Literature Music

Muldoon's Picnic (September)

Curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon. Featuring Dan Barry, Lucie Brock-Broido, Damsel, Mark Mulcahy, and Edmund White


$40 general / $32 members

Mon, Sep 11, 2017



Box Office


Phone hours:
10am-6pm, Monday-Friday

In person:
Opens 60 minutes before the performance on show days


Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019


Hosted and curated by Paul Muldoon
with house band Rogue Oliphant

Our critically-acclaimed feast of music, storytelling, and poetry—now in its seventh season—has become a staple of New York’s cultural diet. Led by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, this words-and-music jamboree features an evolving lineup of world-class special guests from across the spectrum of arts and letters. 


Dan Barry, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and columnist for The New York Times

Lucie Brock-Broido, award-winning poet

Beth Meyers
(vocals, viola, ukulele, banjo) and Monica Mugan (vocals, guitar)

Mark Mulcahy, musician and former frontman for Miracle Legion

Edmund White, author



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.


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