DDF News — 8 Feb 2022

Calling All Artists – Deadline Approaching for Arts Council Awards

Calling All Artists – Deadline Approaching for Arts Council Awards

The submission deadline is approaching for two exciting artist opportunities: The Arts Council Commissions Award and Dance Artist Residency Scheme.

The Arts Council is currently seeking applications for the Commissions Award and the Dance Artist Residency Scheme. Applications for both funds are closing on 24 Feb.

Commissions Award

The purpose of the Commissions Award is to enable the commissioning of new work from freelance artists. Commissions can be applied for in the areas of Dance, Music, Literature (in both English and Irish), Opera and Traditional Arts. There is a maximum award of €45,000.

Get all the details and apply HERE.

Dance Artist Residency Scheme

The objective of the Dance Artist Residency Scheme is to stabilise and support a network of dance artists in residence across the country. The scheme is specifically aimed at dance artists working in collaboration with an arts centre, festival and/or a local authority. There is a maximum award of €25,000

Get all the details and apply HERE.

For more information on the application requirements, visit the Arts Council website.