1. Arts Audiences - a partnership project between the Arts Council and Temple Bar Cultural Trust
Work is beginning on 'Arts Audiences', a project devised and
managed by the Arts Council and Temple Bar Cultural
2. A new liasion group formed between the Arts Council and the County and City Managers' Association
A new liasion group has been formed between the Arts Council and
the County and City Managers' Association, to establish greater
co-operation and partnership in securing all that has been
achieved in local arts development over the past twenty years.
3. New public art website
The Arts Council, with the support of the Department of Arts,
Sport and Tourism, is currently redeveloping the publicart.ie
4. Notice: Deis scheme 2009
The traditional arts community are reminded that there have been
some changes to the Deis scheme, most notably in regards to the
funding of recording projects and CD production.
5. An update on the Reel Art awards
Reel Art is an Arts Council scheme designed to provide film
artists with an opportunity to make highly creative and imaginative
documentaries on an artistic theme.
6. Dublin City Council announce Filmmaker in Residence
Dublin City Council, in association with the Arts Council, has
announced that filmmaker Joe Lee has been selected as Dublin City
Council's filmmaker in residence.
7. News from the arts community
Opportunities in the arts community in February include a
invitation for submissions for the 2009 Dublin Fringe Festival; a
music recording assistance opportunity from Dublin City Council in
partnership with axis arts & community resource centre,
Ballymun; and details about a National Music Symposium which will
compile and present findings from the research report Local
Authorities & Music: Knowing the Score.
8. International News from the Cultural Contact Point
News from the CCP in February includes: further EU cultural
co-operation with Mexico; information on EU co-operation with
Russia; a deadline for the EU Youth in Action Programme; a call for
proposals for 'Preparatory Actions MEDIA International'; an
announcement on the finalists for the Mies van der Rohe Award; an
information day on European Capitals of Culture; a conference
report on intercultural dialogue and digital culture; a paper of
creativity and innovation; an IETM spring plenary meeting and
details on the International Conference of National Trusts.