Space Exploration Evening with Astronomy Ireland, Thu 25th Feb

Ireland’s best known astronomer and editor of Astronomy Ireland magazine, David Moore explores the universe. We start at the Sun, its family of planets, asteroids and comets, looking at where life might exist. Looking out into the wider universe to see where the billions of Earth-like planets are and how the stars and planets came to be. Black holes, Dark …

Deadly Moons and Marvellous Mars Exhibition Launch

Join us for launch of Deadly Moons and Marvellous Mars Exhibition on Saturday 20th February at 1pm. The Deadly Moons and Marvellous Mars exhibition is a celebration of the wonder of the celestial bodies that lie beyond our skies! Deidre Kelleghan is an Astronomer, Artist and Educator. She invents and enacts creative workshops to help children understand our solar system …

Midterm Treats

As the first midterm break gets ever closer, and all the teachers breathe a collective sigh of relief, you may be wondering how to keep busy minds entertained and active over the few days, whether they have just a two day break or a full five days, as is the case with some of the schools. Fear not, we’ve created an …

Imelda Nagle-Ryan Recital: The Lobster

Ahead of the screening of The Lobster we will be joined by Imelda Nagle- Ryan, a talented classical guitarist from Celbridge whose musical abilities have recently been recognized by the award winning Oscar Nominated film director, Yorgos Lanthimos, when he cast her in the film as the Mother of Léa Seydoux. Two of the pieces which Imelda played as a …

First Fortnight

We are delighted to once again partner with First Fortnight, a cultural festival with the aim to promote positive mental health and to break down barriers and stigma that surround it. This year we are running events on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd. Representatives from First Fortnight will be in attendance to provide further information on the festival and the …

Children’s Newsletter

Download our latest Children’s Newsletter today and create your very own unique Solar System. We’ve also included some planets below! Simply click on the download link for each file to get a pdf version of both our newsletter and planets. Download Children’s Newsletter Planets Download Planets for Solar System   Check out the competition entries so far: Children’s Newsletter Competition Entries …

Waking The Feminists

As part of the national campaign, Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to host the Kildare chapter of Waking the Feminists for an informal gathering for Women’s Christmas January 6th 2016. The gathering will be a chance for discussion, and sharing of experiences, as well as readings, and maybe even a performance! Waking The Feminists is a movement campaigning for a sustained …

Christmas Opening Hours

Riverbank Arts Centre will close at 5.30pm on Wednesday 23rd December and reopen on Monday 4th January at 10am. We would like to wish all our patrons a very Happy Christmas and New Year 2016.

Joy to the World Exhibition Launch

Join us for mince pies and other tasty treats for the official launch of Joy to the World on Saturday 5th December at 1pm. This intimate exhibition, curated by Susan Boyle,  comprises beautifully hand crafted Nativity scenes made from wood, precious metals, felt and even bread dough, alongside other seasonal artefacts. Now in its eight year, the collection includes items …

Gift Vouchers

We’ve made Christmas shopping a little easier…. You can now buy our Gift Vouchers online! Vouchers are available from €10, perfect as a stocking filler! Click Here to purchase Gift Vouchers online.