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
7th Sep 2012 (Fri) - 31st Aug 2013 (Sat) from 10:00 - 17:00
On loan from the National Gallery of Ireland, this exhibition features thirty 19th century French landscape paintings once owned by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty. 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