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The We Claim Banner, Abbey Theatre, Eden Quay site. We Claim: Kathryn Maguire and Young Migrant Women. Image: Ros Kavanagh.
We Claim: Kathryn Maguire and Young Migrant Women. Image: Ros Kavanagh.

The Arts Council believes that cultural interaction enriches the arts in Ireland by offering opportunities for mutual sharing, questioning, learning, understanding and change. It recognises that Irish society is made up of different strands and identities, which are constantly shifting, and that the process of interaction involves change for all involved, not just for those from new or minority communities. The Arts Council understands the term ‘Cultural Diversity’, as it applies to the arts, to encompass inclusive arts programming and, most particularly, intercultural arts practice that involves artists and/or communities from a range of national, ethnic or cultural groups. The Arts Council aims through the Artist in the Community Scheme to encourage meaningful collaboration between artists and communities of culturally diverse backgrounds, as well as artists working within the context area of cultural diversity.

 

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CreateIreland We're delighted to offer the 2019 #AICScheme Summer School on Cultural Diversity and the Arts, with @CounterArts . Open to artists from Black, Asian or minority ethnic background, members of Traveller community, migrants, refugees. @artscouncil_ie bit.ly/2IUwN7S pic.twitter.com/H4PjqcAygE
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CreateIreland Call for Participants: City Change Masterclass. Curated by @brownem3 , a 3-day masterclass for 15 producers, artists, designers, architects, activists interested in the built environment. Hosted by @letysintwiter , Ryan Swanson, Kate Stewart, @brizbeard bit.ly/2IEGtDi pic.twitter.com/f9LP1obU1B
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CreateIreland A full house today for both of Marie Brett's sold out workshops on Sustaining the Self at the @WHATartshealth Centre for Arts and Health. Thanks to all who attended and the team down in Waterford! #CUCI2019 pic.twitter.com/zIPmSIl735
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