Age & Opportunity, Artist in Care Residency, 2019. Photo credit: Clíona Ní Laoi.

Age & Opportunity is seeking applications from professional artists with an interest and background in the arts and older people in a care context, to participate in the second iteration of Age & Opportunity’s professional development arts initiative, the Artists Care Exchange (ACE).

Professional artists from a wide range of art forms are encouraged to apply, including but not limited to visual arts, dance, theatre, creative writing, music, circus and multidisciplinary arts.

ACE will offer six to eight professional artists who work in care settings with older people an opportunity to exchange information, advice, and experiences in a group situation, whilst also learning from a range of experts in the social, medical, and arts fields.

Travel Stipend
Age & Opportunity will reimburse travel expenses up to €60 with the provision of receipts to those who make the journey to Dublin to attend the first ACE introductory session.

How to apply
Further information and the application form are available from

Closing date: Friday 8 September 2023 at 5pm. 

Updated 07 September 2023


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