The Festival of Curiosity
Home grown in Dublin, The Festival of Curiosity takes place every July and is Ireland’s annual celebration at the intersection of art, science, technology and design and has quickly grown into being one of the most exciting and innovative festivals of it’s kind in Europe. The inaugural Festival of Curiosity took place in 2013, as Dublin’s annual festival of science & arts. Designated as the official legacy project of Dublin City being the European Capital of Science in 2012 (Dublin City of Science 2012). Playful days & Curious Nights Experience a cultural feast of unique, visual and interactive experiences in Dublin that merge cutting edge technology, design, arts and science in playful, immersive & curious ways. With over 45,000 people descending on Dublin from across the globe every year and visiting 14 venues & spaces across the city centre you can experience Dublin come alive in an energetic fusion of interactive installations, pop-up playgrounds and curiosity carnivals to immersive experiences, performance, visual art, theatre, film, secret tours, night cycles & urban escapes. 2018 Festival Programme The Festival of Curiosity is back in Dublin this summer for a four-day cultural feast of science, arts, design, and technology. Celebrating our sixth birthday, expect a programme full of surprise and delight as visitors experience the city come alive in an energetic fusion of science, arts, design, and technology at The Festival of Curiosity, Dublin from July 19 – 22, 2018. Take your friends and your family on a curious date with Dublin City this July during our Playful Days and Curious Nights festival programme. Meet world-famous bubble performers at The National Concert Hall, experience a short film programme especially curated by Academy Award-nominated writer of Ratatouille, Jim Capobianco and make sure not to miss our free pop-up Playground of Sound in Wolfe Tone Square.