Chester Beatty Library
The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin is an art museum and library which houses the great collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and some decorative arts assembled by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968). The Library's exhibitions open a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world. Its rich collection from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe offers visitors a visual feast. Chester Beatty Library was named Irish Museum of the year in 2000 and was awarded the title European Museum of the Year in 2002.
Chester Beatty Library,
Dublin Castle, 2, Dublin.
tel: +353 1 4070750 (Information)
Events taking place at this venue
1st Jul 2011 (Fri) at 10:00
Visually stunning exhibition featuring almost 600 objects from the Chester Beatty Library's own collections. More
11th Oct 2013 (Fri) - 30th Mar 2014 (Sun) from 10:00 - 17:00
A hundred years after the publication of the fashion magazine Journal des Dames et des Modes, (1912-1914), over one hundred of the Journal's exquisite illustrations known as Costumes Parisiens, are on display at the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle. More
1st Jan 2010 (Fri) at 10:00
Sacred Traditions features sacred texts, illuminated manuscripts and miniature paintings from the Library's own collections. More