Feature Article
Welcome to the November edition of our Newsletter
News this month
RAISE – the Arts Council’s flagship private investment capacity building programme.
Minister Madigan announces new scheme to enhance arts and culture centres nationwide
Change Makers Conference: The transformative power of festivals, 14th February 2020
Irish-Language Writer-in-Residence position at Dublin City University in 2020
Grants and Awards
Deadline: Bursary Awards, Thursday, 30 January, 2020
Countess Constance de Markievicz Award
Travel and Training Award 2020
Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2019: Collaborative Arts and Theatre
Festival Investment Scheme 2020 Round 2
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
News from the community
Call for proposals: From Access to Inclusion 2020
Countess Constance de Markievicz Award

The application window for the Countess Constance de Markievicz Award will open on 7 January 2020.

The purpose of the Markievicz Award is to:

·         Honour Countess Constance de Markievicz as the first woman to be elected to parliament; and to:

·         Provide support for artists from all backgrounds and genres to buy time and space in order to develop new work that reflects on the role of women in the period covered by the Decade of Centenaries and beyond

Markievicz Award recipients will receive €20,000 and awards will be made to up to five applicants each year. Joint applications are welcomed.

The award is administered by the Arts Council on behalf of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and is open via a public call to artists working in all arts genres supported by the Arts Council. All applications must be made using the Arts Council’s Online Services.

The deadline for receipt of applications is: 5.30pm on Thursday 6 February 2020

Further details will be available at www.artscouncil.ie