DATING AMBER: David Freyne

Ahead of our SPECIAL PRIDE SCREENING of Dating Amber on Tuesday, 21 June we chat with writer and director David Freyne about his inspirations behind Dating Amber, how important it was to be able to shoot the film in the Curragh and why screening his film in Newbridge is “…a weird and wonderful full circle moment.” Though not your first feature, Dating …

EXHIBITION LAUNCH: Normal by Kildare Art Collective

On Saturday 4 June Riverbank Arts Centre and Kildare Art Collective officially opened Normal with over one hundred guests in attendance.  Normal features the work of fifteen artists who are members of Kildare Art Collective. This exhibition presents the artists interpretation of Normal and what it means to them. It examines concepts of the everyday such as family, climate, justice, …

Riverbank Arts Centre -Music Bursary 2022 Awards Announced

Riverbank Arts Centre is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2022 Music Bursary.  The primary objective of the Riverbank Arts Centre Music Bursary is to provide opportunities for Kildare-based professional musicians to develop their practice and/or to create and develop new work. Four bursaries are available as part of this programme – each comprising a cash bursary (€2500) and …

Cruinniú na nÓg 2022 at Riverbank Arts Centre

Come celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg 2022 on 11 June with Riverbank Arts Centre!  We have lots of exciting free events for all the family! Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland, and these events are supported by Kildare County Council. CBI BOOK CLINIC (11am-3pm)  Children’s Books Ireland Book Doctors give guidance about books to children and their families. …

June Fest 2022

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to once again partner with June Fest for 2022 Festival. June Fest is a community and family-orientated festival run by the non-profit organisation, White Lily Events, in Newbridge each year during the month of June. The Festival has been running since 2012 and celebrates its 10th ‘birthday’ this year. The Festival grew out of the …

D W E L L I N G S

We are delighted to welcome Gráinne Bath Enright and her exhibition D W E L L I N G S to our Foyer Gallery in Riverbank Arts Centre, which runs from 5 May – 28 May 2022. D W E L L I N G S is an exhibition of selected prints which explore a sense of place and the …

Riverbank Arts Centre – MUSIC BURSARY – applications open!

Riverbank Arts Centre invites applications from professional musicians (of all genres) for a music artist support programme.  The primary objective of the Riverbank Arts Centre Music Bursary is to provide opportunities for Kildare-based professional musicians to develop their practice and/or to create and develop new work. Four bursaries are available as part of this programme – each comprising a cash bursary (€2500) …