Dlr Arts

Emerging Artist Grants and Creative Ireland Bursaries: Deadline Extended to May 19th

To apply go to www.dlrcoco.ie/arts

dlr Emerging Artist Grants
Emerging Artist Grants support individual emerging artists from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown to develop and further their practice through the creation of new work at this vital stage in their career development.

Successful recipients will receive an award of €2,000 for the development and creation of new work.

Individual artists working with all artforms (architecture, circus, craft, dance, film, literature, music, opera, spectacle, street art, theatre, traditional arts and visual arts) are eligible to apply.

dlr Emerging Artist Bursaries 2020 are funded by The Arts Council.

dlr Creative Ireland Professional Development and Mentorship Bursaries

The artist professional development and mentorship bursaries will offer the opportunity to support and invest in the capacity of professional artists working in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.

The bursary can support short term training courses, residencies in artist retreats, a skills exchange or mentorship with a more experienced practitioner. Bursaries will be awarded to a maximum of €1,500.

Bursaries are available for activity taking place from June to December 2020.

The objective of this bursary is to support further creative development among professional artists in Dún Laoghaire -Rathdown and to grow that capacity of the arts community by supporting professional development and mentorship.


dlr Creative Ireland Innovation & Incubation Bursaries

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to invite applications for dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries which focus on supporting innovation and the incubation of new ideas, projects and ways of working in cultural organisations and institutions in dlr.

This funding opportunity forms part of the Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown Culture and Creativity Strategy 2018- 2022, funded by Creative Ireland and delivered by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

This round of dlr Creative Ireland bursaries offers the opportunity for professional, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown based not-for-profit cultural organisations and institutions to invest resources and time to develop innovative ways of working, engaging with their audiences or artists in new ways, test new ideas and practices or incubate a new project or strand to their work. Researching and testing pilot projects, prototyping new initiatives and establishing innovative partnerships are encouraged.

The bursaries will support activity taking place from June to December 2020. Applicants are also encouraged to avail of this bursary opportunity to test and develop new ideas which may inform longer term project proposals into 2021/2022.

Bursaries will be awarded to a maximum of €3,000.