Dublin Gallery of Photography
Review of Gallery of Lens-Based Art: Group/Solo Shows, Photographers Represented, Opening Hours.

Irish Art Exhibitions

For exponents of lens-based
art in America and Ireland, see:
- Ansel Adams (1902-84)
- Victor Sloan (b.1945)
- Patrick Naughton (b.1980)

For reviews of the best museums
of arts in Ireland, see:
- National Gallery of Ireland
- National Museum of Ireland
- Irish Museum of Modern Art
- Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin
- Chester Beatty Library
- Trinity College Dublin Library
- National Self-Portrait Collection
- The Hunt Museum (Limerick)
- Ulster Museum.

Dublin Gallery of Photography: Temple Bar

Founded in 1978, the Gallery of Photography is now Ireland's preeminent venue for fine art photography, hosting exhibitions involving many of the greatest photographers from north and south of the border as well as overseas. Since 1995, the Gallery of Photography has occupied a purpose built space with fully fitted darkrooms in Meeting House Square, and is one of the Dublin's important visual arts centres. See also: Is Photography Art?

The Gallery, being a non-profit organization, is financed by the Arts Council, the Dublin Corporation and donations from members and other art-lovers. It is one of the most interesting contributors to visual arts in Ireland.



Group Visits and Opening Hours

The Gallery of Photography welcomes Groups who may tour the premises and receive talks on the current exhibition, free of charge. Note: the Gallery of Photography exhibition spaces and darkroom facilities are completely accessible for wheelchair-bound individuals. The Gallery is open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11am-6pm; Sundays, 1-6pm.

Courses And Workshops

The Gallery of Photography is pleased to offer a range of courses in photography, taught by experienced photographic experts. Recent courses have included:

Guide To Black and White Photography
Covering basic functions of the camera, film processing, elementary printing methods.

Guide To Digital Phography and Imaging
How to manipulate images on a digital camera and use PhotoShop photographic software.

Advanced Photgraphic Printing
Covers the use of different papers, various printing techniques, print-mounting.

Covers the creative potential of portraiture.

Photographic Art
Deals with Portraiture, Landscape and Still Life using digital and traditional cameras.

These courses in lens-based art and practice take place in the Gallery's Darkrooms at Meeting House Square.


More Information

For more details about the facilities, exhibitions and courses in this exciting visual arts centre, as well as opportunities for Irish artists, please contact:

Gallery of Photography
Meeting House Square
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Phone: (+353) 01-671-4654
Website: galleryofphotography.ie

Art Galleries Around the World

For the top venues, see: Best Art Museums.

• For details of other photographic art venues, see: Irish Art Galleries and Museums.
• For details of the world's best museums, see: Homepage.
• For more about lens-based artworks in Ireland, see: Irish Art Guide.

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