Dublin - Dublin City / Monto and North Georgian Quarter

Sculpture Dublin

Dublin's Sculptural Landscape: Walking Tour

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Join art historian, Antony Suttle on Culture Night for a guided tour of Dublin’s sculptural landscape. From historical remnants of empire, to assertions of a modern national identity, to the abstract, the contemporary, the naughty nicknames and beyond! Treat the city as an open-air museum – what do these sculptures tell us about our past and about Dublin today? Antony will introduce you to a wealth of art along the way, from nationalist and imperial commemorations to portraits of artists, from historical monuments to contemporary works; find out all about a range of sculptures including, Julian Opie’s animated LED work, Suzanne Walking in Leather Skirt; city centre landmarks: The Spire and The O’Connell Monument; Oisín Kelly’s Children of Lir; statues of Irish heroes: Edmund Burke, Henry Grattan and Oliver Goldsmith; celebrity portraits of James Joyce, Phil Lynott and Luke Kelly and many more!

Tour #1: 6-6.45pm
Starting point outside The Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Tour #2: 7.15-8pm
Starting point outside The Gaiety Theatre, South King Street, Dublin 2

Tour #3: 8.30-9.15pm
Starting point outside The Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Each tour will last approximately 45-minutes. Booking is required via Eventbrite (limited places – up to 15 participants per tour).

Bookings for this tour will go live Wednesday, 1 September at 9am. Booking essential as places are limited.

Time: 6pm - 6.45pm

Time: 7.15pm - 8pm

Time: 8.30pm - 9:15pm

Genres: Arts and Crafts / Heritage / Tour / Visual Art

Features: Family friendly

Address: Dublin

Website: http://www.sculpturedublin.ie

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