• Programme, Events & Opportunities

    Adult Art Classes

    Details of our 2019 Adult Art Classes and booking details are available here:



    National Drawing Day 2019 – Volunteer with us!

    When: Saturday 18th May
    Where: Butler Gallery Kilkenny Castle and Park

    National Drawing Day is an annual countrywide event initiated by the National Gallery of Ireland. At Butler Gallery the event extends across the grounds of Kilkenny Castle, offering a broad range of creative and colourful artist-led outdoor workshops, for children and adults alike.

    Details on how to get involved here>

    Be Our Guest! Hard Won Words: 
    Screening and world café event with Deirdre O’Mahony

    Wednesday, May 8th    2 – 5pm
    The Parade Tower,
    Kilkenny Castle


    Further Details are available here.

    Further details on this Limited Edition Print by Jane O’Malley are available here.

    We’re delighted to announce that we will be offering an exhibition-themed programme of workshops for young people aged 13-18 in 2019.

    Further details and workshop dates are available here.

    Suitable for children aged 5-12 years, our Children’s Programme invites children into the Gallery to have their say about the exhibition and make their own work in response. Facilitated by professional artists, these activities encourage children to express their opinions, learn about art and use a variety of interesting and exciting materials to create their own art works.

    Further details and workshop dates are available here.

    Butler Gallery invites people living with dementia and their family, friends or professional carers to visit our exhibitions, to look and discuss with others in a safe and welcoming environment.

    Upcoming Tour Dates:
    Please check back again for Azure Tour dates or call the Gallery if you would like to book in a group.

    Further details are available here.

    2019 Exhibition Programme

    Adam Fearon
    May 25 – July 28, 2019

    Amy Cutler
    August 10 – October 6, 2019

    Butler Gallery Benefit Exhibition
    October 12 – 29, 2019

    Selvage Collective
    November 9 – January 2020