Image of a self portrait and art supplies in the background

Drop-In Workshops for Families (children of all ages & guardians)

My Portrait in Siam (Event Cancelled)

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

*** Museum Closure Announcement***

Due to the advice of the Irish public health authorities and to protect the health and welfare of our visitors and staff, the Chester Beatty will be closed to the public until further notice.


My portrait in Siam

Inspired by the Siam Through the Lens of John Thomson exhibition, travel the world and make a self or family portrait amidst the architectural wonders of far off cities. Participants are encouraged to bring their own photos to cut up and use in this collage workshop.

Free, no booking required but places are limited, please note adults must stay with their children at all times.

Tuesday 7 April, 1 – 3pm

The Chester Beatty has a Child Protection Policy and a Child Safeguarding Statement. Please see here for more details.

Open today 9:45am - 8:00pm

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