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Crawford Gallery

Statement of closure

Crawford Art Gallery Cork

Following the advice of the Irish public health authorities and to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff, Crawford Art Gallery closed to visitors on March 12. All accompanying events are cancelled until April 19.

The welfare of visitors, hosts, participants and staff is our primary concern. 

We encourage our visitors and friends to follow us on social media and on our website for updates and to enjoy our visual content which we hope will help people at this difficult time.

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Crawford Art Gallery is a National Cultural Institution, dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. The collection comprises ovedr 3,000 works, ranging from eighteenth-century Irish and European painting and sculpture, through to contemporary video installations. At the heart of the collection is a collection of Greek and Roman sculpture casts, brought to Cork in 1818 from the Vatican Museum in Rome.

Through its exhibitions and Learn and Explore programmes, Crawford Art Gallery is committed to fostering recognition, critical assessment, and an acknowledgement of historical and contemporary Irish and international art practice. Located in the heart of Cork city, the gallery is a critical part of Ireland's cultural and tourism infrastructure, welcoming over 250,000 visitors a year. Admission to the Gallery is free.

Originally built in 1724 as the city’s customs house, the Gallery is home to the famous Canova Casts, gifted to the city of Cork two centuries ago. Well-known and loved works by 20th century Irish artists such as Seán Keating, Harry Clarke, Norah McGuinness, Mainie Jellett and Jack B. Yeats feature in the gallery’s historic collection, while the modern collection features work by contemporary artists such as Eilis O’Connell, Gerard Byrne, Dorothy Cross, Maud Cotter and Hughie O’Donoghue

Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place
T12 TNE6

General Opening Hours

N.B. Last entry is 16:45

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm
Late opening Thursdays until 8.00 pm
(2nd floor closes at 4:45 pm) 
(2nd floor closes at 4:45 pm)
(2nd floor will remain open until 7:45 pm on Thursdays commencing 19 March)

Sundays and Bank Holidays 
Gallery: 11am - 4pm
Café: 11am - 4pm

Please check back for an update on times and programme events. 

The Gallery is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Please note that the 2nd Floor closes at 16:45 daily.

Carroll's Quay car park website.

Admission Free
Wheelchair Access

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: 11am - 4pm 
Lunch 12:00 noon – 15:00pm

Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland
T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042

General Opening Hours
N.B. Last entry is 16:45

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm
(2nd floor closes at 4:45 pm)
Late opening Thursdays until 8.00 pm
(2nd floor will remain open until 7:45 m on Thursdays commencing 19 March)

Sundays and Bank Holidays
Gallery: 11 am4 pm
Café: 11 am4 pm

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