Crawford Art Gallery acquires important Cork painting at auction

Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to announce that it has acquired a significant artwork for its collection at auction in Dublin. There was significant interest in the work from private collectors and international institutions. The painting in question by Cork artist Daniel MacDonald (1821-1853), The Village Funeral – An Irish Family by a Graveside during the Great…

€22 Million for Crawford Art Gallery, Ireland’s only National Cultural Institution based entirely outside of Dublin.

Project Ireland 2040 plan commits €22 million to the Crawford Art Gallery over the period 2018 to 2027. The Chair of the board of the Gallery, Rose McHugh warmly welcomed the Government’s announcement at the National Gallery today “Investment of this scale in the National Cultural Infrastructure demonstrates Governments commitment to the role of Culture…