Gallery exterior with Lorbeer
Johan Lorbeer Tarzan/Standing Leg 2011
Dining at the crawford
Crawford Art Gallery, a National Cultural Institiution and regional art museum for Munster, is dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. 

Located in the heart of Cork city, beside the Opera House, the Gallery is a critical part of Ireland's cultural and tourism infrastructure, welcoming over 200,000 visitors a year. Admission to the Gallery and to exhibitions is free.

The Gallery´s permanent collection comprises over 2,000 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. The collection is particularly strong in Irish art of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Parking
Parking is available at Paul St. Car Park which is around the corner, or at Carroll's Quay Car Park which is a 5 minute walk across the Christy Ring bridge.

Bus
The Crawford Gallery is a 10 minute walk from Parnell Place Bus Station.

Rail
The Gallery is a 15 minute walk from Cork's Kent Station.


Gallery
T +353 (0)21 480 5042
info@crawfordartgallery.ie

Bookshop
T +353 (0)21 480 5042

To contact a member of staff directly,
please see our Contact Us page

Gallery Floorplans
Download a floorplan of the galleries (247kb PDF)

















Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place
Cork
Ireland


Christmas Period Opening Hours
Monday 23 Dec. 10:00–17:00
Tuesday 24 Dec. 10:00–15:00
Wednesday 25 Dec. Closed
Thursday 26 Dec. Closed
Friday 27 Dec. Closed
Saturday 28 Dec. 10:00–17:00
Sunday 29 Dec. Closed
Monday 30 Dec. 10:00–17:00
Tuesday 31 Dec. 10:00–14:00
Wednesday 1 Jan. Closed
Thursday 2 Jan. 10:00–17:00

General Opening Hours
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10:00–17:00
10:00–17:00
10:00–17:00
10:00–20:00
10:00–17:00
10:00–17:00
Closed

Please note that the 2nd Floor closes at 16:45 daily.

Thursday late opening
Last Admission 19:45
.

The Gallery is closed on Bank Holidays, Christmas Day, and
Good Friday
Admission Free
Full Wheelchair Access

Café
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 16:00

Saturday 9:00 - 16:00
Lunch 12:00 - 15:00

Thursdays only -
Evening menu 4:30-8pm