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Temple 2015

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Arts and Age 2015

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Artist of the Month - Elizabeth Magill

Creative Europe Desk UK - Northern Ireland

Creative Europe Desk UK - Northern Ireland

We believe that art has the ability to reach across boundaries, inspiring, teaching and bringing people together.

 

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We are the 
main support for 
arts organisations 
and artists, 
offering a broad 
range of funding opportunities.

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We believe in placing “Art at the Heart” because we know that art makes a difference.

We distribute public money and National Lottery funds to develop and deliver a wide variety of arts projects, events and initiatives across Northern Ireland.

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Our vision is to 'place the arts at the heart of our social, economic and creative life'

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Research & Development

Developing effective policy by gathering evaluation evidence, analysing data & developing artform strategies.

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Showcasing the Arts

We support both established and emerging artists to grow their international profile.

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Award-Winning Man In the Moon Theatre Production Bound For Brussels

Thursday 26th March 2015 at 3pm 0 Comments

Brassneck Theatre Company are the latest in home-grown talent to represent the arts and culture of Northern Ireland in Europe as part of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s Brussels Platform.  The award-winning Man In The Moon theatre production will be staged at the famous Bozar theatre on Friday 27th March.

The award-winning Man In The Moon theatre production will be staged at the famous Bozar theatre on Friday Image: The award-winning Man In The Moon theatre production will be staged at the famous Bozar theatre on Friday
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Arts sector feels the impact of £1.38 million funding cuts

Monday 23rd March 2015 at 8am 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today released the first details of how it will implement the 11.2% cut to funding passed on to it as part of the Northern Ireland Executive’s 2015/16 budget. 

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Update on Annual Funding Programme 2015 announcements

Friday 20th March 2015 at 9pm 1 Comments

The Arts Council will publish a full list of the funding decisions made regarding its Annual Funding Programme on Monday March 23rd at 9:00am.

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The Arts Council Collection

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland Collection is now available to view online featuring over 350 artworks.

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