Our Dublin Gallery Weekend Picks

This weekend sees the return of Dublin Gallery Weekend, with 36 art galleries across the city opening their doors for visitors to experience the capital’s vibrant and inspiring art scene.

Starting from Friday there are a whole range of events and exhibitions suitable for all ages. We’ve selected our favourites, but you can see all participating galleries and download your Dublin Gallery map here.

Friday 1PM Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

Artist talk with Robert Armstrong whose current exhibition is on display. His Humility After MW (2016) is pictured above.

Friday 1-2PM Graphic Studio Gallery

At this lunchtime printmaking talk, learn how the prints in Maser’s new exhibition were made.

Maser, Graphic Studio Dublin, Dublin Gallery Weekend

 Translation XII, MASER

Friday 5-7PM Kerlin Gallery

Join welcome drinks and a late opening to view the current exhibition from Kathy Prendergast.

Kathy Prendergast, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Gallery Weekend

Atlas (2016), Kathy Prendergast

Friday 6.30-8PM IMMA

Duncan Campbell opens his new film-work, The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy, his first film based in the Republic or Ireland. The Irish-born Turner Prize 2014 winner is best known for his films that focus on particular moments in history, and the people and objects at the centre of those histories. Also opening is ‘Europa’, the first survey exhibition of Palestinian artist Emily Jacir’s work in Ireland.

The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy Duncan CampbellDuncan Campbell, The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy, 2016 (still).

Saturday 11AM-1PM The LAB

Join the lively discussion ‘Look Club: A new way of looking, a new way of thinking’ for adults and older children, as facilitated by Liz Coman.

Sunday 12-5PM Oliver Cornet Gallery

Pop into this Great Denmark Street gallery to taste some lovely homemade dishes, with vegetables and fruit from the exhibiting artist’s garden.


To see more events, visit Dublin Gallery Weekend.

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