The Enchanted Garden at Kilruddery House and Gardens

Russian Dolls by Gabriela Kiss

Russian Dolls by Gabriela Kiss

It’s been a wonderful sunny day in Dublin, and we had spent it enjoying a great arts event at Kilruddery House and GardensThe Enchanted Garden.

The Enchanted Garden 2009

The Enchanted Garden is a Kilruddery Arts two-day event curated by Fionnuala Aston-Ardee and Rosie Lynch, taking place on the weekend of June 27th and 28th 2009.

This arts event celebrates creative play and attracts visitors of all ages for the second year in a row. Family oriented, The Enchanted Garden event hosts interactive installations and artist led workshops on the grounds of Kilruddery Gardens.

Food (it was BBQ today) and  drinks (natural juices and tea/coffee)  are available at the new Garden Cafe, and  picnics are also welcome.

Artists at The Enchanted Garden 2009

The following artists have provided installations for this year’s event:

  • Bernardine Carroll
  • Sinead Conlon
  • Roisin Coyle
  • “Culturstruction” (Jo Anne Butler, Tara Kennedy)
  • Fiona Hallinan
  • George Higgs
  • Gabriella Kiss
  • Ruth Lyons
  • Jennie Moran
  • Nina Tanis
  • Kate Warner
  • Jana Zitzmann

The series of interactive installations and participatory activities includes a family of life size Russian dolls, by Hungarian artist Gabriella Kiss; a musical tree by composer George Higgs; and a miniature child’s size version of Killruddery House, designed by visual art/architecture duo “Culturstruction”.

Tickets and opening times for The Enchanted Garden event

Tickets are sold on entrance. You can either get €7 individual one or get a family pass (2 adults and 3 children) for €25.

Opening Time: 12.30 – 5.00 pm

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