Thursday, 10 February 2011

Kildare and Kerry County Council Arts Service Awards 2011

Individual artists, art groups, and community projects from Co Kildare may apply for the Arts Act Grant Scheme

‘Arts’ means any creative or interpretative expression (whether traditional or contemporary) in whatever form, and includes, in particular, visual arts, theatre, literature, music, dance, opera, film, circus and architecture, and includes any medium when used for those purposes

Assistance shall be given only in respect of a specific body of work, project, exhibition, activity or event that would, in the opinion of the Council, stimulate public interest in the arts, provide the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts, or assist in improving the standard and development of the arts taking place in 2011.

The Cecil Day Lewis Literary Bursary Award is open to both established and emerging writers and critics (critics?) in all genres to enable
• Research : towards the production of new writings
• Formal or informal training : Participation in a professional or post-graduate course, mentoring, or other initiative, which will expand existing practice

The bursary award is € 2,500.

Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residency Bursary Award
Two bursary awards will be made to artists from all fields born or living in Co Kildare to enable them to spend 2 weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, the artists workplace in Monaghan.

Deadline: 5.00PM FRIDAY 18th MARCH 2011

Link here where you can download the form.

They also do:

Artists in Schools Residency Bursary Award
Dance Summer School Bursary Awards
Local Publishing Award

Kerry is much the same.
Deadline: 4.00p.m., Wednesday, 2nd March 2011
Link here

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