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Under a new joint initiative by the arts councils in Ireland and Northern Ireland, North South touring is set to increase. Further to an effort by the the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) to work together to process North South touring applications and make joint funding decisions, it was announced today that 10 successful applications would receive grants totalling €285,000.
The Arts Council has expressed its deep regret at the passing of Aosdána member Barrie Cooke who has died.
Patrick Scott was appointed a Saoi of Aosdána in July 2007, where he was presented with a gold Torc by the then President of Ireland, Mary McAleese.
The terms of reference for the Arts Council Strategic Review 2014 have been announced along with details of the steering group.
An independent review of the Abbey Theatre will be carried out by leading consultancy firm Bonnar Keenlyside.
The Arts Council is pleased to announce that there will be a celebratory tour of the Irish entry into the 55th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, in Dublin and Limerick. The Irish entry into the Biennale is a national representation, supported by the Arts Council and the Culture Ireland division of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The Irish tour is supported by the Arts Council as part of its commitment to promote the visual arts to Irish audiences.
The Arts Council and artist Richard Mosse today commenced the install of a celebratory Irish tour of Mosse’s The Enclave, which was the Irish entry into the 55th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale. The homecoming exhibition will show in Dublin’s Royal Hibernian Academy from January 30th before moving to Limerick as part of Limerick City of Culture 2014 from March 28th.
The Arts Council has today announced that The Enclave by Richard Mosse will return to Ireland for a celebratory tour in Dublin and Limerick early in 2014 following a highly successful stint at the 55th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale.
The Arts Council today announced that it has established a new award which will honour an outstanding Irish fiction writer, and encourage the next generation of Irish fiction writers.
The Arts Council, the Irish Government agency for funding and developing the arts, today published a Strategic Statement, which outlines its strategic direction, key goals and objectives as its moves into 2014. The document, which can be read in full here, is published at a time of significant change in the arts, and addresses challenges and opportunities.
Desert Rose, (oil on board) - Colin Middleton, 1975, Arts Council Virtual Gallery.