The Arts Council is pleased to be shortlisted in the eGovernment Award Category in the forthcoming Dot ie Net Visionary Awards organised by the Irish Internet Association.
Three theatre companies supported by the Arts Council are to participate in this year’s 1st Irish Theatre Festival in New York in September. Fishamble (Dublin), Tall Tales (Navan) and Cirque de Légume (Sligo) are all participating in the month-long festival which runs from 5 September to 3 October 2011 in theatres across New York.
The Arts Council announced today that Ms. Jo Mangan, Artistic Director of The Performance Corporation, is the recipient of the 2011/2012 Jerome Hynes Fellowship - offered through the UK-based Clore Leadership programme. This programme aims to develop the knowledge, skills and experience of potential leaders in the arts, across a wide range of cultural activity.
The Arts Council has announced the deadline for the 2011 Reel Art scheme. Reel Art is designed to provide film artists with a unique opportunity to make highly creative, imaginative and experimental documentaries on an artistic theme.
In advance of the deadline for Project awards (Thursday, 1 September at 5:30pm) the Arts Council will hold a number of information clinics to offer advice and information on the application process.
Visual Artists Ireland, on behalf of the Arts Council, invites applications for grants of up to a maximum of €30,000 towards the running costs of visual artists’ workspaces.
People in over 40 towns, villages and cities across the country from Rearcross in County Tipperary to Letterkenny in County Donegal can expect to experience world class concerts, plays, performances and exhibitions in the months ahead under the Arts Council's special touring scheme.
The Arts Council extends its warmest congratulations to Sebastian Barry on the news that his novel On Canaan's Side has made the longlist for the 2011 Man Booker Prize.
The Arts Council offers an annual fellowship to one artist to facilitate his/her participation in the international residency programme at Location One in New York. Based in the Soho district of New York, 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 artist and Aosdána member William Crozier, who died on Tuesday 12 July 2011.
Yelemba dance troupe from the Ivory Coast - Clonmel Junction Festival.