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Night Scenes: Honthorst in Rome As part of the ongoing events for the current exhibition, ‘Beyond Caravaggio’, in the National Gallery of Ireland I will be presenting a lecture on the Dutch artist Gerrit van Honthorst.  Appropriately nicknamed Gherardo delle Notti (“Gerard … Continue reading

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‘Crawford at the Castle’ Extra Tour

Due to demand, I am delighted to give a second tour of the ‘Crawford at the Castle’ exhibition, please let me know if you would like to attend. Description: For the first time in the 200 years since the foundation … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Tours

Tour: Turner Watercolours Description: The National Gallery of Ireland received a bequest of 31 beautiful watercolours by J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) from English collector Henry Vaughan in 1900. One of the conditions of the bequest was that they are only to … Continue reading

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Spring Course 2017 Update

Irish Art 1950-2000 The location  will be the Rochestown Lodge, Dun Laoghaire. Thank you to those who have already signed up, I will shortly be sending you out more detailed information regarding the course. There are only a few places … Continue reading

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Change of Course Dates: 17th Century Art

In order to incorporate visits to both of the forthcoming exhibitions in the National Gallery this year, ‘Beyond Caravaggio’ and ‘Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting’, I have decided to run the course on 17th Century European Art later in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Lectures and Courses – Spring 2017

Irish Art, 1950-2000 Description:     This course will explore the development of Irish art through the second half of the 20th century. This fascinating era of the arts in Ireland produced some controversial and innovative works that reflect the impact … Continue reading

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Two guided tours – 8th December

Thank you to those who have already signed up for my tour in the National Gallery on the 8th December. Due to interest in other aspects of the exhibition I will be giving a second guided tour. Here are the … Continue reading

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Guided Tour – 1 pm, 8th December

Topic – 19th century Irish Art  Location: National Gallery of Ireland Date: Thursday 8th December Time: 1 pm to 2 pm Cost: €10 per person Please email me if you would like to attend. jessfahy@gmail.com  

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Guided tour – 11 am, 8th December 2016

Topic – 20th century Irish Art  Location: National Gallery of Ireland Date: Thursday 8th December Time: 11 am to 12 pm Cost: €10 per person Please email me if you would like to attend. jessfahy@gmail.com

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Irish Art 1900-1950 Change of Venue

Thank you to everyone who signed up for Irish Art 1900-1950, its a full class! I have sent an email with important information regarding a change of venue, please let me know that you have received it. New location: Rochestown … Continue reading

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