Friday, 20 September 2013

Culture Night

Today, Friday 20th September, Dublin City’s streets and cultural venues will be bustling again this year for Culture Night 2013 from 5pm until late.  There are lots of things to do both locally and throughout the Dublin City.  For a full list of things happening and places to see click here.  Some of Dublin City Council's offering for Culture Night include Dublin’s Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, and Dublin’s City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2, is open between 5 and 10pm offering its visitors music courtesy of the Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann and an new exhibition and show “Bare Feet and Bowler Hats”, capturing the Dublin of 1913 and presented by Liberties Heritage Association. The City Council Chamber and the permanent exhibition “The Story of the Capital” a multimedia exhibition tracing the history of the foundations of Dublin from Viking and Norman times until today, are also options for discerning visitors.  
Dublin City Council Arts Office, The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1 are presenting “Nine” an exhibition which aims to act as a point of discussion about what it means to grow up as a child in Ireland in the 21st century. The Lab is open between 5 and 10pm and it is focusing on activities for children and young adults which include creative print and model making workshops, also music and dance performances to name but a few.
Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square North, will host an exciting night for all ages including art exhibitions, workshops and artists talks, drawing stations and tours of the building and the collections. Live music, film screenings and tai chi are also activities organised for the evening.
Try to use public transport and enjoy the evening !  Mary