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National Drawing Day 2020
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National Drawing Day 2020

Join in on Saturday 16 May 2020 for National Drawing Day!

Every year, the National Gallery of Ireland—together with dozens of museums, galleries, libraries and cultural organisations all over the island of Ireland—encourages people to get drawing with a jam-packed day of free events for people of all ages. This year the country will celebrate a Drawing Day like no other.

Share your drawings with the National Gallery of Ireland

Explore all the different possibilities of drawing from the comfort of your home or garden. Search for some fun activity ideas for all ages, and check out this list of nationwide partners’ websites and social media pages for more inspiration!

Follow the hashtag #NationalDrawingDay on the day.

See partners on board again this year! Click on any of the links below to see what’s happening in your local cultural organisation, and follow them on social media.Butler Gallery, Kilkenny / Centre for Contemporary Art Derry-Londonderry / The Chester Beatty Library / Crawford Art Gallery, Cork / Creative Spark, Louth / The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon / Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane / F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio, Banbridge / Fermanagh County Museum / Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford / Glebe House and Gallery, Letterkenny / Glór, Ennis / Glucksman, Cork /  Kerry County Museum, Tralee / Lismore Castle Arts / Little Museum of Dublin / The Luan Gallery, Athlone / Mid-Antrim Museum at The Braid, Ballymena / National Design & Craft Gallery / National Library of Ireland / National Museum of Ireland – Collins Barracks / National Museums NI, Ulster Museum / National Print Museum / Natural History Museum / Northern Ireland War Memorial / Presentation Arts Centre, Wexford / Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin / Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare / Science Gallery, Dublin / Solstice Arts Centre, Navan Temple Bar Gallery + Studios / Tin Jug Studio, Birr / United Arts Club / West Cork Arts Centre / Wexford Arts Centre