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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.
Into the Light, the publication that accompanied a major exhibition celebrating the inspiring work of Irish artists and over 60 years of support for the arts by the Arts Council, has been honoured with a prestigious award by the Institute of Designers in Ireland.
At the annual awards of the Institute of Designers in Ireland last week, the 370-page Into the Light book, which was designed by Atelier, won the overall EYE Award in the Promotional Literature and Publication design category.
The Arts Council released new research which indicates that Ireland is highly engaged with the arts as a nation and most people associate the arts with major economic drivers such as tourism and foreign direct investment.
The Arts Council today announced that it has awarded €3.3m in bursaries over the past three years to allow 375 Irish artists develop their full potential and create great work.
The Arts Council extends its congratulations to writer Colm Tóibín who has made it onto the shortlist for the Man Booker prize for his novel The Testament of Mary.
The Arts Council has expressed its regret at the passing of actress Susan Fitzgerald.
Desert Rose, (oil on board) - Colin Middleton, 1975, Arts Council Virtual Gallery.