Words & Music

At Home With Irish Arts Center: Picnic Picks (December)

Paul Muldoon, Colson Whitehead, Anne Enright, John Carter Cash, Ana Cristina, and Rogue Oliphant


This event is free thanks to the generosity of Irish Arts Center friends, members, and supporters. We welcome donations in any amount as a part of your registration.

Mon, Dec 14, 2020



Box office: 888-616-0274
10am-6pm, Monday-Friday 



For the first time, we’re able to offer our perennially sold-out monthly variety show to anyone who’d like a seat. Curator and host Paul Muldoon presents highlights from across 12 seasons of live Picnics, including appearances by world-class guests, along with performances by house band Rogue Oliphant.

This event takes place at 7pm EDT / 12am IST

December’s lineup
Paul Muldoon with Rogue Oliphant  November 2018
Colson Whitehead  November 2015
Anne Enright  April 2016
John Carter Cash and Ana Cristina with Rogue Oliphant  September 2019
Ivan Goff, Nollaig Casey, and Arty McGlynn with Rogue Oliphant  Feb 2018


Okay, it's not actually a picnic but a music-and-literature extravaganza.”—Time Out New York

Lineup is subject to change

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; the Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; British Council; Morgan Stanley; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.


Thanks for signing up!

Sorry, something went wrong