Art History Courses

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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is committed to providing dynamic, innovative and engaging programmes of education, appreciation and information on modern and contemporary art. Special art history courses taking place over a number of weeks include Avenues into Modern and Contemporary Art in conjunction with the ICTU Peoples College. Taking place in the Gallery at 11.00am on Saturday mornings from October to March, places on this 24 week course can be booked by contacting 01 8735879, e. JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING

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Basic Talks is a series of informal talks with leading contemporary practitioners, taking place at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane on the second Friday of every month. Curated by Basic Space in partnership with The Hugh Lane, BASIC TALKS is an open platform for talks, panels, lectures and performances. Speakers will include artists, curators, writers and critics who will generate discourse on producing and exhibiting art. BASIC TALKS is a collaboration between Basic Space and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, exploring alternatives in the dissemination of contemporary art and its discourses. Free and no booking required unless otherwise stated. For details of upcoming talks please see

Women Artists and the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art

Join lecturer Jessica Fahy for this four-day art history course exploring the school of realism promoted by William Orpen and the advent of modernism led predominantly by women artists. During these lectures we will explore the collection of the Hugh Lane to illustrate these points. Lectures take place on Wednesday 26 September; Friday 28 September; Wednesday 3 October and Friday 5 October from 2-4pm

Fee €40.  Please tel. 01 2225550 to book your place.