Image of a child participating in an education workshop on medieval anatomy at the Chester Beatty


Drawing Day Online

This Drawing day join us for a variety of online activities that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home, including portraiture, string drawing and 3D sketching. These activities are suitable for all ages and abilities. You will activities HERE and below.

All videos including our guide on how to draw a squid like Hokusai will be added to our Learning page next week for you to continue to enjoy. 

National Drawing Day is a country-wide celebration of drawing, initiated by the National Gallery of Ireland. Taking place in museums, galleries and libraries across the country, this festival of creativity, self-expression and learning is designed to honour sketchers, doodlers and cartoonists of all ages.

Open today 9:45am - 5:30pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

Admission is Free
No booking required
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92