Join in the exploration of space across all aspects of STEAM during SpaceFest 2023 as we consider the theme of what it means to be human. Festival programming for adults, teens and families merges science and the arts through creative, captivating events. Join us to open the cosmos through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths as we celebrate and explore space with experiments, exhibitions, workshops and more!


Exhibition Opening + Panel

FRI 17 NOV 6:30PM The opening of the SUPER exhibition and live performance by Dahu Collective, followed by a discussion panel with the artists-in-residence at Greywood and the NSC.

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Weekend Exhibition + Tours

18 + 19 NOV 11AM – 4:30PM Tour the National Space Centre and explore the work of artists-in-residence Dahu Collective alongside creations by international artists and local students.

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Explore space through ART + SCIENCE

12 Space Fest Events

Be surprised by space, wowed by workshops, and awed by exhibitions that bring art and science together.

10 Science Communicators

From authors to astronomers, explore the cosmos with some of Ireland’s most passionate scientists and specialists.

10 Arts Practitioners

From fiction to photography and acrobatics to audio art, learn and create with a fabulous line up of atristic minds.

2 Resident Artists

Visit the art installation created by international artists over six weeks at Greywood Arts and the National Space Centre.

1 Giant Dish

Learn what happens at the National Space Centre beneath Ireland's iconic 32-meter dish and tour the 7-acre campus.

1 Amazing Festival!

An out of this world experience celebrating all things STEAM to spark imagination, ignite curiosity and inspire creativity. .

Taking place at the NSC

All offline events take place at the National Space Centre, Elfordstown, Midleton Co Cork P25 P526