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Royal Hibernian Academy

15 Ely Place, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 2558
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Great venue

This gallery has a great rotation of modern art exhibitions and audio visual displays! But, it is... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Techymedium
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County Dublin, Ireland
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An oasis...

An oasis of calm, quiet and inspiration. Only a stones throw from st stephens green and merrion... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
songaff
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Dublin, Ireland
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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 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

Reviewed 5 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

Thank songaff
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Gerry P
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

Thank catatonia_10
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

Thank Brantome2
Reviewed 28 February 2017

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

Thank Donal M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had a quick visit here on Sunday and I want disappoint, The exhibits were varied and really interesting. The lady on the reception desk was lovely and I can not emphasis enough how nice it was to be made feel so welcome by her.

Thank Pat V
Rebecca G, Public Relations Manager at Royal Hibernian Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for your comments. I have passed them on to our front of house staff who are greatly appreciative.

Reviewed 28 July 2016

We saw two excellent and interesting exhibitions both from young Irish artists, Una Seally and Aideen Barry. The gallery was recommended to us by a local friend at a time when museums in the area were extremely busy. It was a pleasant find.

Thank travelpoirot
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Those were the words that came from my husband who was reluctant at first to enter this magnificent gem of eclectic art - all for free.

Thank Cazzie P
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The 186th Annual Exhibition is currently running at the RHA until 11th June, so although I was delighted to be invited to an evening preview of the exhibition earlier in March, there is plenty of time to go and feast my eyes again. The RHA...More

Thank AnneOD
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