Riverbank Arts Centre awarded €1million in funding

Riverbank Arts Centre has welcomed the announcement today of the awarding of €1 million in Capital Grant funding by the Minster for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys. The Arts and Culture Capital Scheme provides funding for enhancing the existing stock of arts and culture centres throughout the country. In making the announcement, Minister Humpreys stated ““This …

Michael Harding – Extra Date Added

Due to popular demand we’ve added a second date for Michael Harding: Talking to Strangers on Friday 24th February, 8PM. Michael Harding is one of Ireland’s most distinctive writers and storytellers and his recent memoirs Staring at Lakes and Hanging with the Elephant have touched a chord with audiences throughout the country. Now he returns to Riverbank with his latest …

New Season, New Brochure

We’ve landed into a brand new season here at Riverbank Arts Centre and as always it is packed full of events! You can browse it all in its digital glory below, or pop into our Box Office to collect your very own copy!  

Artist Talk with Denis Kelly STRUCTURE/VOID

On Thursday 15th December, artist Denis Kelly will be present at the McKenna Gallery, Riverbank Arts Centre to discuss his practice and his current exhibition Structure/Void. The conversation will touch on the subjects of the artists’ path, history of hard edge painting, the process of developing an idea, the painting practice itself and the gallery space and site specificity – …

Gift Vouchers

At a loss as to what to get for family or friends? Give the gift of culture! Gift Vouchers available from only €10… best of all, they can be purchased from the comfort of your own home! http://bit.ly/RiverbankArtsCentreGiftVouchers

Structure / Void Opening

Join us this Friday, 11th November, from 6.30pm for the opening of Structure / Void, an exhibition of new works by artist Denis Kelly. The exhibition incorporates a site specific wall painting and a series of abstract paintings characterised by hard edge colour motifs, predominantly painted flat on wooden surfaces. The paintings explore light, form and space in a playful …

Competiton

Fancy winning tickets to see Cathy Davey tomorrow evening? We’ve a competition running over on Facebook and Twitter. See below!

Halloween & Midterm Treats

We’ve got plenty of great events to keep you and the family entertained this halloween and mid term. For Music lovers, Music Network presents The Hot Club of Cowtown on Friday 28th October. Kicking off the bank holiday weekend with their fusion of big band jazz and blues. The work of another literary great, the late Maeve Binchy, will be brought …

Kildare Readers Festival

Kildare Readers Festival this Weekend

Join us this weekend for the 7th annual Kildare Readers Festival, presented by Kildare County Council Library and Arts Service. The festival programme has something for everyone, including regular favourites such as Ten Books You Should Read and our Sunday Morning Session with the wonderful Dermot Bolger. Along with a new cafe and our pop-up festival book shop, Riverbank Arts …