National Drawing Day 2022
Every year, the National Gallery of Ireland, along with other museums, galleries, libraries and cultural organisations throughout Ireland, encourages people to get drawing with a jam-packed day of free events for people of all ages.
This year, on Saturday 21st May, Drawing Day encourages you to explore all the different possibilities of drawing.
You can also follow the hashtag #NationalDrawingDay on the day.
All these wonderful organisations have National Drawing Day activities planned on the day, so take a look at what they’re up to!
National Drawing Day Events at National Gallery of Ireland
Pop into the Gallery for fun and inspirational free events including a life-drawing session with artist Fintan Mahon, sensory workshops for children and adults, and a chance to contribute to artist and illustrator Kristina Stephenson’s Museum of Marvelous Things!
More details on the National Gallery website.
Paint & Draw National Drawing Day at Merrion Park
Enjoy an outdoor painting experience in the beautiful surroundings of Merrion Square Park where an artist will guide you step-by-step through creating a classical painting that you can take home and proudly display.
This is the art party for complete beginners – no experience is necessary, all art materials are provided, and you can even win prizes! Head along for an afternoon of music, laughs, and plenty of painting.
This is a family friendly event suitable for anyone aged 8+. Tickets cost €20pp