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Theatre Information Clinic - Thursday 27th May at 11am - online
Paying the Artist Survey – 2020 impact
Grants and Awards
Arts and Disability Connect 2021
Arts and Disability Connect round one is now open!
Bursary Awards, Thursday, 24 June, 2021
Creative Production Supports
Festival Investment Scheme 2022 Round 1
Reel Art next closing date
Visual Arts Workspace Scheme
Agility Award 2021, Round 2
Creative Schools
Creative Schools 2021
Creative Europe Desk
Focus on Architecture in Europe and Ireland
Creative Europe Programme 2021 - 2027: spotlight on cultural heritage
News from the community
Mapping Arts and Disability provision in Mayo, Clare & Galway City – Researchers brief
artsandhealth.ie artist bursary 2021
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News this month
Theatre Information Clinic - Thursday 27th May at 11am - online

This information session is aimed at individual theatre practitioners that are planning to apply for upcoming awards such as the Bursary, Agility or Project Award but will also cover general information relating to making an application for theatre funding from the Arts Council.

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Paying the Artist Survey – 2020 impact

In the context of Paying the Artist the Arts Council is surveying artists on the impact of 2020. The survey covers:

  • Financial Impact
  • Artists’ experiences of pay and contractual arrangements
  • Changes in work practices and patterns
  • Personal impact
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Grants and Awards
Arts and Disability Connect 2021

The Arts Council and Arts & Disability Ireland are delighted to announce exciting changes for Arts and Disability Connect this year.

Funding has been increased to €116,000 in 2021 which will be awarded to artists with disabilities through the scheme this year.

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Arts and Disability Connect round one is now open!

The Arts and Disability Connect scheme is designed to support individual artists with disabilities to be ambitious, to develop their practice and to connect with arts organisations and arts professionals in Ireland.

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Bursary Awards, Thursday, 24 June, 2021

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 24 June 2020 at 5.30pm

The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 25 May, 2020.

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Creative Production Supports

Deadline: Creative Production Supports, Thursday, 3 June, 2021 at 5.30pm. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 4 May, 2021.

 

The Arts Council will offer Creative Production Supports in the following areas:  Dance, Theatre and Young People, Children and Education.

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Festival Investment Scheme 2022 Round 1

The Arts Council announces the first of two rounds of the Festivals Investment Scheme (FIS) for festivals taking place between January and June 2022.

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Reel Art next closing date

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s film award Reel Art is on Thursday 27 May 2021 before 17:30.  The window for making applications opens on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

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Visual Arts Workspace Scheme

The application window for the 2022 Visual Arts Workspace Scheme will open on the Arts Council’s website under the available funding section on 8 June 2021.

 

The deadline for the scheme is 5.30pm on Thursday, 8 July, 2021.

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Agility Award 2021, Round 2

Deadline: 5.30pm; Thursday 8 July, 2021

The window for making an application will open on Tuesday 8 June, 2021.

The Agility Award is open to individual freelance artists and arts workers, and is available across all art forms and arts practice areas supported by the Arts Council. We welcome and encourage new applicants from all areas of the community.

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Creative Schools
Creative Schools 2021

Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for schools/centres to apply to participate in the initiative. Schools/centres may apply from 6 April and the deadline is 17:30, Thursday 10 June 2021.  

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Creative Europe Desk
Focus on Architecture in Europe and Ireland

Please join us for our upcoming Architecture Event hosted by the Creative Europe Desk -Culture Office Ireland, Thursday May 20, 2021.

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Creative Europe Programme 2021 - 2027: spotlight on cultural heritage

The Creative Europe Desk Ireland is hosting an information seminar in collaboration with the Heritage Council. This session will present an overview of the new Creative Europe Programme 2021 - 2027 with a focus on supports for the Heritage Sector.

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News from the community
Mapping Arts and Disability provision in Mayo, Clare & Galway City – Researchers brief

Mayo County Council Arts Service, Clare County Council Arts Office and Galway City Council Arts Office seek to engage the services of a suitably qualified and experienced individual or organisation to undertake an arts and disability research project on a contract for services basis.

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artsandhealth.ie artist bursary 2021

The artsandhealth.ie bursary 2021 is being offered to artists working in participatory arts and health contexts to reflect on their practice.  The artist bursary was first introduced in 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and curtailment of arts programming in health settings.

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