Feature Article
Welcome to the March edition of our Newsletter
News this month
The Readers’ Voice
RAISE: The Arts Council has appointed Kieran MacSweeney to the role of Private Investment Adviser.
2023: Future Retrospectives
A study visit by South African Community Art Centre Managers to Ireland
Grants and Awards
Deadline: Deis Recording & Publication Award 2017
Deadline: Arts and Disability Connect
Deadline: Arts Council's Artist in the Community Scheme 2017
Arts Council announces deadline for Open Call 2017
News from the community
Children’s Writers’ Fellowship
Creative Europe Desk
The Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Taxation of Artists in an International Context
What do you think of the Creative Europe programme? How can it be improved?
Current funding calls under Creative Europe Culture Sub-programme
Arts Council announces deadline for Open Call 2017

Through this Open Call the Arts Council wishes to support work of ambition, collaboration and experimentation in a range of settings.

Closing date 

 17:30, Thursday 20 April 2017

Maximum awarded 


Artform and practice(s) 

 Architecture, Arts participation, Circus, Dance, Festivals and events, Film, Literature, Local arts, Music, Opera, Street arts,  Theatre, Traditional arts, Venues, Visual arts, YPCE

Applicant type 


Collaborative application possible? 


Projects proposed in response to the Open Call may be in any artform, any arts practice area or be cross-disciplinary.

Application process

Full details of the application process can be found here.


The award is open to individuals and organisations who are resident in (the Republic of) Ireland. There are certain exceptions where the Arts Council may deem eligible applications made by those based outside (the Republic of) Ireland. However, before admitting as eligible any such application, the Arts Council would need to be satisfied that the outcomes of any such proposal would benefit the arts in (the Republic of) Ireland. Proposals received from organisations who are funded by the Arts Council under Annual Programming grants or Annual Funding grants must provide evidence that the project is exceptional and outside the remit of their funded activities.

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