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

Troubles Archive

Troubles Archive

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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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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Five Apples sculpture unveiled in Ballymena

Monday 29th June 2015 at 12pm 0 Comments

Today (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.

Artist Shiro Masuyama is pictured with Colum Best from Dunclug Partnership ahead of the unveiling of the 'Five Apples' sculpture supported by the Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities Programme in the Peopl's Park, Ballymena Image: Artist Shiro Masuyama is pictured with Colum Best from Dunclug Partnership ahead of the unveiling of the 'Five Apples' sculpture supported by the Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities Programme in the Peopl's Park, Ballymena
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Arts and Older People’s Programme reopens for applications

Thursday 25th June 2015 at 11am 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has reopened its popular Arts and Older People’s programme for the final time for applications. 

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Businesses pitch their support for the arts

Thursday 25th June 2015 at 8am 0 Comments

In light of the recent cuts to the arts, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, MLA has pledged his support by creating a Dragons’ Den style crowd funding event to help raise monies for the local arts sector. 

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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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