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Royal Hibernian Academy

15 Ely Place, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 2558
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A lesser known gem

They are currently holding their annual competition. The place is packed full of interesting art... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FuzzyBeaver
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Montreal, Canada
The nicest gallery in Dublin

I went in there to do a research for college, the staff is very helpful, the gallery have big rooms... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daniella P
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The RHA Gallery (Royal Hibernian Academy), located just a 2 minute walk from St. Stephens Green, is one of Dublin's leading public art galleries. Open 7 days a week with free admission, the RHA gallery shows an innovative mix of Irish and International contemporary art. With an exhibition and education programme dedicated to developing, affirming and challenging the public's appreciation of traditional and innovative approaches to the visual arts.
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15 Ely Place, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are currently holding their annual competition. The place is packed full of interesting art. Lots of beautiful pieces and the whole exhibition is free. Definitely worth a visit plus they have a great cafe onsite.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went in there to do a research for college, the staff is very helpful, the gallery have big rooms and is very spacious, the gallery is modern, the exhibitions are free, and a great coffee shop. If you are into art that's a place...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Went on a day with most exhibition closed due to rearranging, but would definitely recommend the Charles Harper exhibition.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Three of us went to this event last Friday 23d February. Only one of us, an artist herself, had heard of Grayson Perry before so for the second time that day we were seeing work by an artist that we had never even heard of...More

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Rebecca G, Public Relations Manager at Royal Hibernian Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hello Robert, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the exhibition. Best wishes, Rebecca

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This gallery has a great rotation of modern art exhibitions and audio visual displays! But, it is also a great building to walk around from an architectural point of view, with white walls and high ceilings and massive expansive rooms, great cafe too and a...More

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RCGale, Public Relations Manager at Royal Hibernian Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for posting your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you to the RHA again. Best wishes, Rebecca

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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

An oasis of calm, quiet and inspiration. Only a stones throw from st stephens green and merrion square. A good variety of art...portrait, abstract, photography etc. in a lovely modern clean space. A friendly welcome and its free! The food and sandwhiches in the restaurant...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Truely wonderful home cooked food served in this small but vibrant space, a definite repeat visit is needed.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Well worth a short turn off of St. Stephen's Green- you get up close and personal with some superb artwork, in a wonderful space. If you're overrun by the crowds in the National Gallery, do make a short trip to the RHA. A bonus is...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

While it was a little out of the way for me, and it was cold and drizzly into the bargain, the twenty minute walk to here was worthwhile, if not just for the portraits on display in the main foyer. The gallery on the ground...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great purpose-built gallery showcasing contemporary Irish art hidden away in the middle of Georgian Dublin. Lovely cafe & shop on site.

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