Stories from our Archives

An art archive can be a place where artworks or museum objects really come alive, as the archive is where context lives. By highlighting the hidden stories of Irish art that are documented in our collections we hope to inspire an interest in our fascinating visual heritage and increase awareness of these incredible archive collections held in the National Gallery of Ireland.

We will continue to uncover, develop and share these curated stories and celebrate the development of art and artists in Ireland.   Explore a selection of stories below. 

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