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The Big Shoe Dog — John Kindness. Part of the Fingal County Council Municipal Art Collection

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  1. Fingal Arts Plan 2013 — 2017

    Fingal Arts Plan 2013 — 2017 Read more

    11.07.2014

    The Arts Office are happy to publish the 2013-2017 Arts Plan.  The Plan is the second framework document for arts development by Fingal County Council. 

  2. Space Invaders

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    18.06.2014

    Fingal County Council Arts Office in partnership with Acting Up! Arts presents SPACE INVADERS –  a unique early years arts festival offering  children, guardians and educators an opportunity to explore the arts and creative expression. 

  3. Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Opportunity 2014 in Partnership with Block T

    Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Opportunity 2014 in Partnership with Block T Read more

    11.06.2014

    BLOCK T and Fingal Council Council Arts Office are delighted to announce a new collaboration as part of FUEL, BLOCK T's Visual Arts Programme dedicated to the support and professional development of recent graduates.  As part of an ongoing commitment to professional artists Fingal County Council's Arts Office are offering a one year Graduate Studio Award in BLOCK T with a Solo Exhibition in the BLOCK T Gallery in 2015.

  4. Graphic Studio Residency

    Graphic Studio Residency Read more

    18.03.2014

    Artist and Children’s Book Illustrator Alan Clarke Recipient of Fingal County Council Fine Art Print Residency

  5. The Séamus Ennis Centre Open Call

    The Séamus Ennis Centre Open Call Read more

    18.03.2014

    The Séamus Ennis Centre — Easter Snow Gallery | Call for Submissions

  6. Realt Na Mára — Howth

    Realt Na Mára — Howth Read more

    12.03.2014

    The very impressive sculpture piece, Realt na Mara, was erected in 2013 on the western apex extension to the East Pier of Howth Harbour.

  7. Year of Illustration 2013

    Year of Illustration 2013 Read more

    28.10.2013

    Fingal County Council's Arts Office, Children's Books Ireland (CBI) and Laureate na nOg Niamh Sharkey present Fingal's Year of Illustration 2013.  This collaboration will see a series of events throughout Fingal in 2013 where children can flex their creative abilities in a wide range of workshops, monster drawing sessions and other arts activities.

  8. Amharc Fhine Gall

    Amharc Fhine Gall Read more

    28.10.2013

    Amharc Fhine Gall ( Fingal Gaze) is an annual exhibition programmed by Fingal County Council’s Arts Office in partnership with Draiocht Arts Centre. The exhibition was initiated in 2004 to celebrate the wealth of artistic talent in the County of Fingal. In 2004 we showcased contemporary artists, in 2005, we celebrated craft artists living and working in the area.

  9. Artist Stories / Patrick Scott

    Artist Stories / Patrick Scott Read more

    28.10.2013

    Born in Kilbrittan, Co Cork, in 1921, Patrick Scott has exhibited extensively both in Ireland and internationally. Patrick Scott works in a disciplined, simple yet individualistic manner. He studied architecture at University College Dublin and after graduation in 1945 worked with the architect Michael Scott. His training in architecture is reflected in his strict use of formal yet distinctive symbols. He has devoted himself fully to painting since 1960. Scott travelled extensively in China and Japan, and his interest in oriental art is evident in his work, expressed by the simplicity of geometric forms, the minimal use of colour, and a characteristic use of line. In July 2007, Scott, who is a founding member of Aosdána, was conferred with the title of Saoi, the highest honour that can be bestowed upon an Irish artist.

  10. Fingal Mummers / The Mummers Play

    Fingal Mummers / The Mummers Play Read more

    28.10.2013

  11. Garrett Phelan, The Hide Sculpture Read more

    21.01.2014

  12. Per Cent for Art Scheme

    Per Cent for Art Scheme Read more

    28.10.2013

    The Per Cent for Art Scheme allows for a percentage cost of a capital Project of a capital project to be used for the commissioning of an art project.

    In 1986 the Department of the Environment adopted this scheme and it was initially called “The Artist Embellishment Scheme” and provided the opportunity for Local Authorities to commission permanent sculptural works. Since a review of the scheme, which has since extended to all Government Department with construction budget, the scope of the artwork commissioned under the scheme has also expanded.