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Festival and Events Adviser to the Arts Council: Request for Tender
ilDÁNA 2021 / 2022
Exhibitions showcasing the Arts Council Collection taking place this Summer 2021
Grants and Awards
Agility Award 2021, Round 2
Festival Investment Scheme 2022 Round 1
Creative Schools
Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools 2021
Creative Europe Desk
i-Portunus Houses Briefing Event
Creative Europe 2021 – 2027: Spotlight on Cultural Heritage
Creative Europe Focus on Architecture
News from the community
Wexford Festival Opera seeks Executive Director
Artistic Director/ CEO Carlow Arts Festival
Irish Aerial Creation Centre seeks Managing Director
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Festival and Events Adviser to the Arts Council: Request for Tender

The Arts Council has a strategic responsibility for developing arts festivals in Ireland. Festivals are key producers and presenters of the arts and are critical to engaging large and diverse audiences.

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ilDÁNA 2021 / 2022

TG4 and the Arts Council are delighted to announce a new season of ilDÁNA 2021/2022.

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Exhibitions showcasing the Arts Council Collection taking place this Summer 2021

The Arts Council is delighted to highlight the following exhibitions taking place across Ireland this June showcasing artworks from the Arts Council’s outstanding Collection of over1,200 works of modern and contemporary Irish art.

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Grants and Awards
Agility Award 2021, Round 2

Deadline for all applications: 5.30pm Thursday 8 July 2021

For individual freelance artists and art workers at any stage of their careers

Funding of €1,500 – €5,000

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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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Creative Schools
Scoileanna Ildánacha/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 now, and the deadline is 17:30, Thursday 10 June 2021.  

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Creative Europe Desk
i-Portunus Houses Briefing Event

TODAY -Thursday June 3, 3pm- 4pm

Please register for the event here

Please join the Creative Europe Desk Ireland -Culture Office for our briefing event around the new call from the Creative Europe Programme- i-Portunus Houses.  We will go through the application process for this call and how Irish organisations and individual artists can apply for this opportunity.

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Creative Europe 2021 – 2027: Spotlight on Cultural Heritage

Tuesday 8 June 11am

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The EU is committed to safeguarding and enhancing Europe's cultural heritage through a number of policies and programmes.The preservation of cultural heritage is one of the overarching objectives of the new Creative Europe Programme 2021 – 2027. The cultural heritage sectors across Europe will benefit from a targeted sectoral approach within the Programme with sector specific funding priortities each year.

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Creative Europe Focus on Architecture

Thursday June 10, 2021

11 am-12.30pm (GMT)

 

Please register for this event here.

 

Please join us for our upcoming Architecture Event hosted by the Creative Europe Desk Ireland -Culture Office.

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News from the community
Wexford Festival Opera seeks Executive Director

‘The Board of Wexford Festival Opera is seeking an Executive Director for a newly created joint leadership position with the Artistic Director. 

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Artistic Director/ CEO Carlow Arts Festival

Carlow Arts Festival is looking for an ambitious, inspirational and visionary individual to be our next Artistic Director/CEO. Carlow Arts Festival is an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival which takes place in Carlow, Ireland every June.  

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Irish Aerial Creation Centre seeks Managing Director

As part of a restructuring, the Irish Aerial Creation Centre is now looking to strengthen its capacity by appointing a Managing Director, to lead the team, run the centre, work with our new five year strategic plan and drive forward the company’s Capital Grant project. Deadline 7 June.

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