Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016

Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016

Building Peace Through The Arts Newsletter Spring 2015

Building Peace Through The Arts Newsletter Spring 2015

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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 are the 
main support for 
arts organisations 
and artists, 
offering a broad 
range of funding opportunities.

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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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Our vision is to 'place the arts at the heart of our social, economic and creative life'

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Developing effective policy by gathering evaluation evidence, analysing data & developing artform strategies.

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We support both established and emerging artists to grow their international profile.

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Five Apples sculpture unveiled in Ballymena

Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 2pm 0 Comments

Yesterday (Monday 29th June) residents of Dunclug celebrated the unveiling of a new public artwork entitled, Five Apples. The sculpture is the work of Japanese artist and sculptor, Shiro Masuyama.

Pictured at the launch of the 'Five Apples' sculptures are left to right, Shiro Masuyama (artist), Noirin McKinney, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Colum Best, Dunclug Partnership and Cllr Billy Ashe, Mayor of Mid & East Antrim Borough Council Image: Pictured at the launch of the 'Five Apples' sculptures are left to right, Shiro Masuyama (artist), Noirin McKinney, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Colum Best, Dunclug Partnership and Cllr Billy Ashe, Mayor of Mid & East Antrim Borough Council
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Public artwork celebrating journey towards peace in Suffolk & Lenadoon unveiled

Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 12pm 0 Comments

The sculpture is the work of internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor, Ralf Sander and is the realisation of extensive community engagement through artist-led workshops. 

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SIAP 2015 In Focus: Stephen Beggs

Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 9am 0 Comments

A freelance actor, director, facilitator, writer and producer, Stephen received an Artists Career Enhancement Scheme (ACES) award from the Arts Council in 2014. 

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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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