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Welcome to the August edition of our Newsletter
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Theatre Funding Clinics
A Guide for Working in Intercultural Contexts
Places Matter - Building inclusion in the arts
PRESENTATION AND Q&A - Public Sentiment Research
Research tender published for Culture Night
Grants and Awards
Arts Centre Funding 2021
Deadline: Strategic Funding 2021
Capacity Building Support Scheme
Deadline: Commissions Award, Thursday, 17 September, 2020
Online Information Clinic on the Arts Council’s upcoming film awards 2020
Professional Development Award
Deadline: Project Awards, Thursday, 10 September, 2020
Re-opening of Creative Production Supports – A Theatre Resource-Sharing Pilot Scheme
News from the community
Research tender published for Culture Night

The Arts Council wishes to commission an Evidence Review, Research and Consultation for Culture Night to help understand how best it can respond to the future development needs of Culture Night in partnership with its stakeholders.


Culture Night is an annual, all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, for the first time, it is being managed by the Arts Council. Details of this year’s event, which takes place on 18 September, can be seen here. www.culturenight.ie.


The research is intended to review existing evidence about Culture Night, deliver research with stakeholders and members of the public and consult with cultural providers and artists, with the purpose of: explaining the drivers behind Culture Night’s evolution since 2006, understanding its current and potential public value and making recommendations for its future vision and delivery from 2021.


The research should be delivered by April 2021. The budget range is €25,000 to €30,000 (inclusive of expenses and exclusive of VAT in providing the required services).


The closing date for receipt of tenders is 12pm on Thursday 27 August, 2020


Details of the tender documents can be view here.