Kildare Arts Collective – ART FEEDS… the video artists

ART FEEDS… by Kildare Art Collective & Friends is a collaborative project developed as a platform to process and document our lives throughout these strange times, while creating an opportunity for communication, conversation and crossover between disciplines. 31 participating artists worked collaboratively exchanging ideas and working together using alternative methods of communication such as email, letter, carrier pigeon, phone calls, …

ART FEEDS… Video Tour of Exhibition

ART FEEDS…  Kildare Art Collective & Friends McKenna Gallery, Riverbank Arts Centre 18th September – 24th October 2020 ART FEEDS… by Kildare Art Collective & Friends is a collaborative project developed as a platform to process and document our lives throughout these strange times, while creating an opportunity for communication, conversation and crossover between disciplines. 31 participating artists worked collaboratively …

Culture Night at Riverbank Arts Centre – Luka Bloom, Keith Walsh and ART FEEDS..

Luka Bloom, Keith Walsh and an exhibition by Kildare Art Collective featuring 31 artists – and all online – a Culture Night with a difference at Riverbank Arts Centre this year on Friday, 18th September. 6pm Online launch of ART FEEDS.. a  collaborative exhibition by Kildare Art Collective featuring the work of 31 artists, poets, musicians and writers.   Developed …

OPEN CALL – Artist Incubation Space

The Creative Well presents ARTIST INCUBATION SPACE Part IV AN OPEN CALL OUT Incubation space availability: 6th – 23rd of August 2019 Do you need more space to develop your artwork? This is an opportunity for an artist / or arts collective to use the McKenna Art Gallery at Riverbank Arts Centre as their own studio from the 6th to …

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 …

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.

Artist Talk with Denis Kelly STRUCTURE/VOID

On Thursday 15th December, artist Denis Kelly will be present at the McKenna Gallery, Riverbank Arts Centre to discuss his practice and his current exhibition Structure/Void. The conversation will touch on the subjects of the artists’ path, history of hard edge painting, the process of developing an idea, the painting practice itself and the gallery space and site specificity – …

Structure / Void Opening

Join us this Friday, 11th November, from 6.30pm for the opening of Structure / Void, an exhibition of new works by artist Denis Kelly. The exhibition incorporates a site specific wall painting and a series of abstract paintings characterised by hard edge colour motifs, predominantly painted flat on wooden surfaces. The paintings explore light, form and space in a playful …

Creative Well Programme of Events

We are delighted to once again host The Creative Well for a number of visual arts workshops and events throughout May. What is The Creative Well? The Creative Well supports health and wellbeing through the arts within local communities. Previous participants have remarked on how participation in this programme has added interest to their lives and also helped them to …

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 …