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

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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.

 

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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SIAP 2015 In Focus: Hannah McPhillimy

Tuesday 7th July 2015 at 9am 0 Comments

Singer-songwriter Hannah McPhillimy is making major waves in the local music scene. Her unique voice and songwriting ability has received widespread attention and critical acclaim. 

Singer-songwriter Hannah McPhillimy received a General Arts award from the Arts Council in 2014 Image: Singer-songwriter Hannah McPhillimy received a General Arts award from the Arts Council in 2014
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Businesses come up trumps for the local arts sector

Monday 6th July 2015 at 3pm 0 Comments

Local businesses stepped out in style with pledges of £26,500 supporting four arts organisations at a Dragons’ Den style crowd funding event which took place recently at Stix and Stones restaurant in Belfast helping to raise monies for the local arts sector.  

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New public artworks unveiled in Fermanagh

Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 9am 0 Comments

Two new public artworks have been revealed to the communities of Carrosyl and Killesher in County Fermanagh supported by the Building Peace through the Arts – Re-Imaging Communities Programme.

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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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