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Crawford Art Gallery

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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a lovely tranquil place to saunter around and view the collection

this gallery houses both contemporary and an older collection of artworks.it has a solemnity all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kilkenny, Ireland
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The solid core of wondrous historic gems in many art forms are the Crawfords foundation , supported... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wolfe M
Cork, Ireland
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This renowned art gallery displays works by both prominent Irish artists and local painters.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Crawford Art Gallery Emmett Place, Cork T12 TNE6, Ireland
+353 21 490 7856
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Reviewed yesterday

this gallery houses both contemporary and an older collection of artworks.it has a solemnity all its own,and the blend of new and old both in the architecture and the artworks it houses are worth a visit.

Thank EdmondKilkenny
Reviewed 3 days ago

The solid core of wondrous historic gems in many art forms are the Crawfords foundation , supported by a cycle of new and thought provoking exhibits . The traditional and early sea and land scapes are my constant pathways . A rest with Harry Clarkes...More

Thank Wolfe M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very interesting gallery. It was a short walk from my hotel ( The Metropole Hotel; see another review ).

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 1 week ago

a great place to visit with regular new exhibitions Very centrally located Beautiful building with a nice restaurant Staff are friendly free entry

Thank D5577AZmichaelc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gallery currently hosts two new exhibitions - Naked Truth and Heroes and Villians - both excellent. These are in addition to the permanent exhibits. A visit, accompanied by a coffee in the café, is a highly recommended way to spend a most enjoyable hour...More

Thank rcoughlan200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First but not my last visit to this gem of an art gallery. Loved the collection of Jack Yeats. Also, the Robertson Craig and Patrick Hennessy were particularly good. The visual history of Cork in paintings drawings and prints was extremely interesting and informative. I...More

Thank BerkoBoy88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clearly much lauded. We popped in to look around whilst day visiting Cork. Were thrust rather immediately into the Irish Nude exhibition. Not sure this hit the mark. The glorious centrepiece of the Orpen seemed out of place with much of the remainder of the...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go to Crawford Art Gallery at LEAST once per week, I fell in love with the artwork years ago, but can't seem to get enough of it! Some exhibitions don't change (i.e. the room of statues, the priceless paintings/drawings from near and far) but...More

Thank easy_going97
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth a visit when you want to see beautiful art and hear the wonderfully unusual history of Cork, as the welcoming port for all travellers, and the historic families that were merchants there who built up the city.

Thank mariec8513
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Crawford, as it is known locally, has emerged over the years as a great cultural attraction in Cork city. From a somewhat uncertain offering some years ago with too many paintings and exhibits reflecting the occasional generosity of the local great and good (and...More

Thank t0nyduggan
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10 July 2016|
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Response from Dyane H | Property representative |
Hi The Crawford Art Gallery & Cafè are now open on Sunday and Bank Holiday from 11am - 4pm.