Feature Article
Welcome to the July edition of our Newsletter
News this month
Laureates Sebastian Barry and Sarah Crossan to appear at the West Cork Literary Festival
Architecture Upcoming exhibitions
Writer in Residence positions in Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and NUI – Galway.
Review of Venues and Arts Centres
Arts Centre Policy and Strategy 2019
Information sessions for Arts Centre Funding 2020
Grants and Awards
Creative Writing Fellow at UCD
Project awards – deadline 5.30pm Thursday 15 August 2019
Open Call 2020
Beyond Borders
News from the community
Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre Artists Residency Programme 2020 │ Call for Applications
Job Opportunity: Music Generation Development Officer, South Dublin (Maternity Cover)
Submissions now open for the Fishamble New Writing Award 2019
The Irish Chamber Orchestra introduces an exciting Autumn/Winter Season
The Bunting Harp Collection: A Digital Commission
Open Call 2020

The Arts Council announces an Open Call to the artists and arts organisations of Ireland to create collaborative ground breaking projects of ambition, impact and scale that encourage discourse, provocation or response to place and identity as part of contemporary Ireland

Open Call is a programme for artists and arts organisations to develop and shift their practice and profile work on a national scale, creating high profile arts central to people’s lives.

The purpose of the award is to support projects which:

  • Are brave in the pursuit of creative risk taking and seek to develop the ambition of the artist
  • Encourage discourse, provocation or response to place and identity as part of contemporary Ireland.
  • Evidence collaborative practices between artforms and artform practice areas (cross artform)
  • Demonstrate the pursuit of /open up opportunities for making work/collaborating in new territories of arts practice.
  • Extend the reach and impact of a project, with a fresh and dynamic approach to public engagement. In this context, public engagement may refer to participants and/or audiences
  • Establishes and evidences effect project partnerships, which may include high profile international dimensions and collaborators in terms of public visibility and resource-based partnerships

 

The Open Call application process will take place in three phases:

  • Phase 1 Expression of Interest - Project proposals will be assessed by the Arts Council executive and a shortlist of candidate projects will be drawn up and invited to submit further information for phase 2.

 

  • Phase 2   Detailed Project proposal - those whose proposals have been shortlisted will be invited to submit more details of what they propose for an International Jury. A reduced final shortlist will be selected by the International Jury for interview for phase 3

 

  • Phase 3 Presentation and Interview – Those candidates selected will be asked to attend an interview and make a presentation for the International Jury. (The jury will remain the same for phase 2&3)

 

Open Call 2020 is for projects commencing in 2020 and completing in 2020 or 2021

Phase 1 Applications open:                          25th June 2019

Phase 1 Applications closing date:              25th July 2019

Phases 2&3 of Open Call will take place in the last quarter of 2019 and details will be published in due course.

 

Details of the Open Scheme can be found here