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Welcome to the September edition of our Newsletter
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Culture Night, Friday 18 September, 2020 Connecting through Culture
Wintering Out
Arts Centre Funding 2021 – Information Sessions
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Deadline: Arts and Disability Connect scheme round two 2020
Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary
New funding opportunity through the Young People Children and Education Project Award
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Arts and Disability Connect: Online information sessions
Wintering Out

The Arts Council invites tenders from interested parties to project manage Wintering Out, a national programme to support the reintroduction and reimagining of live arts events as we move through the current pandemic.


“If we winter this one out, we can summer anywhere”. —Seamus Heaney


The Adapt, Survive, Renew report of the Expert Advisory Group which was adopted in June 2020 sets out a recommendation that the Arts Council facilitate a new initiative in live arts events before the end of 2020.


Wintering Out is intended to be a sector-led programme, drawing from organisations who had work at an advanced stage of preparation before the onset of Covid-19.  The project manager will work with organisations and individuals to come forward with proposals to devise and present events in a nationwide week-long celebration of the live arts events in Spring 2021 (subject to public health guidelines).


For more details, please see the press release here and the tender can be accessed on etenders here  Closing date for submissions is 11 Sept, 2020. The value of the tender is €100,000 to €110,00 excluding VAT.