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Strengthening Ireland’s international standing as a leader in the arts.
The Arts Council offers a wide range of financial supports across artforms and arts practices.
The Arts Council is a partner of Creative Europe Desk (CED) Ireland, Ireland’s contact point for information, advice and support for applying to the EU’s Creative Europe programme.
This page provides access to information about external opportunities and resources.
The Arts Council offer funding, for both organisations and individual applicants, to support
their international mobility and professional development.
The Arts Council launched its new International Arts Policy ‘2022-2025’. With this policy, the Arts Council recognises the important role of international practice and relations in the development of the arts in Ireland.
I am an artist and want to travel abroad to undertake a course and training. Can the Arts Council help me?
I've been invited to showcase my work abroad. Can the Arts Council help?
How does the Arts Council make its decisions?
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International Arts Policy 2022(PDF, 22 pages)
International Arts Policy & Strategy(PDF, 4 pages)
Making Great Art Work - Arts Council Strategy (2016–2025)(PDF, 3.29MB, 48 pages)
Contact the members of our International Arts department
087 989 6780
087 245 8361
087 449 0471
087 204 2347
Cross artform practices
The Arts Council 70 Merrion Square Dublin 2 D02 NY52
Telephone+353 1 6180200
The Arts Council is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.