News – Culture Night


CULTURE NIGHT: Festival of Collaborative Creativity

For this year's Culture Night, join us for a Festival of Collaborative Creativity and embrace the joy of being creative and working in the moment! On Friday 20 September, the Castle Yard will be transformed for the night with music and creativity and will be a truly inviting and festive environment for all ages. Highlights include: Drumming Workshop with RSAG / Rhythmic Drawing with Steven Aylin / Jewellery Making with Marie Kelly / Printing with Blackstack / ALTERations with Open Circle Arts / Creative play area for families continue reading

CULTURE NIGHT: Festival of Creative Making

Join us for a craft Festival of Creative Making on Culture Night! Children and young people will have the chance to roll up their sleeves and explore their creativity through an inventive use of materials, technology and craft techniques, and adults can enjoy some light refreshments and entertainment. We will provide picnic blanket, cushions and music. Participate in our free drop-in workshops (suitable for all ages), engage with our interactive zone activities and Irish speaking gallery tours. Workshops and activities include tote bag printing, developing skills to make motorized moving structures and Pom-pom Jewellery. Discover our woven village, try your hand at drawing and enjoy a showcase by the Open Circle group at NDCG. continue reading

VASE: Function Reviewed - upcoming talks

August brings us VASE: Function Reviewed a stunning exhibition of works by Irish and international ceramists exploring themes of function and form, vase and vessel. A full programme of events including talks, installations and workshops kick off for the Kilkenny Arts Festival and continue through the autumn. continue reading

Culture Night Save the Date

A very popular event in our annual calendar is Culture Night. Expect talks, creative workshops in a range of craft & design areas alongside good music, food and company. Pop 18th September in the diary now and don't miss out! continue reading