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Archive for February 2021

Event

Surviving or Thriving? Arts Council and WHAT launch online series to support the wellbeing of the Irish arts sector

Date posted: 23 February 2021

The Arts Council and Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) have launched an online series designed to support the wellbeing of arts professionals in Ireland, with particular relevance to the present Covid-19 pandemic. Surviving or Thriving? will take place over three weeks from 15 March to 01 April 2021, with the aim of strengthening resilience, restoring confidence and promoting connectedness across the arts sector.  Read More

News

Switching off and Being Creative: Design & Crafts Council Ireland collaboration with Healthy Ireland

Date posted: 20 February 2021

Image shown: Liesa O’Keeffe of Liesa O’Keeffe Alterations and her daughter Isobel (13) practice knitting at their home in county Kilkenny as part of the Healthy Ireland ‘Keep Well’ campaign with the Design & Crafts Council Ireland. Photo credit: Dylan Vaughan.

Ireland’s craftspeople and makers are sharing their skills with homes and communities across the country inspired by the Government’s ‘Keep Well’ campaign. Nine creative projects have received Sláintecare funding as part of a collaboration between the Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) and Healthy Ireland.  Read More

Opportunity

Invitation to tender: Research study of the Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork

Date posted: 20 February 2021

Image shown: Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork.

Arts for Health is a partnership programme based in West Cork implementing a managed arts programme for older people in healthcare settings. Tenders are invited from qualified individuals and organisations to undertake a research study of the Arts for Health Programme with a view to responding to the changing objectives of the partner organisations. Read More

Event

From Access to Inclusion Symposium

Date posted: 20 February 2021

From Access to Inclusion, an Arts and Culture Summit gathers the most thought-provoking leaders and advocates from across the globe. One strand of the programme is an online symposium over the course of three days on 9, 16 and 23 March 2021.  Read More

Opportunity

Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme – Deadlines 2021

Date posted: 20 February 2021

Image shown: Pleasc, Fibín. A previous AIC Scheme Project Realisation award recipient. Photo: Seán T Ó Meallaigh.

The Arts Council offers awards through the Artist in the Community Scheme to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects. The scheme is managed by Create, the national development agency for the collaborative arts. Read More

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