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Ireland: Irish Art, Artists, Art Museums and Galleries, Events

A Guide to the Best Websites

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Architecture in Ireland
A site dedicated to Irish architecture.

Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland


Famous Irish Artists

Art museums displaying works by Irish artists.

A major arts and entertainment portal for Ireland, with listiungs under town and country.

Art Ireland. Work by Irish artists for sale.

Contemporary Irish artists. a resource for information on art and artists in Ireland. Their Irish artists directory provides a searchable database of contemporary Irish Artists.

Irish Art
A searchable database of Irish artists and art galleries.

The Irish Artist
A selection of works by Irish professional painters.

Irish Artists Online
Irish Artists Online was established in 2009 to provide a platform for emerging and established Irish artists to exhibit and showcase their work.

White Image is currently exhibiting online around 800 works of art by over 100 mostly Irish artists.
Arts Council of Ireland



A leading magazine in Ireland for the visual arts and visual culture, with news and regular columns.


Cork Vision Centre

Cork art galleries.

Cork, European Capital of Culture, 2005.

Crawford Municipal Art Gallery

National Sculpture Factory
the National Sculpture Factory is an artists' support organisation which provides and organises flexible studio facilities and technical assistance.

Lewis Glucksman Gallery

County Donegal

An artist-lead initiative providing a platform for creative exchange between artists worldwide and the Gaeltacht community. It is an art and media workshop combining traditional forms of printmaking with contemporary visual media. Cló facilitates artists and groups to create original works which can be used for exhibition, documentation or broadcast. Co. Donegal

Culture Ireland
Contemporary designers and artists.


Dublin/Dublin events, museums and galleries

Exchange Dublin is a new collective arts centre in Temple Bar, Dublin run entirely by young people and holding discussions, gigs, visual arts and performance. Most projects originate from the autonomous “Exchange Groups” that use the space as a hub for their activity. Representatives from these groups form the general Exchange Dublin Collective that programmes and coordinates events in the space. All work is voluntary and no one is paid.

Dublin Arts Events Blog
InDublin: Dublin Arts & Culture, Updated Listings.

Apollo Gallery

Chester Beatty Library
Permanent exhibitions of eastern and western manuscripts, sacred texts and miniature paintings.

Dublin tour guide.

The Frederick Gallery

The Hugh Lane Gallery
The Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin  houses the foremost public collection contemporary art in Ireland.

Irish Museum of Modern Art

The Millrace Gallery
The Millrace Gallery is situated in Blackrock, Co. and displays the expressionist/modernist paintings of Gerard McGourty.

Oisin Gallery. Contemporary art online

National Gallery of Ireland

National Museum of Ireland

Project Arts Centre

Rubicon Gallery

What's on in Dublin

James Joyce

James Joyce Centre, Dublin.
The Centre is dedicated to promoting an understanding of the life and works of James Joyce and aims to provide a unique, personal view of the man, his work and his minutely observed origins. 

Bloomsday Centenary. ReJoyce Dublin 2004
The official Rejoyce Dublin 2004 Bloomsday Centenary Festival web site.

Bloomsday International Joyce Symposium

Music in the Work of James Joyce

Bloomsday Breakfast

Dublin Tour Guide from Visit Dublin

Festivals in Ireland


Artspace Galway
Artspace studios is an artists collective where artists share studio space and exhibit their work together.

Galway Arts Centre

Galway Bay Gallery


Gormley's Fine Art

Greenlane Gallery Dingle

A directory and searchable database of Irish art galleries and Irish artists. Irish

National Gallery of Ireland

Heritage Council of Ireland

The Hugh Lane Gallery
The Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin  houses the foremost public collection contemporary art in Ireland.

The Attendant
A documentary set in the Hugh Lane Art Gallery examining the relationship between a gallery attendant and his favourite work in the gallery.


The Irish Arts Council
The government agency for arts funding in Ireland.

Irish Arts Review
Arts review with online gallery.

Irish Film Board

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

Irish Writers Online
A directory of Irish writers. By Philip Casey.



Kilkenny Arts Festival

Kilkenny art events.


Hunt Museum
Literature. Irish literature

Local Ireland
A localized web portal, covering arts and culture in Ireland. Crafts, artists, music, literature, journals, Irish folklore. Searchable by county.



Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

The Ulster Museum

National Museums of Nothern Ireland

National Museum of Ireland

Northern Ireland Museums Council

National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.

Ulster Museum
Music and the arts in Ireland.



National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.

The National Irish Visual Arts Library

National Museum of Ireland

Northern Ireland Museums Council


Pallas Studios, Dublin.
A showcase of independent contemporary Irish art.


Reel Art
Reel Art is an Arts Council scheme designed to provide film artists with a unique opportunity to make highly creative, imaginative and experimental documentaries on an artistic theme.

Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland




Temple Bar
A cultural quarter established in Dublin in 1991.





West Ireland travel guide.

Wikipedia entry on Irish art and artists.

Irish Writers Online
A directory of Irish writers. By Philip Casey.


Prominent Irish Artists

Features Irish art, Irish artists, art galleries in Ireland, details of exhibitions, art supplies.


Barry James

Barry, James. James Barry
Tate Gallery collection.

James Barry
National Portrait Gallery, Britain.

James Barry
Artcyclopedia. Art museums.

Crozier, William

Crozier, William. William Crozier
Art galleries displaying works by William Crozier.


Dandy, Francis

Dandy, Francis. Francis Danby


Forbes, Stanhope Alexander

Forbes, Stanhope Alexander. Stanhope Alexander Forbes

Hamilton, Hugh Douglas

Hamilton, Hugh Douglas
National Portrait Gallery, UK.


Scully, Sean

Scully, Sean. Sean Scully

Sloan, Victor

Sloan, Victor. Victor Sloan
Irish visual artist Victor Sloan's artworks respond to political, social and religious concerns, employing photography, painting and printmaking.


Yeats, Jack Butler


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