Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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New Creative Learning Fund will support fresh approach in the classroom

Friday 17th May 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Visual Arts, Northern Ireland Music, Dance, Drama, Literature, Craft, Film & TV

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Education Authority and the Urban Villages Initiative are backing a new three-year programme to inject more creativity into the classroom, in a bid to improve educational outcomes for students.

Year 10 students, Odhrán McCart, Francine Faloon and Alliemarie Conway are pictured with teacher Gilah McCarroll, Marie O’Donoghue from the Education Authority, Jennifer McAlorum from Nerve Belfast. Image: Year 10 students, Odhrán McCart, Francine Faloon and Alliemarie Conway are pictured with teacher Gilah McCarroll, Marie O’Donoghue from the Education Authority, Jennifer McAlorum from Nerve Belfast.
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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.

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Arts Council hosts creative careers event to inspire future creative workforce

Thursday 28th March 2019 at 3pm 0 Comments Craft, Dance, Drama, Film & TV, Literature, Northern Ireland Music, Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

An event aiming to inspire young people to take up a career in the creative industries took place at the Lyric Theatre Belfast, hosted by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and supported by the Department for Communities. The event gave over 200 school children, careers advisors and further education students the opportunity to hear from professionals working in theatre, music, fashion & design, animation and digital technology.

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