American Theatre‘s Editor-in-Chief Rob Weinert-Kendt’s recent article “A Big Table: What the New Irish Arts Center Means for New York” walks readers through both the design and the community impact of the new Irish Arts Center, including several photos of the exterior and interior. The space “marks a welcome addition to the New York cultural landscape at a time of grave uncertainty,” writes Weinert-Kendt.
In an opinion piece for Irish Central, Paul Keating details the time teaching at the original Irish Arts Center location at 553 West 51st Street and his impressions of the new space at 726 11th Avenue. Noting the high caliber of architecture, programming, and performances, Keating writes that the new Irish Arts Center is a place “Irish immigrants and all New Yorkers can call home.”
As reported in Irish Central and New York YIMBY, the New York Irish Arts Center opened last night with an inaugural performance by artist Camille O’Sullivan. Of the Davis Brody Bond-designed building, Irish Central‘s Niall O’Dowd writes, “The physical structure which at four stories high and 21,700 square feet is transformative from the moment you step inside. The programming on its first night was equal to the location.” We are proud to be part of the team that brought the Irish Arts Center to life.