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Pay the Artist
Creative Production Supports – A Theatre Resource-Sharing Pilot Scheme
RAISE programme - PRIVATE INVESTMENT CAPACITY BUILDING - Phase 2 announcement.
Information Clinics on the Arts Council’s film awards 2020
Grants and Awards
Commissions Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 30 April 2020
Dance Arts Residency Scheme 2020
Theatre Artist Residency Scheme 2020
Deadline: Opera Projects and Production Award
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
Deadline: Arts Grant Funding 2021
Reel Art next closing date – 17:30 Thursday, 14th May 2020
Creative Schools
Creative Associates Opportunity
Creative Schools/Scoileanna Ildánacha – Invite applications from schools across Ireland
News from the community
Westival recruiting a festival director
Panel of music tutors
Music Generation Administrator
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Pay the Artist

The Arts Council launches its new policy on the fair and equitable remuneration and contracting of artists.  

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Creative Production Supports – A Theatre Resource-Sharing Pilot Scheme

The upcoming deadline for Creative Production Supports Scheme is Thursday 9th April 2020 at 5.30pm. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday 10th March 2020.

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RAISE programme - PRIVATE INVESTMENT CAPACITY BUILDING - Phase 2 announcement.

The Arts Council is delighted to confirm the selection of the 5 Tier 1 organisations and 15 Tier 2 organisations to participate in Phase 2 of the very successful RAISE programme.

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Information Clinics on the Arts Council’s film awards 2020

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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Grants and Awards
Commissions Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 30 April 2020

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Commissions Award is Thursday 30 April, 2020 at 5.30pm. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday 31 March 2020.

 

The following awards are available:

 

  • Music Commissions Award
  • Traditional Arts Commissions Award
  • Opera Commissions Award
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Dance Arts Residency Scheme 2020

The application window for the next round of Dance Arts Residency Schemes will open on 10 March next. The deadline for the scheme is 5.30pm on Thursday 9 April, 2020. Applications will be accepted through the Arts Council’s Online Services Website.

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Theatre Artist Residency Scheme 2020

The deadline for the Theatre Artist Residency Scheme is 9th April 2020, at 5.30pm. The window for making applications will open on the 10th March.

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Deadline: Opera Projects and Production Award

The objective of the Opera Projects and Production Award is to support initiatives by professional practitioners in the development and presentation of opera at three distinct stages, encouraging both the development and/or presentation of work of high-artistic quality in a number of developmental stages and also the fully staged presentation of opera that engages with the public, providing opportunities for artists in the process.

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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 art forms and arts practices.

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Deadline: Arts Grant Funding 2021

Deadline for receipt of applications: 5.30pm on Thursday 12 March 2020. The application window will open on 28 January 2020.

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Reel Art next closing date – 17:30 Thursday, 14th May 2020

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s film award Reel Art is on Thursday, 14th May 2020 before 17:30.  The window for making applications opens on Tuesday, 14th April 2020.

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Creative Schools
Creative Associates Opportunity

The Arts Council has opened a tender process for a panel of Creative Associates to support the delivery of Creative Schools for the academic year 2020-21 onwards with a deadline of 17:00, Thursday 12 March 2020.

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Creative Schools/Scoileanna Ildánacha – Invite applications from schools across Ireland

Applications for schools are now open with a deadline of 17:30, Thursday 19 March 2020.  

Further information on the Creative Schools application process is available here. Applications must be submitted online and schools are encouraged to register well in advance of the deadline.

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News from the community
Westival recruiting a festival director

WESTIVAL has built a tight professional team with the support of an ambitious board and well engaged community. The FESTIVAL DIRECTOR is responsible for the overall creative programme, management, finance and administration as well as the operational health of this well established annual celebration of the arts in Westport. 

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Panel of music tutors

Louth and Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB), on behalf of Music Generation Meath, seeks applications for vacancies that may become available in 2020 from musicians with specialism in teaching the following areas:  

 

  • Small group tuition in vocal (including choral) or instrumental learning (any music genre).  
  • Large group tuition (vocal and/or instrumental) in a range of school, community and youth settings.  
  • Ensemble (instrumental/vocal), band facilitation, mentoring in any genre of music, including, where applicable, songwriting/creative composition/rap, music technology/recording etc. 
  • Early Years - Vocal and/or instrumental tuition for children aged under 5 
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Music Generation Administrator

Louth and Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB), on behalf of Music Generation Meath, seeks to employ an Administrator (Clerical Officer Grade III) to assist the Music Development Officer with the organisation, promotion and day-to-day running of Music Generation Meath. 

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