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Center for Culture Diplomacy Studies

The Centre for Cultural Diplomacy Studies run conferences, academic programs and professional training sessions. 
To view the recently announced ICD calendar of programs and events for 2015, please Click Here


Ireland's National Day for Visual Artists - Friday, 15th May 2015 in IMMA

It is just under three weeks until Get Together 2015, the fourth year of Ireland's National Day for VIsual Artists.

Bookings are coming in hourly...  If you haven't booked your place yet then do it now...   and don't miss out on what is known to be a useful day for all artists and art workers.

For our fourth Get Together we have taken the theme of "Maintaining Creativity!"

With a wide range of artists speaking about their lives, their practice, creating opportunities, and how to keep going... This year's Get Together is in direct response to what you have told us that you wanted to see. As well as the frantic central gather and information area which will host tables with organsations offering supports or services to Visual Artists as well as the VAI Help Desk... Events on the day include the following

Don't delay in booking as the day has become more and more popular each year... There is something for everybody!


Awards deadline 2018 announced 

Amateur Drama and Music Assistance Recording Awards and Tyrone Guthrie Residency now open for application for 2018. 

Deadline: 23rd October 2018 at 5pm. 

For more information and application forms go to: Funding Application Form

Mayo Arts Service: T:094 9064376 / 094 9064367, 

Awards deadline 2018 announced-read the full story.

Mayo County Council Arts Plan 2018 - 2022

Mayo County Council Arts Office is currently developing a new five-year strategic arts plan for the county, which will be produced early next year.

We are actively seeking the views of those involved and interested in the arts, at all levels, within the county. This includes arts venues, festivals, artists, communities and people who use, or who benefit from our service.

We would welcome your contribution. Please complete our Arts Plan questionnaire, link below. (Alternatively you can write, email or phone the arts office. Or you can request a word document of the questionnaire)

Our current arts plan can be viewed here Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan 2011-2016

A profile of the services we deliver is available on the website here

Arts Plan Questionnaire

Thank you for your time and interest.

We also have a  questionnaire specifically for young people: Young People Questionnaire


Contact Details: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Contae, Castlebar, Co Mayo.


Phone: 094 90 47558 / 47471


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