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Friends of the Crawford Gallery

As an independent support group for the Crawford Art Gallery, the Friends´ aim is to promote awareness of the Gallery, its collections and exhibitions and to foster an interest in all aspects of art and heritage. Through your membership and participation in the Friends´ events we provide support to the Gallery for future acquisitions of art and for exhibitions.

Members of the Friends of the Crawford Art Gallery have the opportunity to attend our spring and autumn series of lunchtime lectures on art history, contemporary art and our local heritage of art and architecture.

Throughout the year the Friends of the Crawford Art Gallery also host short visits and guided day tours to galleries, museums and great houses and gardens of Ireland.

Members have the opportunity to attend short talks by art historians on specific works in the Gallery´s permanent collection followed by tea/coffee and scones in the Ballymaloe Gallery café.

Each year we organise a tour abroad for our members to places of cultural interest throughout Europe. Recent tours have been to Istanbul, Sicily, Malta and Madrid.

Members of the Friends of the Crawford Art Gallery receive notification of, and invitations to, the opening of all Gallery exhibitions.

Details of membership are available from the Friends’ Office beside the Gallery Café.


Become a Member
Download the membership form here
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Administrators are present in the gallery on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between 10.30 am and 12.30 pm.

Administrators:
Noreen Mc Sweeney
Nessa Durcan
+353 (0) 21 490 7864

friends@crawfordartgallery.ie
Spring 2017 Lunchtime Lecture Series

The Gallery Lecture Theatre
Wednesdays in March
1–2PM Admission €5
All welcome


WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH
2017
VERA RYAN
CARAVAGGIO IN CONTEXT
To conclude the series author and art historian, Vera Ryan, will talk on the work of Caravagggio. This lecture takes place a week before the Friends’ visit to the exhibition Beyond. Caravaggio at The National Gallery, Dublin.