Saturday 10 August


Cleft is a visceral story of one family’s unrelenting will to survive.

Rough Magic

Rough Magic and glór in association with Galway International Arts Festival and Kilkenny Arts Festival

Cleft Ireland

Rat King

Rat King is a spoken-word black comedy exploring the lives of David and Chrissy, a pigeon-hearted duo clambering to make sense of their world.

Spoken Word

A rehearsed reading

Rat King

Double Vision

This exhibition brings together two radically different Kilkenny-based artists for a double ‘portrait’ of the county

Eamon Colman & Blaise Smith

Double Vision

Crowded Thresholds

Crowded Thresholds, curated by Fiona Mulholland, explores effects of the subconscious in the creation and response to objects of material culture

Curated by Fiona Mullholland

Crowded Thresholds


FLY is a puppet theatre show for 5-to-10-year-olds and adults – a poetic journey into a circus world of strange characters, big emotions and captivating puppet imagery. 

Teater Patrasket

Fly Denmark

Amy Cutler: Colloquies

The Butler Gallery is delighted to present the first exhibition in Ireland by the New York-based artist Amy Cutler. 

Butler Gallery in association with Kilkenny Arts Festival

Amy Cutler: Colloquies