Intercultural Arts Programme now open

Intercultural Arts Programme now open

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.

 

Funding

We are the 
main support for 
arts organisations 
and artists, 
offering a broad 
range of funding opportunities.

How to Apply

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.

Find Out More

Our vision is to 'place the arts at the heart of our social, economic and creative life'

research and development image

Research & Development

Developing effective policy by gathering evaluation evidence, analysing data & developing artform strategies.

Find Out More
showcasing the arts image

Showcasing the Arts

We support both established and emerging artists to grow their international profile.

Find Out More

Find us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter @artscouncilni

Music unites Northern Ireland & Sri Lanka as @BeyondSkin announces next phase of Parallel Versing project artscouncil-ni.org/news/music-uni…

Latest News

RSS Feed

Music Unites Northern Ireland and Sri Lanka

Wednesday 10th February 2016 at 10am 0 Comments

Beyond Skin are pleased to announce the next phase of the Parallel Versing project encompassing a large schools programme and various musician exchanges between Northern Ireland and Sri Lanka.

The Music Unite Project was launched in January 2015 and is supported by the Arts Council through the Professional Arts Abroad programme. Image: The Music Unite Project was launched in January 2015 and is supported by the Arts Council through the Professional Arts Abroad programme.
Read More

Also in the News...

Conor Mitchell unveils new classical work with Ulster Orchestra

Tuesday 9th February 2016 at 12pm 0 Comments

A new classical work by internationally acclaimed composer and musical dramatist, Conor Mitchell, will be unveiled later this month in a showcase performance featuring members of the Ulster Orchestra and South Ulster Community Band alongside award-winning flautist, Eimear McGeown.

Read More

Creative Belfast project to celebrate the River Farset

Friday 5th February 2016 at 3pm 0 Comments

The Farset Project will bring a spectacular celebration to Belfast on Monday 30 May in a large-scale, outdoor, family-friendly event which has at its heart the story of the origins of Belfast and its people.

Read More

Our Current Projects

The Arts Council Collection

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland Collection is now available to view online featuring over 350 artworks.

Find Out More

Key Partners...

Continue