Talks & Tours of 188th RHA Annual Exhibition at the RHA, Dublin

Enjoy a walk and talk tour of the 188th RHA Annual Exhibition with Members of the Academy and RHA staff members. This RHA talk series will continue throughout the Annual Exhibition.

The Annual Exhibition Lunchtime Talks will take place every Thursday at 1pm in the RHA Gallery.

Date RHA Lunchtime Talks & Tour

24 May Patrick T. Murphy, Director
31 May Una Sealy RHA, Secretary | The figure, and how it is represented today
7 June Ruth Carroll, Exhibitions Curator
14 June Mick O’Dea PRHA, President
21 June Katy Fitzpatrick, Learning & Public Engagement Curator
5 July James Hanley RHA, Keeper
19 July Diana Copperwhite ARHA
2 August Eileen MacDonagh ARHA
9 August Blaise Smith RHA, Treasurer

Art Form Evenings

The Art Form Evenings take place on Wednesday evenings and focus on specific art forms. They will be held in the RHA Gallery starting at 5.30pm.

Date Art Form Evening Talk & Tour Discipline

30 May Amelia Stein RHA Photography
6 June Una Sealy RHA, Secretary Drawing
20 June Pat Harris ARHA, Painting
11 July Des McMahon PPRHA Architecture
18 July Colin Martin RHA, Printmaking
8 August Michael Quane RHA Sculpture

The Lunchtime Talks and Art Form Evenings are free and open to the public. The RHA welcomes a suggested donation of €5 per talk which can be made to our donation box in the foyer. The talks will begin in the foyer at the specified time above.

Prior booking is not required for the talks. If you require further information or have any questions about the lecture series, please email For details on other events and workshops throughout the Annual, please see

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