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Cork City Council Arts Grants Scheme 2015

Deadline announced  

Cork City Council invites applications to it Arts Grant Scheme 2015.

Grants are provided to a number of professional arts organisations and community and voluntary groups throughout the Cork city area. 

Applications should be made on the official application form which is available to download in  Arts_Grants_2015_PDF and  Arts_Grants_2015_doc format or in large print on request, by email

Arts Grants allocations are in alignment with the policies set out by the Cork City Council Arts and Cultural Strategy 2010-2015. This strategy is available at;

Completed application forms, accompanied by the documentation specified on the application form, should be returned to the Arts Office, TEAM unit, Corporate Affairs, City hall, Cork by 5pm Thursday 4th December 2014


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Call for Artist Registration of Interest in Future Public Art Opportunities

Cork City Council has a number of public art opportunities arising in 2015 and 2016.

As part of its research phase for these projects, Cork City Council is seeking registration of interest from artists.

We are particularly interested in hearing from artists with interest and experience in socially engaged practice of the highest quality. Individuals involved within visual art, dance, theatre and writers are of particular interest.

Interested parties are asked to forward the following information:

  • An artistic statement about your art practice.
  • A CV including details of previous public art work undertaken.
  • Documentation of your work, as outlined below.

Documentation of your work should outline your practice to date and should be constructed with regard to the media used in that practice.

Examples of documentation include:

  • 10 good quality still images, including detailed images or installation shots for installation work.
  • 3 excerpts of 3 minutes for moving image work/film.
  • Good quality recordings of compositions or performances which illustrate the applicants’ artistic practice and track record to date.
  • For composers who routinely produce scores as part of their practice, a maximum of three scores of compositions completed or previously published (submitted in hard copy.)
  • Up to 3 examples (in electronic format) of recent catalogues, monographs or relevant publications.

N.B. All documentation must be submitted on CD, and all still and moving images should be clearly labelled with a brief description of the work.

Expressions of interest are to be submitted to Gregory Higgins, Communications Assistant at: OR Arts Office, Corporate Affairs, Cork City Council, Anglesea Street, Cork.

Please note that this is a registration of interest from artists who we may be interested in working with in the future. Cork City Council is not obligated to shortlist artists from this call for future public art work and reserves the right to invite other creatives’ to submit interest for any future projects.

Deadline is November 21st