Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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Community Arts

The Arts Council announces Annual Funding of £12.8 million for 97 key arts organisations

Thursday 4th April 2019 at 12pm 0 Comments Youth Arts, Visual Arts, Northern Ireland Music, Literature, Community Arts, Craft, Dance, Drama, Circus & Carnival Arts

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) today (4 April 2019) announced annual funding of £12.8 million for 97 key arts organisations from its exchequer and National Lottery resources. Government funds of £8.4million will maintain the core costs of 97 arts organisations while £4.3 million of National Lottery funding will support their programming costs. The Arts Council’s Annual Funding Programme (AFP) is the most significant allocation of public funding for the arts in Northern Ireland each year.

Pictured are dancer, Vasiliki Stasinaki, Gilly Campbell, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Emma McEvoy and Ciara Lyttle Image: Pictured are dancer, Vasiliki Stasinaki, Gilly Campbell, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Emma McEvoy and Ciara Lyttle
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Community artists recognised with Arts Council of Northern Ireland legacy awards

Wednesday 16th January 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Community Arts, Circus & Carnival Arts

Mervyn Smyth, Community Engagement Manager at Belfast Exposed Photography and Hannah Anderson, circus artist, have each been awarded £5000 National Lottery funding by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.  The career development awards are presented in memory of Mike Moloney, co-founder of the Belfast Community Circus School and Anne O’Donoghue, Director of Play Resource Warehouse, two of the arts sector’s largest figures, who sadly passed away in 2013 and 2014, respectively.

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Artsland Artist in Residence Programme Launches

Friday 3rd August 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Community Arts, Craft, Film & TV, Literature

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council’s Arts Service has just launched its Artsland Artist in Residence programme, bringing distinguished artists to the district to undertake a wide range of activities engaging with local schools, businesses, community groups and local artists.   Two satellite centres have been selected for the delivery of the Artsland artists in residence programme: Aughlakillymaude Mummers Centre, Knockninney, Fermanagh & an Creágan Arts & Cultural Centre, Omagh.

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