Special Events

Spirit of Ireland Groundbreaking Gala

Honoring Johnny McDaid and Frank Bisignano with Special Guests Gabriel Byrne and Liam Neeson



Fri, Oct 19



Adam Lamberg
212-757-3318 x222


Cipriani 42nd Street
110 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017



This autumn, after more than a decade of visioning, planning, and growth, we finally break ground on Phase I of construction of our permanent home. After a two year build, the New Irish Arts Center will open in Autumn 2020.

Please help us celebrate this historic moment by joining us for a special Spirit of Ireland Groundbreaking Gala on Friday, October 19th at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Individual tickets start at $1,250. Click HERE to view the complete reply form. 

Even if you are unable to join us is person we hope you will consider supporting the very best of Irish arts and culture by purchasing an advertisement in our Commemorative Groundbreaking Gala Journal. Submission deadline is Friday, October 12th.

For more information, to book your tickets, or purchase an advertisement please contact Adam Lamberg at (212) 757-3318 x222 or adam@irishartscenter.org.

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government partners including the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; The Ireland Funds, America; Howard Gilman Foundation; Tourism Ireland; Bloomberg Philanthropies; The Nancy Malone Living Trust; The Shubert Foundation; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in New York City; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Westchester County; The Knights of St. Patrick; The Jerome L. Greene Foundation; Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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