Car Boot Art Fair 2022 at Russborough House – 20% discount on Tickets

RHA Friends Offer

On 11 Sep, 2022

The RHA Friends are invited to join some of Ireland’s most celebrated artists at this always-lively fundraiser for Russborough. Part art fair, part car boot sale - it's a chance to engage with the artists (including some RHAs!) and their art informally, and enjoy the exclusive opportunity to pick up a temptingly affordable piece. Or two. Perhaps even have your own portrait done on the spot.

CAR BOOT ART FAIR 2022  INFO – Who is participating?

Car Boot Art Fair welcomes back prominent members of the Royal Hibernian Academy such as Colin Martin, Blaise Smith, Vera Klute, Dorothy Smith and Una Sealy.

Appropriate to the glorious backdrop of the West Wicklow mountains and Blessington Lakes, landscape artists such as Ann Quinn & Daniel Lipstein, Rachel Burke and Hanneke van Ryswyck. Artist Gabhann Dunne is inspired not just by the landscape but also by ancient folklore and tradition enmeshed with animal mythologies.

Other participants include illustrious abstract painters such as Eamon Colman, Stephen Rinn and Helen Blake. Illustrator P J Lynch will also have some prints along with original drawings, oil paintings and signed books while Sean Molloy, Catherine Barron, John O’Reilly and Patrick Redmond will tempt us with specially produced and priced new works for the event.

Coinciding with the autumn rally for the Blessington Vintage Car and Motorcycle club, a fabulous array of rare and antique vehicles can be seen on the carriage sweep to the front of the house. Take some time to chat to the knowledgeable enthusiasts who care for these wonderful pieces of history.

The Car Boot Art Fair will take place in the West Courtyard, follow the signposts from the car park.

Art Fair tickets – €8 (RHA Friends receive a 20% discount with code below – usual price €10)

Tickets can be bought online HERE –RHA Friends can use Discount Coupon Code: RHA22 (enter in coupon code box).  Please note valid RHA Friends cards will be checked on entry. Tickets can also be bought on the day – display RHA Friends card to receive discount.

Children go free!

Throughout the day Russborough House will offer house tours on the hour every hour.  (details below) The RHA Friends are welcome to join a tour if they wish.

Explore Russborough’s gorgeous interior and wonderful art & furnishings. Guided Tours every hour on the hour from 10am to 4pm. Last tour is at 4pm

House tours are booked separately HERE or on the day – €12 adult, €9 Seniors, €6 children, under 5s free.


  • Date:

    11 Sep, 2022
  • Time:

    11AM – 4PM
  • Price:

    €10 - €8 with valid RHA Friends card
  • Info:

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