Young Musicians' Platform Awards 2014

Young Musicians' Platform Awards 2014

Creative Europe Belfast Seminar

Creative Europe Belfast Seminar

Creative Belfast

Creative Belfast

Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities

Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities

14-18 Now WW1 Centenary Art Commissions

14-18 Now WW1 Centenary Art Commissions

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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Autumnal Nights and Musical Delights

Tuesday 23rd September 2014 at 12pm 0 Comments

Arts Council of Northern Ireland, NI Music Touring Programme, offers a series of exciting performances across Northern Ireland this autumn

Music lovers can enjoy a great series of concerts supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland this Autumn Image: Music lovers can enjoy a great series of concerts supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland this Autumn
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Campaign launched to bring Burning Man project to Derry-Londonderry

Monday 22nd September 2014 at 4pm 0 Comments

Following the success of Lumiere in Derry~Londonderry in December 2013 as part of the UK City of Culture celebrations, creative company Artichoke has announced it will return to the city in March 2015 with a radical arts project inspired by the Burning Man Festival.

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Local community groups play their part in International Peace Day

Saturday 20th September 2014 at 11am 0 Comments

This Sunday (21st September) marks the United Nations International Day of Peace, a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

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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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