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New Season at Riverbank Arts Centre – 100+ events!

We have a brand new season ahead and a new brochure with a beautiful cover illustration by artist Deirdre Byrne!
We have 100+ performances, screenings, exhibitions, gigs, workshops and literary events for the season ahead.
If you are a postal subscriber, your brochure should arrive on Monday 26th or Tuesday 27th August. Or you can collect one from our Box Office from this Friday!



This season, following an open call, we commissioned artist Deirdre Byrne to create the beautiful cover illustration.

Deirdre Byrne is a visual artist and illustrator from Gorey, Co. Wexford. She makes drawings, paintings, collages and many of her illustrations have been transformed into stop motion animations. She now lives in Seville, Spain where she runs Two Birds Gallery & Studio. Deirdre studied Fine Art Painting, and Art & Design Education in NCAD. Her work has been exhibited in Ireland and internationally and was recently selected by NCAD, Dublin Airport, and Business to Arts as part of the Creative Journeys Billboard project in Dublin Airport.
Website: Instagram: @deedrawbyrne

Since 2009, we’ve worked with numerous illustrators to bring each season to life with a unique cover. From 2009 to 2016, we worked with the wonderful Brian Coldrick, who created an exciting and different cover each season without fail – 24 illustrations in fact! In 2016 we decided to open up the illustration to other artists, as a means to showcase the talents of Irish or Irish based artists. Since then we’ve worked with Peter Donnelly, Sadie Kramer, Shona Shirley MacDonald, Fintan Taite, Holly Pereira, Dermot Flynn, Grainne Bath Enright, Anne Marie Morrin and Marta Baricikowska.