Limerick City Gallery of Art (LCGA) is one of the leading contemporary art galleries in Ireland and home to an important collection of Irish 18th to 21st century art in all media, with the National Collection of Contemporary Drawing and the Michael O’Connor International Poster Collection part of it Collections. The Permanent Collection is exhibited on a rotation basis throughout the year in its dedicated exhibition gallery. Artists within the Permanent Collection are Paul Henry, Jack B. Yeats, Sean Keating, Charles Lamb, Letita Hamilton, Grace Henry, Sarah Purser, Walter Verling, Donald Teskey, John Shinnors, and many more.
LCGA hosts around 8 contemporary exhibits per year with Irish and International artists and hosts EVA International, Ireland's biennial of contemporary art.
LCGA is housed in the Carnegie Building, on the grounds of the People’s Park in the centre of Limerick City. Over the year a number of refurbishments and renovations have taken place, now includes Zest Café at the Gallery.
Limerick City Gallery of Art is fully accessible with a ramp at the front entrance, wide doorways, a lift and disabled toilet facilities.
Limerick City Gallery of Art is open Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday 10:00-17:30 | Thursday 10:00-20:00 | Sunday 12:00-17:30. Closed Bank/Public Holidays.
Admission to Limerick City Gallery of Art is free of charge.
We recommend planning to spend 30 minutes to 1 hour here.