National Drawing Day for Teens and Adults Online

National Drawing Day for Teens and Adults Online

This annual event, initiated by the National Gallery of Ireland, features museums, galleries, libraries, and cultural institutions nationwide participating in a day designed to encourage creativity and to honour sketchers, doodlers, and cartoonists of all ages.

How to Draw a Clear Ball
Have you ever wondered how to draw a transparent object? Artist Roxana Manouchehri shares tips on drawing a clear ball, including shading, and cross-hatching techniques which help achieve the desired outcome.

How to Draw a Fabric
Inspired by the fashion and costume plates housed in the Chester Beatty, this video shows how to draw fabric. Follow these step-by-step instructions to create folds and drapes, and understand the importance of light and shadow when drawing textiles.

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