Ambitions for the Arts: 5 Year Strategy for the Arts 2013 - 2018

Ambitions for the Arts: 5 Year Strategy for the Arts 2013 - 2018

City of Culture Legacy Fund

City of Culture Legacy Fund

Artist of the Month Ian Cumberland

Artist of the Month Ian Cumberland

Presenting a Creative Europe

Presenting a Creative Europe

Creative Belfast

Creative Belfast

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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Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland Funding Information Seminars

Friday 7th November 2014 at 1pm 0 Comments

Free Information Seminar on Creative Europe – MEDIA funding

Thursday 4 December 2014, 12.30pm – 5.00pm
Booking essential
Millennium Forum, Derry / Londonderry, BT48 6EB

Please note the Free Information Seminar on Creative Europe at The MAC, Belfast on Wednesday 26th November is now full. 

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Obituary: John Morrow, Belfast Novelist

Friday 7th November 2014 at 1pm 0 Comments

John Morrow (1930 – 2014)

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has learned with great sadness that the Belfast-born novelist, John Morrow, died last night (6th November) at the age of 84 following a short illness.

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Award-Winning Author launches Bookstart Treasure Packs

Thursday 6th November 2014 at 4pm 0 Comments

Petr Horacek, award-winning children’s author and illustrator was in Belfast and Lisburn this week to conduct a series of interactive story sessions with local school children, and to launch Bookstarts’ new Treasure Packs for pre-schoolers. The visits were supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

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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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