VAI Professional Development

Teresa Buczkowska Appointed to the Arts Council

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. has announced the appointment to the Arts Council of Teresa Buczkowska for a 5 year term to November 2024. Ms Buczkowska has wide experience in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion. She works as the Integration and Anti-racism Coordinator at the Immigrant Council of […]

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Save the Date: Public Art Now Conference at TU Dublin, October 29-31, 2020

Public Art Now is an exciting new conference exploring the changing landscape of Public Art now and in the coming decades. Public Art comprises a varied set of art practices. It provides opportunities for collective participation and self-expression, historical reflection and community dialogue. It contributes to our social, spatial and political topologies by proposing new […]

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Minister Madigan Announces Funding for Crawford Art Gallery, Cork for Environmental Controls

Crawford Art Gallery. Picture, Tony O’Connell Photography. Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has announced a capital grant of €183,500 for work associated with the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. The current Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) plant at the Gallery needs substantial investment […]

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Flax Art Studios (Belfast) to Launch New Sculpture and Media Facilities in December

Flax Art Studios have been developing their studios to provide professional sculptural production and media facilities. Flax workshops include wood, plaster, casting, digital fabrication, textile, and large internal/eternal workspaces. They also offer Media production space including a photography studio, film studio and sound recording booths. Launching in December 2019 as an open resource for artists […]

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DCHG: Capital Investment Framework 2016-2021: Capital Funding Applications of up to €15,000 are now being invited

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has announced a new €4.7m capital investment scheme for arts and culture centres. It will run from 2019-2022 and focus on enhancing the existing stock of arts and culture centres throughout the country. It will also prioritise carbon footprint reduction in line with the Government’s […]

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