Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016

Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016

Building Peace Through The Arts Newsletter Spring 2015

Building Peace Through The Arts Newsletter Spring 2015

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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.

 

Funding

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

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About Us

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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Businesses pitch their support for the arts

Wednesday 1st July 2015 at 10am 0 Comments

In light of the recent cuts to the arts, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, MLA has pledged his support by creating a Dragons’ Den style crowd funding event to help raise monies for the local arts sector. 

Launching the #ArtsDragons initiative Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, MLA, Mary Nagele, Chief Executive, Arts & Business NI and Sean Napier, Napier Medical Image: Launching the #ArtsDragons initiative Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, MLA, Mary Nagele, Chief Executive, Arts & Business NI and Sean Napier, Napier Medical
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Five Apples sculpture unveiled in Ballymena

Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 2pm 0 Comments

Yesterday (Monday 29th June) residents of Dunclug celebrated the unveiling of a new public artwork entitled, Five Apples. The sculpture is the work of Japanese artist and sculptor, Shiro Masuyama.

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Public artwork celebrating journey towards peace in Suffolk & Lenadoon unveiled

Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 12pm 0 Comments

The sculpture is the work of internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor, Ralf Sander and is the realisation of extensive community engagement through artist-led workshops. 

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Our Current Projects

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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