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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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Arts Council states its case - why the arts matter in NI

Thursday 11th February 2016 at 4pm 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has published a short digest of information illustrating the value of the arts to the region. 

The Arts Digest highlights the high level of education and outreach activities undertaken by publicly-funded arts organisations and what the sector is doing to tackle disadvantage and promote health and well-being Image: The Arts Digest highlights the high level of education and outreach activities undertaken by publicly-funded arts organisations and what the sector is doing to tackle disadvantage and promote health and well-being
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Also in the News...

Heroes and villains launch new Enniskillen Comic Fest

Thursday 11th February 2016 at 1pm 0 Comments

Saturday 6th February saw the official launch of the Enniskillen ComicFest when a group of costumed heroes and villains appeared in Enniskillen at various local landmarks around the town.  

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BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year 2016

Thursday 11th February 2016 at 10am 0 Comments

The search is on once again to find Northern Ireland’s top junior and senior school choirs and all the action will be broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster beginning on Sunday 21st February.

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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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