Initially started in Dublin in 2005, Culture Night has become one of the biggest, best and most varied cultural events in the calendar. From 5pm onwards on Culture Night museums, galleries, historic buildings, artist’s studios and other cultural venues all over Ireland remain open, offering free tours, exhibitions, readings, performances and films.


Culture Night 2020 has been provisionally set for Friday 11th September, 2020. 

If you are planning an event for Culture Night which relates to our sector, and wish to have it listed here, please contact

ARA Ireland Communications Officer Niamh Ní Charra at