Limerick City Gallery of Art


Limerick City Gallery of Art is home to an important collection of Irish paintings and also holds the National Collection of Contemporary Drawing and exhibits a wide range of artists, local, national and international.

Limerick City Gallery of Art invites you to see the best of contemporary art through the exhibition programme and to enjoy our extensive collection of Irish art. LCGA is the largest contemporary art gallery in the Mid-Western Region, annually exhibiting national and international artists in a diverse exhibition programme.

The historic Carnegie Building housing LCGA in the People’s Park underwent a major redevelopment which was completed in 2012.

We are delighted to invite you to visit the ZEST cafe, and the renovated galleries when you visit.

ADMISSION IS FREE   

In visiting the Gallery you can see the best of contemporary art through the contemporary exhibition programme.

Family Attractions Limerick City

Limerick City Gallery of Art places education and learning at the heart of its programming agenda and seeks to cultivate an atmosphere that encourages exploration and enquiry and supports creativity.

The Gallery of Art places education and learning at the heart of its programming agenda and seeks to cultivate an atmosphere that encourages exploration and inquiry and supports creativity.   The Gallery’s Access program runs in conjunction with it exhibitions and throughout the year.

The Permanent Collection

The initial rationale for the collecting policy for the Permanent Collection – to collect ‘examples of the work of all well-known artists of Irish birth, or of those who have worked in Ireland’ – remains in place. In recent times the manner in which works are acquired for the collection are now very much in tandem with the gallery’s contemporary exhibition policy. The exhibition programme informs our collection policy and drives our curatorial intent in relation to the works we acquir

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