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General Opening Hours

**Opening Hours may be affected by Government Public Health Guidelines in response to Covid-19. Please check our website and social media channels for up-to-date information.**

Monday–Saturday 10am–5pm (late opening Thursdays until 8.00pm)

Sundays and Bank Holidays  11am-4pm

The Gallery is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.

* Please note that the 2nd Floor closes at 4.45pm daily.

Crawford Art Gallery is a National Cultural Institution and regional art museum for Munster, dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. The permanent collection comprises almost 3,000 works, ranging from eighteenth century Irish and European painting and sculpture, through to contemporary video installations. At the heart of the collection is a collection of Greek and Roman sculpture casts, brought to Cork in 1818 from the Vatican Museum in Rome. 

Through its temporary exhibitions, publications and education programmes, the Crawford Art Gallery is committed to fostering recognition, critical assessment, and acknowledgement of historical and contemporary Irish and international art practice. Located in the heart of Cork city, the gallery is a critical part of Ireland's cultural and tourism infrastructure, welcoming almost 200,000 visitors a year. Admission to the Gallery and exhibitions is free.