Kids & Family Music

St. Brigid’s Imbolc Family Concert with Jenna Nicholls

Details

$5–18 (inclusive of fees) 2 hours
Date(s)

Sat, Feb 3, 2024

Contact

boxoffice@irishartscenter.org
888-616-0274


Location

Irish Arts Center
726 11th Avenue
Hell's Kitchen, NYC

Overview

Celebrate Imbolc, the ancient Irish festival heralding spring and honoring the patron saint and goddess Brigid, with a concert and activities for audiences of all ages! Singer-songwriter Jenna Nicholls, known for her vintage, decades-spanning repertoire, performs music inspired by Irish folklore and magic, with crankie artist Alicia Gerstein joining to animate the set list. Hot chocolate and Imbolc-inspired crafts to follow the show. 

Recommended for ages 5–9, but all are welcome.

This event takes place in the Irish Arts Center library.


SCHEDULE

Library // Concert: 1pm and 3pm
45 minute concert featuring musician Jenna Nicholls and crankie artist Alicia Gerstein 

The Devlin Café // Hot chocolate and poetry: 12–4:30pm
Warm your body and your soul with some hot chocolate, and Imbolc and nature inspired poetry. Cozy up with a book of poems or write your own and add it to one of our PoeTrees! 

Studio classroom // St. Brigid's cross crafts: 12–4:30pm
Imbolc is also called St. Brigid's Day. Join IAC Staff to make your own St. Brigid's cross to take home. Learn about more traditional techniques with videos from the National Museum of Ireland—Country Life.

The Devlin Café and studio are located on first floor. The library classroom is located on the 3rd floor, with both elevator and stair access.

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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