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.

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 …