but booking is essential. 
  • These tours are suitable for Montessori, primary and post-primary groups. 
  • We can accommodate a maximum of 60 students per tour timeslot.
  • Your group must be separated into groups of 15 students, each group accompanied by an adult.
  • For ISL tours please contact tours@ngi.ie
  • Please read the Teachers' Information Pack carefully in advance of your tour as it contains important safety information.

You can select up to two groups (up to 30 students per group) per time slot. If no time appears below, the date is fully booked. 

Photo credit: @ National Gallery of Ireland. Image copyright Jack Caffrey, The Pimlico Project

€0.00

(excl. VAT)
Private Tours

Private Tour

Experience the National Gallery of Ireland's permanent collection and free temporary exhibitions with a bespoke 50-minute guided tour. Each tour caters for up to 15 people and can be tailored to your group's needs and interests. A tour costs €100 total inclusive of VAT. If you wish to book more than 15 people please select more than one group. 

Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance. We do not run Private Tours in August. If you would like to visit any free exhibitions on your tour you can add them to the booking form, here is the most up to date list of exhibitions. If you would like to book a tour of a paid exhibition please contact tours@ngi.ie

You can see some tour theme ideas here.

If you purchased a tour voucher in advance please contact tours@ngi.ie

Please only select one group or class at a time per time slot. If no time appears below, the date is fully booked.

€88.11

(excl. VAT)
Third Level Tour

Onsite Third Level Tour

We are now offering in-depth tailored onsite tours looking at selected works from the Gallery's collection within particular frameworks. These sessions are for third-level students who wish to expand understanding of related course modules, engage in critical thinking, and explore key themes and discourses.

Lecturers and students are welcome to book a free, 50-minute session on the topics listed below. Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Below is a list of themes available. Please select which theme you would like in the booking form:

The sublime

A discussion on the sublime in art, supported by Edmund Burke’s A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, looking at works such as: 

Cubism

A discussion on the renowned art movement, supported by art-historical and philosophical texts, looking at works such as: 

The Emancipated Spectator

Focusing on Daniel Maclise's The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife, a discussion on potential experiences of the painting supported by Jacques Rancière’s essay The Emancipated Spectator.

Highlights in the National Collection

Explore treasures of the national collection, through engaging discussions with our expert guides. Focusing on dialogue, questioning and creativity the tour will embolden students to look, respond and form opinions. The tour will be tailored to the age and level of your group and is available in Irish, English or ISL. If you would like to visit any free exhibitions on your tour you can add them to the booking form, here is the most up to date list of exhibitions.

 

Please contact jtaylor@ngi.ie for any specific requests outside of the above list.

€0.00

(excl. VAT)
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Online Third Level Sessions

We are now offering in-depth tailored online sessions looking at selected works from the Gallery's collection within particular frameworks. These sessions are for third-level students who wish to expand understanding of related course modules, engage in critical thinking, and explore key themes and discourses.

Lecturers and students are welcome to book a free, 50-minute session on the topics listed below. Sessions must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Below is a list of themes available. Please select which theme you would like in the booking form:

The Arts and Crafts Movement in Ireland

A discussion on the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement's key themes using a selection of objects from the Gallery's art collection and the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art archives. This session will examine how makers employed Arts and Crafts ideas to consider both national and personal identities and conclude with an exploration of the Celtic Revival. We will look at the following objects:

  • Harry Clarke, A floral textile design, 1918/19
  • Susan Mary “Lily” Yeats, embroidered rose and olive cushion cover, designed by William Morris, c.1902, silk thread and wool embroidery on blue poplin, National Gallery of Ireland, Yeats Archive.
  • Photograph of An Túr Gloine stained glass studio, c.1904, National Gallery of Ireland, ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art, An Túr Gloine Archive.

The sublime

A discussion on the sublime in art, supported by Edmund Burke’s A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, looking at the works such as: 

Cubism

A discussion on the renowned art movement, supported by art-historical and philosophical texts, looking at the works such as: 

The Emancipated Spectator

Focusing on Daniel Maclise's The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife, a discussion on potential experiences of the painting supported by Jacques Rancière’s essay The Emancipated Spectator.

Highlights in the National Collection

Explore treasures of the national collection, through engaging discussions with our expert guides. Focusing on dialogue, questioning and creativity the tour will embolden students to look, respond and form opinions. The tour will be tailored to the level of your group and is available in Irish, English or ISL. These sessions look at works such as:

 

Please contact jtaylor@ngi.ie for any specific requests outside of the above list.

€0.00

(excl. VAT)
Language School

International & Language School Guided Tour

We offer guided tours of the national collection and special exhibitions to language student groups. Tours are available at a special reduced rate of €50 per group of 15 students. If you wish to book more than 15 students please select more than one group. Tours can be tailored to the needs of your group and your learning objectives.

Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance.

If you would like to visit the Gallery as a self-guided group for free you can book here.

€44.05

(excl. VAT)