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Developmental Role

In order to address identified sectoral needs the Arts Office initiates responsive developments.

Examples of this kind of provision are:

3D Printing Presentation (Part of Mayo Ideas Week 2013)

I could read the Sky - Residency with Dead Good Guides (2013)

Cultural Diversity Training for Community Artists & Venue Managers (Part of Interland Intercultal Project 2013)

Creative Thinking Workshop (Part of Ideas Week 2012)

Made In the West - Craft in the Digital Age (CISNET 2012)

Fake Public Art Panel (Part of the LANDMARK Public Art Programme 2012)

Creative Careers Seminar (Part of excel Youth Arts Programme 2010)

ENVISage - new imaginings for collective residential spaces (Part of Bealtaine 2009)

Dead Good Guides Residency with Artsquad & Community Artists (Part of Bealtaine 2008)

Bread & Puppet Residency (Part of Bealtaine 2007)

Careers in Music Seminar (2001)


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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