Culture Night is a nationwide celebration of cultural events designed to inspire, engage and entertain audiences from all walks of life. Museums, galleries, historic houses, artists' studios, national cultural institutions and more open up after hours, offering diverse programmes of events that can be accessed free of charge. Culture night beautifully captures the imagination of the public and showcases the enthusiasm of artists, creators, and cultural institutions to celebrate creativity and the arts.
This exhibition explores what it means to be human in the 21st century. Divided into four sections, Genetics, Minds & Bodies, Infection, and Climate Breakdown, the new display will present around 50 artworks and objects that reflect our hopes and fears about new forms of medical knowledge, and our changing relationships with ourselves, each other and the world.READ MORE
The Keegan Theatre closes out its 22nd season with the award-winning musical Legally Blonde, opening on August 3, 2019. Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde is a fabulously fun and energetic musical, wrapped up with a snappy pink bow! It features music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Neil Benjamin and a book by Heather Hach. The DC premiere production at Keegan is directed by Ricky Drummond with music direction by Helen Hayes and award-winner Walter "Bobby" McCoy and choreography by Ashleigh King.
The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin for a 4 week run from 10th December 2019 – 5th January 2020 as part of a UK and International Tour celebrating 20 years since MAMMA MIA! premiered in London in April 1999.
The Ortús Chamber Music Festival brings together top Irish and international musicians to perform around Cork city and County. The festival also includes educational and outreach projects in schools and public spaces across the community.
The RWA's renowned Annual Open Exhibition returns for its 167th year with a stunning variety of work from emerging and established artists. This dynamic and varied exhibition invites painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, installation and mixed media submissions and is a showcase of some of the most exciting artists from across the country and beyond.