Opening Doors. A photographic collaboration with artist Susan Gogan and Domestic Workers Action Group, Migrant Rights Centre (AIC funded).

Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme
Cultural Diversity and the Arts
Information Session Limerick

Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place/or interest to work together on contemporary collaborative arts project through the Artist in the Community Scheme managed by Create.

The projects can take place in a diverse range of social and community contexts including cultural diversity; arts and health; arts in prisons; arts and older people. The scheme is open to artists from any of the following artform disciplines: architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature (Irish and English language), music, opera, theatre, visual arts and traditional arts.

This event, introduced by Limerick City Arts Officer Sheila Deegan, will provide information about how to apply to the Artist in the Community Scheme with examples of successful applications from artist Vukasin Nedeljkovic and Michele Horrigan from Askeaton Contemporary Arts.

• Diverse communities are welcome to find out about funding opportunities for working with artists
• Artists are welcome to find out about funding opportunities for working with diverse communities

Date: Thursday 1st March 2012
Time: 11am-1pm
Venue: Belltable, Limerick

This event follows on from the Arts Council information and networking event on Cultural Diversity and the Arts in Limerick held last year for local groups, artists and arts organisations presented by the Limerick City and County Integration Working Group in association with the Arts Council and Create as part of Limerick Intercultural Week 2011.

For enquiries about the Artist in the Community Scheme, please call 01-4736600 or visit www.create-ireland.ie.

For the information session in Limerick, see also www.belltable.ie. Advance booking not required.