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 …

Fighting Words – like to join our team of volunteers?

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to partner with Fighting Words on a series of workshops in 2019. Fighting Words aim is: To help children and young people, and adults who did not have this opportunity as children, to discover and harness the power of their own imaginations and creative writing skills. At its core, Fighting Words is also about something …

Children’s Newsletter – new edition out now

Interested in animation? Like to join us to make corzetti pasta – an embossed pasta round originally made for Italian noble families during the middle ages? Find out about all upcoming events and workshops in our Children’s Newsletter – pick it up at our Box Office or sign up to receive it by post. Contact boxoffice@riverbank.ie for details. We have …

Culture Night at Riverbank Arts Centre

Come and enjoy Culture Night at Riverbank Arts Centre 7pm  Kildare Youth Theatre present Karamazoo, a witty and moving monologue written by Philip Ridley. 8pm CINEMA Cobain: Montage of Heck, hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate music documentaries. (Cert 16)   6pm-10pm  VISUAL ARTS both our galleries will be open for the evening, drop in! McKenna Gallery …

New Season at Riverbank – 100+ events and new Box Office opening times

Welcome to our Autumn programme – the leaves are falling, school bags are packed, and we have over 100+ performances, screenings, exhibitions, gigs, workshops and literary events for the season ahead.  We have lots of free events coming up in association with Kildare Readers’ Festival and also as part of Culture Night.   We have new Box Office opening hours, see …

CALL FOR ARTISTS/ILLUSTRATORS

WHAT: 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 the country. Previous illustrators include Brian Coldrick, Peter Donnelly, Sadie Cramer, Fintan Taite, Shona Shirley MacDonald, Holly …