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What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not see a free movie, visit the national gallery, or dance and brunch all day! Happy weekend from IMAGE!


Be The Frist To See The Caravaggio Exhibition Here

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The National Gallery’s spectacular new exhibition on the works and influence of Caravaggio opens to the public today in Dublin. The show is one of several major exhibitions by the gallery, as it prepares to reopen the Dargan and Milltown wings, which have been under renovation since 2011. They are due to reopen in June. To cope with demand, the National Gallery has put a booking system in place for tickets. These cost €15 full price or €10 concession. See nationalgallery.ie for details.

See ‘The First Monday In May’ For Free Here

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The Chester Beatty Library behind Dublin Castle will hold a free screening of  ‘The First Monday in May’ tomorrow, Sunday 12th, starting at 2pm. The 2016 documentary gives a behind-the-scenes look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most-attended fashion exhibition, the 1995 China: Through the Looking Glass, set during the famous Met Gala. The film chronicles a year’s worth of preparations for the Chinese-inspired fashion exhibit. This screening has been organised as part of the Chinese New Year Festival. Running time is 90 minutes and there is no booking required.

Get The Insider Tips Here

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Want to make it in the fashion or beauty industry, but don’t know where to start? The LA fashion and makeup factory is a four-hour long intimate event showcasing the newest makeup and fashion trends as well as pro tips and masterclasses from stylists, makeup artists and other creatives. Hosted at the Drury Buildings, this event is perfect for any young person who wants to learn and get involved in the industry. Tickets available here and for more info email [email protected]

Disco at Brunch Here

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Fancy 7 delicious hours of brunch and dancing tomorrow? Hosted by the Gentlemen’s Academy at Drury Buildings, the day kicks off at 2pm with a delicious welcome cocktail followed by a full menu and Disco Brunch DJs jackhammering the audio delights until 10pm-ish. Find your tickets here.

 Discover Dublin In The AM Here

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Dublin A.M. is a time-based photographic and video project by photographer Veronica Vierin that features 366 pictures taken on my way to work, between 2014 and 2016. The images focus on the cityscapes and on the inherent paradoxes of the urban condition; from empty streets, buildings, and hidden abandoned spaces to isolated human figures, juxtaposed with the breathtaking beauty of the city’s sunrises. Screening from tomorrow, Sunday 12th, to Tuesday 14th at Meeting House Square. See more info and times here.

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