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Exhibitions showcasing the Arts Council Collection taking place this June 2019
Grants and Awards
Project awards – deadline 5.30pm Thursday 15 August 2019
Authored Works Award 2019 Closing Date
Travel & Training awards for festivals in 2019.
Forthcoming architecture awards including new Architecture Project Award
Visual Arts Workspace Scheme
Visual Arts Bursary Award Round 2
Visual Arts video testimonials
Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award 2019
Open Call 2020
News from the community
Music Generation announces expansion into five new areas of Ireland
Music Generation Development Officer: Sligo
Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary 2019
Three Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Musicians-in-Residence appointed for 2019.
Creative residency by the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and Dublin City Council Culture Company
Music Generation Development Officer (x 5 POSTS)
Irish Writers Centre: Cill Rialaig Residences 2019
Irish Writers Centre: Florence Writer-in-Residence 2019
Irish Writers Centre: Marian Keyes Young Writer Award
Irish Writers Centre: Irish-Norwegian Writers’ Exchange Autumn 2019
Irish Writers Centre: Submit to Novel Fair 2020
Music Network is seeking to appoint a Finance Manager (part-time)
Creative Europe Desk
Free event! Culture in Motion – European culture networks and the value of connecting: Galway 27th June 2019
Pilot Mobility Scheme for Artists and Culture Professionals (Performing arts and Visual Arts) – two more deadlines between now and September 2019!
Congratulations to Jan Carson who was announced as one of the fourteen laureates of the 2019 European Union prize for Literature on 22nd May 2019.
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Exhibitions showcasing the Arts Council Collection taking place this June 2019

The Arts Council is delighted to highlight the following exhibitions taking place across Ireland this June showcasing artworks on loan from the Arts Council’s outstanding Collection of almost 1,100 works of modern and contemporary Irish art.

 

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Grants and Awards
Project awards – deadline 5.30pm Thursday 15 August 2019

The Arts Council will offer Project awards in the following:

 

  • Architecture
  • Arts Participation
  • Circus
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Music
  • Street Arts & Spectacle
  • Theatre
  • Traditional Arts
  • Visual Arts

 

The Arts Council's Project awards support specific project activities under each of the above artform/arts practice areas. The award guidelines for each award can be downloaded from the available funding section of the Arts Council's website from mid-June.

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Authored Works Award 2019 Closing Date

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s film award, Authored Works, is 17:30 on Thursday 15 August 2019.

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Travel & Training awards for festivals in 2019.

The Arts Council is pleased to announce the continuation of support to festivals to help develop their programming and organisational capacity through individual training and travel awards.

The award will provide outbound travel and training support for festival representatives such as programmers, festival curators and directors to enhance their festival programme development; and inbound awards that allow festival organisations to establish relationships abroad with the aim of developing their programming, marketing and/or administrative/operational capacity.

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Forthcoming architecture awards including new Architecture Project Award

The Arts Council is pleased to announce the introduction of an Architecture Project Award to support new work in, or about, architecture. This is the latest award offered by the Arts Council to support architecture as an artform.

The deadline for applications for both the Architecture Project Award and the Engaging with Architecture Scheme is 17:30 on Thursday, 15 August 2019.

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Visual Arts Workspace Scheme

Deadline for applications Thursday 6, June @5.30pm 2019.

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Visual Arts Bursary Award Round 2

Deadline for applications Thursday 13, June @5.30pm 2019.

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Visual Arts video testimonials

The Arts Council offers various funding awards under the Visual Arts for artists, organisations, groups and curators to apply for support.

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Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award 2019

The deadline for the Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award 2019 is Thursday 13 June 2019 at 5:30pm.

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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.

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News from the community
Music Generation announces expansion into five new areas of Ireland

Kerry, Kildare, Longford, Meath and Tipperary have been announced as the next five counties to join the Music Generation programme.

 

As part of Music Generation, each of the five new areas will receive funding to create access to affordable performance music education for children and young people in their communities.

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Music Generation Development Officer: Sligo

The Music Generation Development Officer will be appointed by MSL ETB and will be responsible for managing an extensive performance music education programme on behalf of Sligo Local Music Education Partnership.

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Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary 2019

Are you involved in an arts and health project? Would you like to showcase your work to a larger audience? artsandhealth.ie invites applications for a €4000 bursary to produce a short film, audio documentary or publication about an arts and health project.

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Three Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Musicians-in-Residence appointed for 2019.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network have announced the appointment of three Musicians-in-Residence for 2019 in a scheme jointly funded by the Arts Council and managed by Music Network. Each of the residencies will include free public performances at the dlr LexIcon Studio in Dún Laoghaire, between 16th June and 5th December 2019. Residencies for established musicians were awarded to Éamonn Cagney and Izumi Kimura, and a residency for an emerging musician was awarded to Lara Gallagher.

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Creative residency by the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and Dublin City Council Culture Company

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns and Dublin City Council Culture Company invite applications from artists to spend six months living and working in the unique environment of King’s Inns, Dublin 1. The residency will offer one artist a chance to live and work in King's Inns for 6 month to develop their practice, around themes of art and law. There is accommodation in the Gate Lodge, a stipend and funding to create a new artwork.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 10th June 2019.

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Music Generation Development Officer (x 5 POSTS)

Kerry ETB, Kildare & Wicklow ETB, Longford & Westmeath ETB, Louth & Meath ETB and Tipperary ETB each invite applications for the position of Music Generation Development Officer

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Irish Writers Centre: Cill Rialaig Residences 2019

Residencies are now open for applications to seven writers for a ten-day period from 4 – 14 October, 2019 with Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry.

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Irish Writers Centre: Florence Writer-in-Residence 2019

The Irish Writers Centre has announced a one-week residency with St Mark's in Florence this autumn from 29 September – 6 October 2019.

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Irish Writers Centre: Marian Keyes Young Writer Award

The Irish Writers Centre is thrilled to announce the second round of a new award kindly sponsored by IWC Ambassador Marian Keyes specifically to encourage young writers aged 18-26 in the development of their artistic practice.

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Irish Writers Centre: Irish-Norwegian Writers’ Exchange Autumn 2019

The Irish Writers Centre is delighted that its close relationship with the Norwegian Embassy in Ireland is continuing to flourish with this announcement of another Irish-Norwegian Writers’ Exchange supported by the Norwegian Embassy and Hordaland Fylkeskommune (County Council).

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Irish Writers Centre: Submit to Novel Fair 2020

The Irish Writers Centre has launched Novel Fair 2020 and is now receiving applications to what will be the ninth year of this exciting competition.

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Music Network is seeking to appoint a Finance Manager (part-time)

Music Network is seeking to appoint an experienced Finance Manager to assist the organisation in achieving its strategic objectives. A full Job Description and Candidate Information is available.

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Creative Europe Desk
Free event! Culture in Motion – European culture networks and the value of connecting: Galway 27th June 2019

Connecting with a European cultural network can open doors to new opportunities, co-creation, learning, information sharing, new ideas and much more. It can lead to partnerships and projects with like-minded organisations from across Europe and enable you to apply for EU funding programmes including Creative Europe. There is a wide range of European cultural networks across many different activities and practices, from informal alliances of culture professionals to formalised membership bodies.

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Pilot Mobility Scheme for Artists and Culture Professionals (Performing arts and Visual Arts) – two more deadlines between now and September 2019!

The next Artist Mobility Call will open on 2nd June. 

This pilot mobility scheme will provide support for 350-500 short-term (15-85 days), international mobilities of artists active in the fields of the performing or visual arts and residing in a Creative Europe country. The destination of the mobility must be a Creative Europe country. These mobilities must have a specific and well-defined objective, such as to develop an international collaboration, to engage in a production-oriented residency or in professional development, to present work in another country or to develop projects with local communities in the destination country.

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Congratulations to Jan Carson who was announced as one of the fourteen laureates of the 2019 European Union prize for Literature on 22nd May 2019.

The European Union Prize for Literature is an annual initiative to recognise the best emerging authors in Europe. Launched by the European Commission in 2009, the prize is open to countries participating in the Creative Europe programme for the cultural and creative sectors. Each year, national juries in a third of the participating countries nominate their winning authors, making it possible for all countries and language areas to be represented over a three-year cycle.  Ireland is one of the countries in 2019.

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