Learn how to fly with Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Company

Just hanging around this Summer? Learn how to fly instead! We are delighted to welcome renowned Aerial Dance Company FIDGET FEET back to Riverbank Arts Centre from 30 July-2 August 2018. Riverbank were proud co-producers of Fidget Feet’s Strange Feathers and we are looking forward to have them with us for a full fun-filled week! Learn how to spin, swing …

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 …

JuneFest

We are once again delighted to be a supporting partner of JuneFest for 2018. The festival has grown from strength to strength, ran entirely by a small but dedicated voluntary group. All of our June programme of events are included as part of JuneFest 2018 but there is plenty of other events happening across the region. Full details of all …

OPEN CALL – HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS II

Open Call  – Kildare based Artists Riverbank Arts Centre is looking for expressions of interest from Kildare-based artists  for Home Is Where The Art Is II;  a youth arts project. About the Project Now in it’s second year, Home Is Where The Art Is is a youth-led project, matching professional artists with schools and youth groups across Kildare to encourage …

Fighting Words and Riverbank Arts Centre are looking for Kildare based volunteers!

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to partner with Fighting Words with an aim of delivering creative writing workshops for young people in Kildare. NEW VOLUNTEERS – WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU! All Fighting Words programmes are run by teams of volunteer writing tutors – people just like YOU. We’re always looking for new volunteer writing tutors to help out at our daily weekday …

Open Artists Incubation Space

McKenna Gallery will be open this week from 12.30 – 1.30 Tuesday to Friday, giving members of the public an opportunity to see artists Michelle McBride and Caoimhe McGuckin at work and discover a little about the creative process of making art. Please call to the main reception desk to sign in before visiting the gallery.

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, and …

Closure due to Weather: Update Friday 2nd March

For the safety and welfare of staff and patrons Riverbank Arts Centre and the Cafe at Riverbank Arts Centre will be closed Thursday 1st March and Friday 2nd March. The adjoining offices of Kildare Library and Arts Service will also remain closed until Monday 5th March. Current Cancellations:  School Show: Romeo and Juliet CANCELLED ADIFF: The Divine Order  CANCELLED FAMILY SHOW: Little Folk On …

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.