Support for the Individual Artist Programme Funding

Support for the Individual Artist Programme Funding

Young Musicians' Platform Awards 2014

Young Musicians' Platform Awards 2014

Creative Europe Belfast Seminar

Creative Europe Belfast Seminar

14-18 Now WW1 Centenary Art Commissions

14-18 Now WW1 Centenary Art Commissions

Creative Belfast

Creative Belfast

Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities

Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities

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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Applications open for next round of Creative and Cultural Belfast Projects

Tuesday 2nd September 2014 at 9am 0 Comments

Applications for the next round of projects to benefit from the innovative Creative and Cultural Fund for Belfast open this week.

Applications have reopened for the Creative and Cultural Belfast fund, which will see a series of large scale cross community arts projects created across Belfast City over the next 3 years. Image: Applications have reopened for the Creative and Cultural Belfast fund, which will see a series of large scale cross community arts projects created across Belfast City over the next 3 years.
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Creative Europe support for CORNERS

Monday 1st September 2014 at 5pm 0 Comments

The transnational Platform ‘CORNERS – turning Europe inside out’ has been awarded a grant from EU/Creative Europe, 2014–2018, matching existing funding by local CORNERS Partners, including the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and bringing the total budget up to €2,566,000. 

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End of summer showcase for Streetwise performers

Friday 29th August 2014 at 10am 0 Comments

Streetwise Community Circus is making final preparations for its end of summer shows, following a two week intensive Summer School training course as part of its “Evergreen” project.

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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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