First Fortnight 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre CLG is once again delighted to partner with First Fortnight. Founded in 2009, First Fortnight staged its first two-week arts festival in 2012. The charity has since become a mental health service provider with the establishment in 2013 of the First Fortnight Centre for Creative Therapies. The First Fortnight charity is run entirely by a core group of …

Christmas Hours

Riverbank Arts Centre Box Office will be closed from Friday 22nd December 5.30pm until 10am Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Our Online booking system remains open 24/7 at riverbank.ie On behalf of all the team we would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas 2017 and look forward to welcoming you back in 2018.

Kildare County Council Festival’s Training Day

As part of their Creative Ireland programme, Kildare County Council is holding a training event for Festivals on Saturday 9th December 2017 in Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co Kildare from 9.30am to 2pm. This training will be delivered by the AOIFE (Association of Irish Festival Events) and will include event planning, logistics, PR and marketing. Attendees can also book a one-to-one 15 …

SPECIAL SCREENING: Loving Vincent

We are delighted to announce a special screening of Loving Vincent, the multi award winning film, on November 24th. Over 62,000 oil paintings and a cast including our very own Chris O’Dowd and Saoirse Ronan bring the story of Vincent Van Gogh’s life and death to the screen in the world’s first feature-length painted animation. It sounds mad: inspired by …

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. We are inviting graphic artists and illustrators to submit a cover proposal for the upcoming …

Kildare Business Awards 2017

Riverbank Arts Centre was delighted to receive a nomination for this years County Kildare Chamber Business Awards. We were delighted to be shortlisted for an e-commerce award, amongst plenty of great Kildare businesses. Over the past three years we have worked hard to improve our offering for our patrons, making it easier and more accessible to get information and book …

Project Manager Required for Riverbank Arts Centre Capital Development Project 2018-2019

Riverbank Arts Centre CLG require an experienced project manager to lead the capital redevelopment of facilities at the centre in the initial period. The successful project manager will need to demonstrate skills in the area of capital development/ technical/ engineering/ project management/ interagency projects. The project manager services are an administrative role, for a 3 month period, which may be …

Artist Incubation Space – OPEN CALL

This Must Be the Place: Artist Incubation Space Monday 6th November – 9th December After our successful offering of studio space to artists this summer we are delighted to announce a Winter Incubation Space period to close our 2017 programme.   Do you need more space to develop your artwork? We are offering Kildare based artists or artists originally from …

Summer Opening Hours

It’s that time of year, we come to wind down our Spring/Summer programme and get the venue ready for an extensive Autumn/Winter programme. With that in mind our Box Office hours is as follows: 31st July – 25th August Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm Saturdays 10am – 1pm Our Online Booking remains open 24/7!

Home Is Where The Art Is Launch

Riverbank Arts Centre invited primary schools across Kildare to participate in a unique collaborative project as part of June Fest 2017. The response was overwhelming; eight schools worked with four Kildare based artists, culminating in the creation of unique pieces of art. Over 350 students worked on the art pieces, across different mediums, allowing them express their own creativity whilst …