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We’re Ireland’s leading centre for the development and presentation of contemporary art, across all forms of the performing and visual arts. The ‘Big Blue Building’ offers a huge variety of events and with a packed year round programme there’s plenty to fuel your imagination.
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Music/ 17 Jul
Seán Dennehy is a Clare poet living and working in Dublin. His debut album of recorded spoken word and song, What it feels like, was released in May 2019.
Special Event/ 25 Jul
€0 (Free admission, no booking required)
Fostering collaborations between writers and artists of all kinds to deliver stories in unusual formats, alongside the most exciting new talents on the Irish arts scene.
Comedy/ Theatre/ 25 Jul - 26 Jul
A new comedy based on the 1981 hijacking of an Aer Lingus plane by an ex-Trappist monk with a bottle of water as his weapon, the Pope as his nemesis and a burning desire to know The Third Secret of&he
Theatre/ 26 Jul - 27 Jul
Everything I Do premiered at the Dublin Fringe Festival in a sell-out run at Project Arts Centre. It's a music-driven theatre piece about the universality of love, pain and hope. In an intimate and so
Comedy/ 28 Jul
Former children and regular eaters Foil Arms and Hog are previewing their new show “Swines” in the iconic Project Arts Centre.
Exhibitions/ 29 Aug - 17 Oct
€0 (Free Admission)
This solo exhibition with newly commissioned video work of Sandra Johnston at Project commences in late August and partly revisits her time spent in Dublin during the late 1990s. As an emerging artist
Dance/ 31 Aug
Step Up Dance Project, now in its ninth year, once again plays host to some of Ireland’s most promising contemporary dance graduates. Step Up 19 brings a new outlook, curated by Marguerite Donlon (I
Theatre/ 17 Sep - 21 Sep
For the first time in history, it’s hard to be a man. Natalie Palamides (2017 Edinburgh Comedy Awards’ Best Newcomer) doesn’t understand this... but Nate does. Natalie Palamides is Nate.
Dance/ 18 Sep - 21 Sep
€14 - 16 (Preview: €11)
If aerial is the dance of industrial technology, what will the dance of biotechnology be?
Theatre/ 18 Sep - 21 Sep
€14-16 (Preview €11)
You’re invited to a dinner party we’d never be invited to. Sit down, shut up and come overhear the conversations of four proud working class Irish folk as they discuss the middle classes, privileg
Exhibitions/ 22 Nov - 18 Jan
Anna Daučíková’s practice addresses issues around the conflicting aspects of normativity, the technologies of power, queer subjectivity and the politics of privacy.
June 17 2019, at 01:10pm
Project Arts Centre is powered by creative ideas, critical thinking and debate. Artists and audiences are often first to forecast the future – for good and for ill. As we look to our future in an uncertain world, which is leaning towards populism, tokenism, and right wing conservative politics, we want to engage in a conversation about contemporary Ireland and the arts. We want to peel back the skin to see how artists are faring and examine the ways in which our arts community can reflect, mediate, challenge and shape our collective fate. Where does our future lie? As part…Read More
May 14 2019, at 11:31am
Upcoming Artist Talk event from Emma Wolf Haugh around her ongoing research will be presented later this year. Date and Location TBC. This event will present the artists research towards new work from Haugh in 2020 Domestic Optimism begins with the work and continually expanding legacy of the Irish-born, self-taught, modernist architect and designer, Eileen Gray. A considerable amount of attention has been given to Gray’s work in recent years but, more often than not, the queerness inherent in her life and design is sidelined or ignored. I am interested in what comes to bear on the construction of legacy and what…Read More