Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork

Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork (must see)

The Crawford Municipal Art Gallery is a public art gallery that has been based in Cork’s beautiful Customs House since 1979. While the building dates from 1724, it was substantially extended in 2000 to create an edifice with a wonderful combination of Georgian and modern styles. There is a permanent collection of European and Irish art here, along with a collection of casts of classical Greek and Roman statues brought from the Vatican all the way back in 1818. The gallery also hosts temporary exhibitions, arts education classes, and outreach programmes.

Why You Should Visit:
Many interesting exhibits (statues, photographs, paintings, etc).
Beautiful place for a meal and time out.
Free to the public.

Tip:
The gallery's café is one of the best to go for breakfast in Cork.

Opening hours:
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm; Thu: 10am-8pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
Sight Location: Cork, Ireland
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Cork Galleries and Museums Tour  

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