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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.

 

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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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School Choir of the Year winners revealed

Monday 27th April 2015 at 3pm 0 Comments

Grosvenor Grammar School and Pond Park Primary School from Lisburn have been named as Northern Ireland’s top senior and junior school choirs in the live final of the BBC Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year

Grosvenor Grammar, winners of the senior category of the BBC Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year with guest judge Yvie Burnett (front row), their teachers, presenters Kerry McLean and John Toal and the rest of the judging panel Image: Grosvenor Grammar, winners of the senior category of the BBC Radio Ulster School Choir Of The Year with guest judge Yvie Burnett (front row), their teachers, presenters Kerry McLean and John Toal and the rest of the judging panel
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The MAC shortlisted for Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015

Monday 27th April 2015 at 12pm 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland would like to congratulate the team at the MAC on being shortlisted for the prestigious Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015 award

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New Creative Belfast projects announced

Thursday 23rd April 2015 at 11am 1 Comments

Details of three ambitious new large-scale cross-community citywide arts projects have been unveiled.

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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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