Crawford Art Gallery Cork Ireland
Strategically located across from Cork Opera House, the Crawford Art Gallery is home to more than 2000 works of art with a focus on the Irish arts of the 19th & 20th century. As the City Art Museum of Cork, the Crawford Gallery is a great place to see the how the arts play such a major role in life Cork. The more than 200,000 visitors per year may be surprised to learn that at the heart of the exhibit is a collection of Greek and Roman sculpture casts, brought to Cork in 1818 from the Vatican Museum in Rome. With free entrance and such a central location in the city, there is no excuse not to visit.