Arts and Age 2015

Arts and Age 2015

Open Submission Scheme 2015

Open Submission Scheme 2015

Troubles Archive

Troubles Archive

Music Touring Funding - Apply Now

Music Touring Funding - Apply Now

Artist of the Month - Elizabeth Magill

Artist of the Month - Elizabeth Magill

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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1920’s New York glamour comes to Belfast

Wednesday 4th March 2015 at 4pm 0 Comments

Youth Lyric presents 'The Great Gatsby' at the Waterfront Studio from Wednesday 4th to Saturday 7th March 

Young actors Charlie Bedi (Jay Gatsby) and Eleanor Henderson (Daisy Buchanan) pictured with jealous onlooker, Harry Maunsell (Tom Buchanan), get in some last minute rehearsal ahead of the opening night of The Great Gatsby Image: Young actors Charlie Bedi (Jay Gatsby) and Eleanor Henderson (Daisy Buchanan) pictured with jealous onlooker, Harry Maunsell (Tom Buchanan), get in some last minute rehearsal ahead of the opening night of The Great Gatsby
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National Lottery Awards open for applications

Wednesday 4th March 2015 at 12pm 0 Comments

The National Lottery Awards 2015 are now open for applications. The awards are open to any project or organisation across the UK which has ever received National Lottery funding. 

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Month-long events programme celebrates joy of growing old creatively

Monday 2nd March 2015 at 4pm 0 Comments

A month-long programme of activity promoting the joys and benefits of creativity in older age will be rolled out in March with exhibitions, performances and workshops happening across 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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