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2011 Arts Bursaries

16th June 2011

The deadline for the next round of Arts Council Bursary Awards is Thursday 14 July 2011.

The following awards will be offered:

  • Dance Bursary Award
  • Literature Bursary Award
  • Opera Bursary Award
  • Street Arts and Spectacle Bursary Award
  • Visual Arts Bursary Award
  • Young People, Children and Education Bursary Award

More details on how to apply for the awards is available on the funding section of the Arts Council web site.

Arts Council’s Project Award

24th February 2011

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s Project Award is 5.30pm on Thursday, 31 March.

In advance of this deadline, the Arts Council will hold a number of information clinics, to offer advice and information on the application process.

There will be one information clinic each in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway at the following dates and times:

Dublin: 1 March from 11.00 – 13.00
at Project Arts Centre (Cube)

Galway: 2 March from 11.30 – 1.30  
at Nun’s Island Theatre

Limerick: 7 March from 14.30 – 16.30    
at Belltable

Cork: 10 March from 11.30 – 13.30             
at Half Moon Theatre, Cork Opera House

Artists and organisations from all art-forms and arts practice areas that are eligible to apply are welcome to attend. No booking required. Each clinic will cover the following topics:

  • The purpose of project awards
  • Who and what is eligible
  • The application process – online services
  • The application form
  • Essential supporting material
  • Budgets
  • The assessment process
  • Terms and conditions
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Questions and answers

The Arts Council is offering the following project awards with a deadline of 31 March 2011:

  • Architecture Project Award
  • Arts Participation Project Award
  • Circus Project Award
  • Dance Project Award
  • Film Project Award
  • Music Project Award
  • Street Arts and Spectacle Project Award
  • Theatre Project Award
  • Traditional Arts Project Award
  • Visual Arts Project Award

For more information on each of the above awards visit the available funding section of the Arts Councils web site.

You can contact the Arts Council on 01 6180200 or email

Arts Bursaries 2011

2nd December 2010

The Arts Council has announced the deadline for the next round of Bursary Awards is 5.30pm on Thursday 20 January, 2011.

The window for making an application opens on Monday 6 December 2010.

The following awards are available:

  • Architecture Bursary Award
  • Arts Participation Bursary Award
  • Dance Bursary Award
  • Film Bursary Award
  • Literature Bursary Award
  • Music Bursary Award
  • Theatre Bursary Award
  • Traditional Arts Bursary Award
  • Visual Arts Bursary Award

The Arts Council provides Bursary Awards in order to assist individual artists in the development of their arts practice. The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development that is derived from an extended process of engagement with their practice.

Please note

Applications will only be accepted through the Arts Council’s online services website. Applicants who have not previously used this system must register in advance of making an application. It is recommended that applicants allow five days for registration prior to making an application. Please note that there will be no registrations between Friday 24 December 2010 and Tuesday 4 January 2011.

Dublin City Council Arts Projects

16th November 2010

Dublin City CouncilIn accordance with its Arts Service Plan, Dublin City Council invites applications for funding towards arts projects and programmes in the city which are complementary to the following objectives:

  • Achieving quality provision of the arts and cultural services
  • Supporting the established and emerging artist
  • Ensuring equality of public access to and participation in the arts, particularly through the city neighbourhoods
  • Encouraging awareness, education and research in the arts
  • Supporting the sustainable and strategic development of arts initiatives

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 26th November 2010.

Guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from the web site.

Arts Council Strategic Overview

12th November 2010

The Arts Council has issued a new document, Developing the Arts in Ireland, the Arts Council Strategic Overview 2011-2013.

Developing the Arts in Ireland – Arts Council Strategic Overview 2011-2013 is published in a spirit of confidence, tempered by the realism required to plan and provide for the arts at a time of significant difficulty in the public finances. It presents our strategic approach, describing a dual focus on supporting artists and arts organisations and on seeking to increase public engagement and participation in the arts. To these ends, during 2011 – 2013 the council will provide financial support; act in partnership; provide information and expert advice on the arts; and advocate for the arts. In doing so, we will strive to maintain and develop balanced and sustainable arts provision throughout the country.