No More Cuts to the Arts

No More Cuts to the Arts

No More Cuts to the Arts

No More Cuts to the Arts

What 13p does for the Arts

What 13p does for 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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A Musician for Belfast

Monday 22nd December 2014 at 10am 0 Comments

Brian Irvine announced as Belfast’s first ever Music Laureate and calls upon Belfast citizens to get involved in an exciting community choir project.

Pictured making the announcement is Ciaran Scullion, Arts Council, Councillor Nichola Mallon, Lord Mayor of Belfast, and Brian Irvine, Belfast Music Laureate Image: Pictured making the announcement is Ciaran Scullion, Arts Council, Councillor Nichola Mallon, Lord Mayor of Belfast, and Brian Irvine, Belfast Music Laureate
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Musicians unite in chorus of concerns over cuts

Monday 22nd December 2014 at 10am 0 Comments

Singer-songwriter Duke Special, composer Neil Martin and rock band the Wood Burning Savages, have all spoken out this week over proposed cuts to the arts budget in a series of videos.  

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Petition for no more cuts to the arts presented to Stormont

Friday 19th December 2014 at 8am 0 Comments

Almost 11,500 people have backed the ‘13p for the arts campaign’, calling for no more cuts to the arts budget. Arts Council Chief Executive Roisin McDonough presented the preliminary results of the budget campaign to the deputy First Minister and the Minister for Culture Arts and Leisure at Stormont on Thursday. 

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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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