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Information Clinics on the Arts Council’s film awards 2019
Culture Ireland and the Arts Council announce Open Call for Expressions of Interest for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition Venice, La Biennale di Venezia, 2020.
Close Encounter: Meetings with Remarkable Buildings returns home from the Venice Biennale to tour Ireland
Grants and Awards
New Closing Date for the Festival Investment Scheme 2020 Round 1
Commissions Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 2 May 2019
Deadline: Bursary Awards Thursday, 13 June, 2019
Next Generation Artists’ Award
Reel Art next closing date – 17:30 Thursday 9th May 2019
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
News from the community
Job Vacancy, Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre Public Engagement Assistant
Vacancies,Fidget Feet: Bingo Wings Project
Irish Writers Centre Updates
This Week Fishamble Announces the Chosen Play For Ireland
FRESH STREET#3 | International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts in Galway from 22 – 24th May 2019
Creative Europe Desk
Pilot Mobility Scheme for Artists and Culture Professionals from April 2019!
Creative Europe Desk Ireland at the 2019 Library Association of Ireland Conference
Creative Europe supported Big Bang Festival taking place in Dublin 5 – 7 April
Creative Europe funded projects
Memory of Water (Ormston House)
PUSH+ (The Ark)
Make a Move (Galway Theatre Festival)
A Woman’s Work (Gallery of Photography)
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Information Clinics on the Arts Council’s film awards 2019

Through its film awards, the Arts Council is interested in creating an environment in which film artists have the freedom to make work of an experimental and/or non-narrative nature and are given opportunities to make highly creative authored work for cinema exhibition.

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Culture Ireland and the Arts Council announce Open Call for Expressions of Interest for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition Venice, La Biennale di Venezia, 2020.

Culture Ireland and the Arts Council announce Open Call for Expressions of Interest for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition Venice, La Biennale di Venezia, 2020.

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Close Encounter: Meetings with Remarkable Buildings returns home from the Venice Biennale to tour Ireland

Exhibition represents one of the biggest displays of Ireland’s architectural talent

Last year, the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia 2018 was curated by Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. They were the first Irish nationals invited to curate La Biennale di Venezia in its 123 year history.

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Grants and Awards
New Closing Date for the Festival Investment Scheme 2020 Round 1

The Arts Council announces Round 1 of the Festival Investment Scheme 2020 for festivals that commence and take place between January-June 2020.

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Commissions Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 2 May 2019

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Commissions Award is Thursday 2 May, 2019 at 5.30pm. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday 2 April 2019.

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Deadline: Bursary Awards Thursday, 13 June, 2019

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 13 June 2019 at 5.30pm

 

The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 14 May 2019

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Next Generation Artists’ Award

The purpose of the Next Generation Artists’ Award is to support a group of promising artists across all disciplines at an early but pivotal stage in their career.

 

The deadline for this award is 5:30 p.m. Thursday 16 May 2019. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 16 April 2019.

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Reel Art next closing date – 17:30 Thursday 9th May 2019

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s film award Reel Art is on Thursday 9th May 2019 before 17:30.  The window for making applications opens on Tuesday 9th April 2019.

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New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced

The Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme is designed to support touring and dissemination of work across a range of artforms and arts practices.

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News from the community
Job Vacancy, Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre Public Engagement Assistant

We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible and organised individual who is passionate about getting people involved in the arts and in the broad and diverse programme at Uillinn.

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Vacancies,Fidget Feet: Bingo Wings Project

The Bingo Wings Project is a collaboration between multiple partners, lead by Limerick City and County Council Culture and Arts Department, artistic lead Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre, Kerry County Council and Donegal County Council to co-commission and produce the Bingo Wings Project, funded through the Arts Council’s Invitation to Collaboration Scheme.

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Irish Writers Centre Updates

The Irish Writers Centre is the national resource centre for Irish literature. Our mission is to support, promote, and inform writers at all stages of their development.

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This Week Fishamble Announces the Chosen Play For Ireland

In 2017, Fishamble set out to find A Play For Ireland with an open call to the country. During 2018, 30 new plays were developed with Fishamble and its partner venues Draíocht, Everyman, Lime Tree Theatre & Belltable, Lyric Theatre, Pavilion Theatre, and Town Hall Theatre. Earlier this year, 6 shortlisted playwrights were announced, with the chosen Play For Ireland being announced this week.

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FRESH STREET#3 | International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts in Galway from 22 – 24th May 2019

Circostrada, Artcena in partnership with Galway 2020 and the Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network invite you to join us for FRESH STREET#3 | International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts in Galway from 22 – 24th May 2019.

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Creative Europe Desk
Pilot Mobility Scheme for Artists and Culture Professionals from April 2019!

The pilot scheme will allow 500 artists or culture professionals to take part in this experimental programme which will test different durations of mobility for different professional purposes over the course of six months. 

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Creative Europe Desk Ireland at the 2019 Library Association of Ireland Conference

We will have an information stand at the upcoming Library Association of Ireland annual conference taking place in the Killashee Hotel, Kildare on the 10th and 11th April. You can find all the information on the conference here.

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Creative Europe supported Big Bang Festival taking place in Dublin 5 – 7 April

The Ark in Dublin is a partner on the Creative Europe supported Big Bang Project. This is a large-scale, four year project with 12 European partners. You can read more about the project here.

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Creative Europe funded projects

When talking to people and organisations at the beginning of their EU funding journey we often say that the best first step is researching funded projects.

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Memory of Water (Ormston House)

The core theme running through the project is the future of waterfront heritage zones in post-industrial cities of Europe.

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PUSH+ (The Ark)

PUSH+ has grown from the learning and results of PUSH (a 2-year project exploring Gender & Sexual Identity, Migration and (over)protection) and from the desire to take that learning to the next level.

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Make a Move (Galway Theatre Festival)

The ‘Make a Move’ project objective is to contribute to the revitalization of European theatre by mobilizing the unutilized creative and innovative potential of non-institutionalised and independent theatre practices, such as physical theatre, corporeal mime and improvisational theatre.

 

 

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A Woman’s Work (Gallery of Photography)

A Woman’s Work is a project that uses photography and digital media to address that deficit through artistic collaboration and exchange across borders, and the co-production of exhibitions, publications and online resources that challenge the dominant view of gender and industry in Europe.

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