1. Members of the Arts Council and the executive meet with the Joint Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community and Gaeltacht Affairs
On the 11 March, Mary Cloake, Director; Pat Moylan, Chairman;
Alan Stanford and Philip King, Members of the Arts Council met with
the Joint Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and
2. Additional ethical practice resources for artists and arts organisations working with children and young people
Building on Guidelines for the protection
and welfare of children and young people in the arts sector,
we are pleased to introduce two new resources for artists and arts
organisations working with children and young
3. An update on the Touring Experiment
We update you on the situation with the Touring Experiment, an
action research project designed to inform and shape future policy
for touring in the Republic of Ireland.
4. Reminder: New public art website
We remind you of plans to develop the new public art
website, and include information on how to receive the
new publicart.ie newsletter.
5. News from the arts community
Opportunities in the arts community in March
include an invitation to apply for a position in the
Dance Theatre of Ireland; a design contest for a major
public art project in Belfast; details on how to apply for
an award of free incubation/workspace at THE LAB; an
invitation by Mayo County Council to develop proposals
for a new public art commission; and information about an open
selection call for the Éigse Carlow Arts Festival.
6. International news from the Cultural Contact Point
News from the CCP in March includes: details of how to apply to
a Europe wide art contest for young people; a call for proposals
for a pilot mobility project; information on a new call published
on access to local culture, protection and the promotion of
cultural diversity, and finally news on a new contact for the
Cultural Contact Point.