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The Arts Council's Project awards support specific project activities under each of the artform/arts practice areas shown below. The award guidelines for each award can be downloaded from the available funding section of the Arts Council's website.
In 2012, the Arts Council celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its collection as well as 60 years of supporting the arts. To mark the occasion, the Arts Council and RTÉ will support the making of four short films which respond creatively to the collection. The films will be stand alone pieces of 3 minutes in duration which will be broadcast in RTÉ Television’s weekly arts series, THE WORKS, in November and December 2012
Location One is an independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to fostering new forms of creative expression and cultural exchange through exhibitions, residencies, performances, public lectures and workshops.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of writer Maeve Binchy.
The Chairman of the Arts Council, Ms Pat Moylan, has said too narrow a view is being taken of infrastructure investment and that the arts should be considered in any future funds given its potential to create jobs.
The Arts Council congratulates all architects from Ireland who will be exhibiting their work in Venice this year as part of the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale.
Full details on how to apply for RAISE are available in the financial support section.
The Arts Council is calling for expressions of interest for a high-level pilot designed to help organisations raise more money from philanthropic sources.
Invitation to tender for Commissioner for Ireland at 54th Venice Art Biennale 2013
President Michael D. Higgins announced author and illustrator Niamh Sharkey as Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s laureate for children’s literature, presenting her with the Laureate na nÓg medal at a special event at the Arts Council.
Desert Rose, (oil on board) - Colin Middleton, 1975, Arts Council Virtual Gallery.