Young Musicians' Platform Awards 2014

Young Musicians' Platform Awards 2014

Culture Night Belfast 2014

Culture Night Belfast 2014

Creative Europe Belfast Seminar

Creative Europe Belfast Seminar

Creative Belfast

Creative Belfast

Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities

Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities

14-18 Now WW1 Centenary Art Commissions

14-18 Now WW1 Centenary Art Commissions

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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Local community groups play their part in International Peace Day

Saturday 20th September 2014 at 11am 0 Comments

This Sunday (21st September) marks the United Nations International Day of Peace, a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

German artist, Holger Lönze, is working on a new artwork to bring ‘Conor’s Corner’ to the Shankill Road. Image: German artist, Holger Lönze, is working on a new artwork to bring ‘Conor’s Corner’ to the Shankill Road.
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Belfast prepares for a cultural extravaganza

Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 1pm 0 Comments

Belfast’s biggest celebration of arts, culture and creativity will take place this Friday night as the city’s artistic community throws open its doors for the 6th annual Culture Night.

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Culture Night Belfast…in Brussels

Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 12pm 0 Comments

The Brussels Platform, a joint initiative between the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Executive Office, will bring a taste of Culture Night Belfast to the EU capital this week with the aim of promoting the culture and creativity of Northern Ireland.

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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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