Use a cúpla focal tonight at Riverbank Arts Centre

To mark Riverbank Arts Centre’s participation in the Ionad ag Foghlaim scheme, we are encouraging our patrons to use their cúpla focal at tonight’s sell-out performance of Moonfish Theatre’s Star of the Sea. Moonfish Theatre’s acclaimed bilingual production of Joseph O’Connor’s novel will be followed by a Q&A with the company where audience members will be supported in using a …

The Creative Well Open Studio

The Open Studio is a free weekly art session open to all adults; whether you are a complete beginner, practising artist or somewhere in the middle. Two art facilitators will be on hand to offer tips, advice and support for participants to experiment, explore, learn new skills and engage their own creativity in a relaxed and fun environment. There are …

Kildare Readers Festival Launch

‪Kildare Readers Festival 2015‬ was recently launched at Aras Chill Dara, Kildare County Council. All of the events are now online for booking (click here). Kildare Readers Festival is managed by Kildare County Library and Arts Service, working to bring the very best from the writing world to the Readers of Kildare and beyond! All of the Festival events are …

Culture Night

Once again Riverbank Arts Centre is pleased to be part of the national celebration of the arts for Culture Night 2015. This is the 9th annual Culture Night, having grown from humble beginnings in 2006. This year we are hosting two very special events. The first, The Prince who married a Frog: Storytelling with Simone Schuemmelfeder, takes place at 6.30pm …

Launch of Exhibition: A History of Play, by Eamon O’Kane

Riverbank Arts Centre will launch A History of Play, By Eamon O’Kane on Saturday 5th September at 3pm. Artist Eamon O’Kane will transform the entire McKenna Gallery into an interactive installation inspired by the educational play objects devised by educator and inventor of Kindergarten Friedrich Fröbel. For the artist, parenthood sparked this interest in merging real life with his art …

New Website

We are delighted to finally unveil our new website! The website was developed in-house by our Marketing and Development Manager, Eric Hennelly Flanagan, who, prior to joining Riverbank Arts Centre, had a lustrous career building websites and providing marketing consultancy under the Six Degrees moniker. The website has been designed to provide a rich user experience whether on mobile or …

New Season Brochure

We are currently in the midst of compiling our next seasons brochure which will be hitting your letterboxes (metaphorically speaking) in the coming weeks. If you’ve moved house, got married, divorced, or changed your name for any other reason please let us know and we will update our records ahead of the mail out.