10 years of Making It celebrated at August Craft Month

10 years of Making It celebrated at August Craft Month

Artist of the Month Martin Boyle

Artist of the Month Martin Boyle

Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016

Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016

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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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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Beyond Borders invites applications for new commissions and touring proposals

Thursday 30th July 2015 at 11am 0 Comments

PRS for Music Foundation’s Beyond Borders programme launches call for proposals from organisations and groups based in the UK and Republic of Ireland

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Family fun at Feile an Phobail 2015

Wednesday 29th July 2015 at 11am 0 Comments

The final countdown has begun to this year’s 27th Féile an Phobail. Funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, this year’s programme boasts a staggering array of free events, workshops and days out to keep the kids entertained through those long summer holidays. 

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10 years of making it programme

Tuesday 28th July 2015 at 9am 0 Comments

Start-up business programme celebrates 10 years, helping 35 craft businesses to get up and running since 2005.

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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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