Creative Proposal Writing

Posted: February 20 2017

Fingal County Council Artists’ Support Scheme 2017

Posted: February 8 2017

Fingal County Council is delighted to announce the 2017 Artists’ Support Scheme. This strand of funding allows professional artists to avail of an award towards travel/professional development opportunities, a residency, or towards the development of work.

Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Publication Launch

Posted: December 8 2016

Opportunity for Artists, Collectives, Organisations or Companies

Posted: October 14 2016

Opportunity for Artists, Collectives, Organisations or Companies
International Early Childhood Arts Commission
Closing date: 24th November 2016

 
The four Dublin Local Authorities (Fingal County Council, Dublin City Council, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and South Dublin County Council) are working in partnership to invite applications for the creation of new artwork(s) of ambition, scale and depth for an early childhood audience.

 

Fingal Arts Office Announce Recipient of Graduate Award 2016 in Partnership with BLOCK T

Fingal Arts Office Announce Recipient of Graduate Award 2016 in Partnership with BLOCK T

Posted: October 3 2016

An Invitation To Collaboration 2016

An Invitation To Collaboration 2016

Posted: September 29 2016

Fingal County Council in partnership with South Dublin, Dublin City & Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Councils were successful with their application for a new Early Years Arts Commission and Engagement programme through the Arts Council’s Invitation to Collaboration Scheme.

We are one of six projects nationwide to receive funding under this scheme.  It is great news for the early years arts sector. 

Here is an arts council promo piece for the scheme.


 

Professional Development and Training Events

Posted: August 31 2016

Fingal Arts Office are delighted to welcome back Autumn Sounds classical series

Posted: August 11 2016

Registration is now open for Culture Night 2016

Registration is now open for Culture Night 2016

Posted: July 28 2016

Fingal Arts Office are delighted to announce the successful recipients of the Artist Support Scheme

Posted: July 11 2016

Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Opportunity in Partnership with BLOCK T 2016

Posted: June 13 2016

Positioning Your Practice

Posted: June 8 2016


Fingal County Council Arts Office in partnership with Visual Artists Ireland are delighted to present ‘Positioning Your Practice’ on 23 June 10.30-4pm at Malahide Castle Visitors Centre, 

Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Exhibition

Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Exhibition

Posted: June 8 2016

Summer Youth Film School

Posted: May 25 2016

In collaboration with Draiocht we are offering young people ages 14-18 years an opportunity to produce their very own film. Facilitated by Createschool, workshops will be delivered over five days (June 27th-July 1st 10am-4pm each day) participants will learn to effectively script, storyboard, act, film, edit and produce their very own film.  Using mobile digital devices and a selection of apps participants will learn a multitude of skills and tips for filmmaking including audio engineering – recording, editing, mixing and mastering.   

Gareth Kennedy - The Origins and Uses of Round Towers - Film 2015 Resort Revelations Portrane

Gareth Kennedy - The Origins and Uses of Round Towers - Film 2015 Resort Revelations Portrane

Posted: May 24 2016

Let’s Talk About Public Art

Let’s Talk About Public Art

Posted: May 13 2016

Let’s Talk about Public Art
Fingal County Council’s Arts Office is hosting a series of Information Sessions as they embark on a new phase of Public Art Commissioning 2016 – 2019.

Fingal County Council Studio Award at The RHA

Fingal County Council Studio Award at The RHA

Posted: April 14 2016

Fingal Arts Office in partnership with the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) School are delighted to announce Aoibheann Greenan as the successful recipient of the Fingal County Council Studio Award. 

Mobile Monuments - 1916 Public Art Commission

Mobile Monuments - 1916 Public Art Commission

Posted: March 23 2016

Fingal County Council 2016 Artists’ Support Scheme

Posted: March 18 2016

Fingal County Council is delighted to announce the 2016 Artists’ Support Scheme. This strand of funding allows professional artists to avail of an award towards travel/professional development opportunities, a residency, or towards the development of work. 

Waves, connecting young people, art and the political

Waves, connecting young people, art and the political

Posted: February 8 2016

As part of the Fingal 2016 Centenary Programme, Fingal County Council’s Arts Office is working in partnership with Fingal Curator Cleo Fagan, founder of Superprojects*, to provide a unique arts-in-education initiative for two post-primary schools in Fingal.  The project explores the multiple layers of meaning and contexts associated with the 1916 Easter Rising and the commemorations in 2016.  The project links history and the everyday, bringing awareness to the influence of individuals, collectives and our material environment on social and political changes, past and present.  (image: Ruth Lyons, Pilot Light, 2015) 

Artist Studio Residency- July to December 2016 in Draiocht Blanchardstown

Artist Studio Residency- July to December 2016 in Draiocht Blanchardstown

Posted: January 15 2016

Draíocht is seeking applications from Artists from or based in Fingal for a Studio Residency from July 4th to December 30th 2016.  The purpose of the residency is primarily to provide time and space for an artist to develop their practice in a comfortable, practical and supportive environment.

Year Long Residency for a Fingal Artist at the RHA

Posted: December 15 2015

Fingal Arts Office are delighted to announce the successful recipients of the Artist Support Scheme

Posted: October 12 2015

Resort Revelations - Bleeding Pig Festival Portrane

Resort Revelations - Bleeding Pig Festival Portrane

Posted: October 2 2015

Survey on Proposed Swords Civic and Cultural Centre

Posted: September 7 2015

Developing Income Streams for your Work

Posted: September 3 2015

Resort Revelations 10th to 13th September Bleeding Pig Festival Portrane

Posted: September 1 2015

Fine Art Print Residency in partnership with Graphic Studio

Posted: August 25 2015

CALL FOR CREATIVE DOCUMENTARY FILM MAKERS

CALL FOR CREATIVE DOCUMENTARY FILM MAKERS

Posted: June 25 2015

The team at Fingal Film Festival are embarking on a new project for 2016 and want to talk to young people with an interest in documentary filmmaking in Fingal.

Residency Opportunity -The Resort Residency. Case Study II, Resort Revelations

Posted: June 19 2015

Visual Artist Marie Hanlon was recently elected as a member of Aosdana.

Visual Artist Marie Hanlon was recently elected as a member of Aosdana.

Posted: May 27 2015

Fingal Film Festival nominated for Best Awards Ceremony at 2015 Event Industry Awards

Fingal Film Festival nominated for Best Awards Ceremony at 2015 Event Industry Awards

Posted: May 14 2015

Public Art Commission Opportunity - 1916

Public Art Commission Opportunity - 1916

Posted: May 1 2015

Bracken Educate Together N/S announce an exciting Per Cent for Art Commission Opportunity.

Posted: April 27 2015

PR & Media Skills on Thursday 23 April 10.30 - 3pm in Malahide Castle.

Posted: April 15 2015

PR & Media Skills on Thursday 23 April 10.30-3pm in Malahide Castle. The event is free for Fingal artists.


As an artist you will be required to write about your work for press releases, media and marketing purposes.  As press and galleries don't have the capacity to interview everyone seeking press coverage they need to get a picture of who you are very quickly.


What can you do as an artist to manage your own message in an engaging, clear and professional way?
In this series of talks followed by Q&A invited speakers will address PR & Skills, Self-promotion and copyright issues for visual artists.

Animated Film commissioned by Fingal County Council’s Arts Office for the 2013-17 Arts Plan

Posted: March 4 2015

This animated film was commissioned by Fingal County Council's Arts Office as part of the communications strand for the 2013 - 2017 Arts Plan

http://vimeo.com/120155434

Forget Me Nots Choir

Posted: October 10 2014

Forget Me Nots is a choir for people living with dementia.  It is of great value to these families in our community who have a close relative suffering with the condition as it provides a space, time and reason for them to engage in a healthy arts activity together, something that they have expressed is difficult to come by under the circumstances. 

Fingal County Council Announce the 2015 Artists’ Support Scheme for professional Fingal Artist’s

Posted: August 26 2014

Fingal County Council is delighted to announce new bursary for professional artists entitled the ‘Artists’ Support Scheme’.

This new strand of funding is one of the first initiatives to be implemented from the 2013-17 Fingal Arts Plan. The funding allows for professional artists to avail of an award towards travel/professional development opportunities, a residency, or towards the development of work.

Great turnout for the launch of Resort Residency, Case Study 1,Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane

Great turnout for the launch of Resort Residency, Case Study 1,Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane

Posted: August 1 2014

Minister Announces Plans to Draft National Cultural Policy - Culture 2025

Posted: June 26 2014

Fingal Film Festival

Fingal Film Festival

Posted: March 26 2014

Submissions are NOW open until May 2014

Graphic Studio Residency

Graphic Studio Residency

Posted: March 18 2014

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

Draíocht — Open Call for Artists

Draíocht — Open Call for Artists

Posted: March 18 2014

Draíocht is currently seeking submissions from artists for Exhibiting in Draíocht’s galleries or a Residency in Draíocht’s Artist Studio.

Realt Na Mára — Howth

Realt Na Mára — Howth

Posted: March 12 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.

Year of Illustration 2013

Year of Illustration 2013

Posted: October 28 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.