Community Kids & Family At Home With Irish Arts Center

Page to Stage: IAC Community Art Challenge

With Branar Téatar do Pháistí


This event is free, but Irish Arts Center programming is only possible because of friends and supporters like you. Please consider making a donation as a part of your registration.

Thu, Apr 15, 2021


Box Office

10am-6pm, Monday-Friday


First, learn how to turn your favorite book into a puppet show with Galway’s acclaimed Branar Téatar do Pháistí children’s theatre. Then, using your newfound knowledge and skills—make, record, and send us your production! Irish Arts Center will compile all submissions into a virtual tapestry of puppetry as part of our visual arts exhibition this spring.

Community Art Challenge registration deadline: Thursday, 4/15
Community Art Challenge submission deadline: Thursday, 5/15
Exhibition premiere! Wednesday, 6/2

For more details, and to register, please contact

Supply list for Page to Stage workshop: 

- cereal box 
- extra cardboard (could be another cereal box or any kind of spare cardboard you might have lying around)
- scissors
- ruler
- glue stick 
- masking tape
- pen and pencil
- permanent marker (if you have one)
- white paper (size depends on how big your cereal box is, but 11 x 17 is good)
- coloring materials (paint, coloring pencils, markers, crayons, etc.)

Branar—Telling Big Stories to Little Citizens

Branar Téatar do Pháistí is one of the leading theatre companies making work for children in Ireland, creating beautiful, innovative, high quality work that inspires children and their families. They tour work to venues and festivals locally, nationally and internationally—throughout Ireland, Europe, USA, China and Japan—and support artists to make work for young audiences through tailored programmes of resource-sharing and Tiny Show creation. They create opportunities for children to explore their own arts practice in school settings.

Marc has been presenting workshops for more than 20 years.


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 Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; The Shubert Foundation, Inc.; M&T Bank; The Ireland Funds; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; Tourism Ireland; CIE Tours; Delta; and thousands of generous donors like you.

Thanks for signing up!

Sorry, something went wrong