No More Cuts to the Arts

No More Cuts to the Arts

No More Cuts to the Arts

No More Cuts to the Arts

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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@Gcampbellini @ArtsCouncilNI 'Out of a cultural state, a possibility of a political state follows. That is always the sequence.’ Brian Friel

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Arts Council Chief calls for No More Cuts

Monday 24th November 2014 at 3pm 0 Comments

Arts Council of Northern Ireland Chief Executive Roisin McDonough today called on the NI Executive to implement no more cuts to the arts sector, warning that any further reduction to an already fragile budget will have a devastating impact on arts provision here.

Arts Council Chief Executive Roisin McDonough is urging Stormont to make no further cuts to the arts warning of the devastating impact such cuts would have. Image: Arts Council Chief Executive Roisin McDonough is urging Stormont to make no further cuts to the arts warning of the devastating impact such cuts would have.
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Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland Funding Information Seminars

Friday 7th November 2014 at 1pm 0 Comments

Free Information Seminar on Creative Europe – MEDIA funding

Thursday 4 December 2014, 12.30pm – 5.00pm
Booking essential
Millennium Forum, Derry / Londonderry, BT48 6EB

Please note the Free Information Seminar on Creative Europe at The MAC, Belfast on Wednesday 26th November is now full. 

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Obituary: John Morrow, Belfast Novelist

Friday 7th November 2014 at 1pm 0 Comments

John Morrow (1930 – 2014)

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has learned with great sadness that the Belfast-born novelist, John Morrow, died last night (6th November) at the age of 84 following a short illness.

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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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