The Butler Gallery Collection features artwork from artists on the Leaving Certificate Art History curriculum including Nathaniel Hone, Sir William Orpen, William Leech, Paul Henry, Sir John Lavery, Louis le Broquy, Mary Swanzy and Mainie Jellett. In addition Butler Gallery features the most extensive public collection of work by Kilkenny artist Tony O’Malley.

We are delighted to support work experience opportunities for secondary school students to gain experience in the museum or gallery sector.

Contact Visitor Services Manager Pauline Swaine to discuss your requirements and book your visit.

Telephone: 056 7761106
Email: [email protected]

More to Explore

The O’Malley Collection

The O’Malley Collection includes work from Tony O’Malley (1913 – 2003) and Jane O’Malley (b. 1944).

Heritage & Archaeology

Several archaeological digs were carried out from 2010 onwards as part of the Evans' Home refurbishment.

Monastic Site

The site of Butler Gallery has a long and diverse history spanning over 800 years.

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COVID - 19 update October 20, 2020:
Butler Gallery is currently closed to the public.

Tuesday – Saturday 10am - 5pm
Thursdays Late Night 10am – 8pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
Closed Mondays except bank holidays