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Artist Talk with Eóin Francis McCormack: "Born in Time"

Eóin Francis McCormack makes his New York debut at Irish Arts Center on April 3, 2018, presenting his exhibition "Born in Time."

Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis: In Residence with the Green Fields of America

Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis: In Residence, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Green Fields of America featuring Billy McComiskey, Jerry O'Sullivan, Brendan Dolan, and Haley Richardson as part of the duo's three-night residency at Irish Arts Center April 5-7, 2018.

Ireland’s Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson Visit Irish Arts Center Future Site

“I just want to say a special word to the artists both here and at home in Ireland. I know that your work will animate the halls and stages of this new center, and will echo and resonate far and wide across this great country. This is your arts center. It will be a space for you to innovate, to grow, to collaborate, to refine your craft, to build your careers, to tell our story, to tell YOUR story, and to bring us together. Today is an important milestone in the development of the new Irish Arts Center, and I hope it is an important milestone in the contribution and continuing close relationship between Ireland and the great city of New York.”—Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

PoetryFest 2017

Irish Arts Center's annual PoetryFest gathers poets from Ireland and North America for three days of verse and conversation. The opening night event features festival participants and special guests reading favorite poems by Irish writers. Here, Colum McCann, Lisa Dwan, Rachel Weisz, and Sinéad Morrissey share theirs. Opening remarks by Nick Laird.

Beckett in the City: The Women Speak

Irish Arts Center presents Company SJ’s site-specific performance of four of Samuel Beckett’s best-known shorts: "Not I," "Footfalls," "Come and Go" and “Rockaby.” U.S. premiere, September 20–October 1, 2017.

Cassandra Wilson & Liam Ó Maonlaí

The unusual and exciting artistic marriage forged at our spring 2016 Ireland Rising and fall 2016 Masters in Collaboration concerts returns in fall 2017 as part of a multi-city tour.

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill: In Residence with Cassandra Wilson

On the final night of Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill's eight night residency at Irish Arts Center, jazz legend Cassandra Wilson, Crash Ensemble's Kate Ellis, and The Gloaming's Thomas Bartlett joined for a performance of "Harvest Moon."

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