Culture Night

National/Online, Friday 17th September

The sixteenth edition of Culture Night will take place on Friday 17 September 2021. The programme of events is currently being planned and will feature a truly island wide programme of events embracing all aspects of culture with the usual myriad of fantastic events and activities.

A massive thank you to The Arts Council Ireland, Dublin City Council and the local authorities across the island for their continued work in making sure that Culture Night happens each year and Grá mór too to the artists & organisations who are once again gearing up in preparation for the 2021 version on September 17th.

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Friday 17th September


PhotoIreland Festival 2021


For the month of July, PhotoIreland Festival brings together a programme presenting traditional and contemporary lens-based practices, alongside film and performance, serving a cornucopia of engaging and relevant material — with many works never seen before in Ireland — through exhibitions, talks, and an online critical cooking channel! Taking its cue from current conflicts and affairs, the festival generates a discussion around complex social and global issues, with topics ranging from hospitality to colonisation, from hunger to overconsumption, trauma to technology, ethics to ideologi

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Five Lamps Arts Festival

North East Inner City

The Five Lamps Arts Festival returns. Since 2007 as one of the main festivals in Northside Dublin. Celebrating the Five Lamps landmark and surrounding community, this festival will be showcasing a range of art forms including literature, dance, music, visual art and theatre. In recent years, the Five Lamps Arts Festival has grown beyond a festival alone, and now additionally works year-round with local community groups and schools to develop and run a wide range of arts-based community development programmes.

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Art and the Outdoors

Parnell Square North

The Hugh Lane Gallery is delighted to announce an exciting two day family art event on Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August 2021, which will take place on Parnell Square North. ‘Art and the Outdoors’ is inspired by artists who moved out of their studio to paint en plein air or out of doors. This family-friendly programme includes artist-led outdoor drawing, street performance by the Dublin Circus Project, live music performances from jazz to string quartet and traditional music and poetry readings programmed in conjunction with Poetry Ireland. This initiative is part of a wider progr

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