OPEN CALL for Cover Illustrator

We are inviting graphic artists and illustrators to submit a cover proposal for our Autumn brochure. Each season Riverbank Arts Centre publishes a programme of events and activities taking place.  Since 2009,  we have commissioned artists to illustrate the programme cover; turning the programme into a piece of art delivered to our patrons across the country. Previous cover illustrators include …

OPEN CALL – Artist Incubation Space

The Creative Well presents ARTIST INCUBATION SPACE Part IV AN OPEN CALL OUT Incubation space availability: 6th – 23rd of August 2019 Do you need more space to develop your artwork? This is an opportunity for an artist / or arts collective to use the McKenna Art Gallery at Riverbank Arts Centre as their own studio from the 6th to …

#WeAreThePoets- celebrating the Pollardstown Fen

WeAreThePoets  – The Linnet and the Bee – exploring and celebrating the Pollardstown Fen through poetry and illustration A programme designed by Riverbank Arts Centre taking place at the Curragh Family Resource centre and the Pollardstown Fen, as part of #WeAreThePoets an initiative of Laureate na nÓg. The first workshop is taking place on Thursday 2nd May (National Poetry Day!)  …

NEW season at Riverbank Arts Centre

We have a brand new season ahead and a new brochure with a beautiful cover illustration by Galway-based artist Marta Barcikowska! If you are a postal subscriber, your brochure should arrive on Monday 1st or Tuesday 2nd April. Or you can collect one from our Box Office!  

NT CONNECTIONS Festival 2019

Riverbank Arts Centre and Crooked House are delighted to host youth theatres from Kildare and beyond who will present original work over the course of KILDARE CONNECTIONS FESTIVAL WEEKEND, 29th-31st March 2019. Audiences will see a range of new plays, some commissioned by Britain’s National Theatre as part of its NT Connections programme. We can expect to see a variety …

Women in Theatre Roadshow

Riverbank Arts Centre is partnering with The Lir Academy and The Abbey Theatre to present The Women in Theatre Roadshow. The Women in Theatre Roadshow aims to engage female pupils from secondary level schools throughout Ireland by presenting and facilitating workshops geared towards increasing awareness of technical theatre, stage management and the importance that these departments play in the professional …

Cormac Breatnach – The Whistle Blower Project

This riveting performance (at Riverbank Arts Centre on March 22nd)  weaves the distinct strands of film, live music and images to allow the audience to experience a four-year artistic response by Cormac Breatnach, arising out of a single traumatic event which affected him from the age of 13 into his adulthood. Breatnach’s brother, Osgur, was one of three men wrongfully …

Spring 2019 at Riverbank Arts Centre

Welcome to our Spring programme – the evenings are getting brighter and we have 50+ performances, screenings, exhibitions, family events, music and comedy gigs, workshops and literary events for the season ahead.  Our beautiful cover is designed by artist Grainne Bath Enright. (If you are a postal subscriber, your brochure will be in the post in early January!)   Christmas …

Christmas opening at Riverbank Arts Centre – and gift ideas!

Riverbank Arts Centre Gift Vouchers The perfect gift for the music, theatre or cinema fan in your life! We have vouchers for €10, €20, €30, €50 and €100 Riverbank Arts Centre Gift Vouchers are valid for all event tickets (for 12 months from date of purchase) and can be redeemed online or by phone/in person through our Box Office. Ideal …

Open call for cover illustrator

We are inviting graphic artists and illustrators to submit a cover proposal for our upcoming brochure. Each season Riverbank Arts Centre publishes programme of events and activities taking place. This is published on a quarterly basis. Since 2009,  we have commissioned artists to illustrate the programme cover; turning the programme into a piece of art delivered to our patrons across …