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Under Darkening Skies Launch
Under Darkening Skies, a public art commission by the visual artist Susan Mannion
Mayo County Council Culture Night 2022 Event Fund
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 18th July 2022
Local Live Performance Programming Scheme June Events
The scheme is to support those working in the commercial arts and culture sectors
Local Live Performance Programming Scheme Events
Mayo County Council Arts Service is delighted to announce a series events taking place this weekend, May 27th ...
Bealtaine 2022 - Brochure of Events
Full details of events are available in this year's festival brochure
Art in the Landscape: Online Seminar 25th May 2022
Taking place online on May 25th 2022 from 9am until 5.40p.
Social Media, Website and Eventbrite workshops for Event Organisers.
Youth Theatre – Workshop Opportunities
Mayo County Council Arts Service in partnership with Youth Theatre Ireland offer youth theatre opportunities.
Launch of Navigating a Future: Artists Showcase & Panel Discussion
The launch event for Navigating a Future will take place Ballina Art Centre at 6pm on Friday 20th May 2022.
Artist Noah Rose announced as artist for Irishtown Public Art Commission
Noah Rose will be presenting a talk about his work to the local community on Thursday 12th May at 7pm at the I...
Poetry Day Ireland 2022
The theme of Poetry Day Ireland 2022 is Written in the Stars
FOLKLIFE Finale at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life
The final FOLKLIFE events on April 28th and 30th, mark the halfway point between the spring equinox and summer...
WORKSHOP: Health and Safety in the Post Covid Environment
Taking place on Thursday April 21st
Art in the Landscape Workshop: Call out for Participants
Taking place on Saturday March 12th at Ballinglen Art Foundation
FOLKLIFE Resident Artists Announced
The FOLKLIFE Resident Artists are Jane Cassidy, Rajinder Singh and Breda Burns.
Platform 31 Artist Support Scheme To Run For Second Year After Successful Pilot
Nationwide scheme by the 31 Local Authority Arts Offices in collaboration with the Arts Council opens for appl...
FOLKLIFE Events Launched at the NMI Country Life with Imbolc Performances
Further events will be held as part of FOLKLIFE
Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2021 comes to a close
Elizabeth Reapy was Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2021
Note Waves Podcasts from Mayo County Council Writer in Residence
Each episode explores a topic that is at the heart of the creative process
Public Arts Commission: Irishtown
Mayo County Council in collaboration with Irishtown Community Council and Irishtown Community Development Ltd....
Decade of Centenaries exhibition launched at the Jackie Clarke Collection.
The Jackie Clarke Collection was delighted to launch ‘Keepsakes’ on October 23rd last to an eager crowd of vis...
Mayo County Council Local Live Performance Programming Scheme - Phase 2 Funding Announced
The scheme is open to any organisation, group, producer, promoter or venue that has a proven capacity to host ...
Recipients of Mayo County Council Arts Service 2021 Awards Announced
Mayo County Council Arts Service is delighted to announce the recipients of Awards for 2021
Masterclass With Producer David Collins
In this masterclass David will share his vast expertise of over 35 years in the Irish Film Industry
Launch of 'Keepsakes' - An Exhibition by Margo McNulty
Launched by Niamh O'Malley, Keepsakes will open to the public on Saturday October 23rd at 2pm
Art Focused Disability Equality Online Training
Mayo County Council’s Arts Service is pleased to announce arts focussed Disability Equality Training workshop ...
Curator - In The Open | Faoin Spéir 2021
Mayo County Council is seeking to engage the services of a suitably qualified and experienced Curator (individ...
Culture Night 2021 invites us to come together again - Friday 17th September 2021
Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir 2021 will take place on Friday, 17th September
Tubber Hill Public Art Project Launch in Westport
The commission was recently awarded to Visual Artist Cathal McCarthy by Mayo County Council’s Arts Service
Mayo Live Series
West Awake brings a host of Mayo’s finest original music to Garbos Castlebar
Poetry Ireland and Mayo County Council Arts Service announce Poet Laureate for Belmullet, Co Mayo, as part of Poetry Town initiative
Appointed poet to write poem honouring and reflecting Belmullet and its people
Funding Announced For 'In The Open Faoin Spéir' - Castlebar
In the Open | Faoin Spéir is an Arts Council funded programme developed in response to the COVID-19 crisis for...
Navigating A Future - Breda Mayock Announces Her New Ep Titled 'Waves'
Breda is a recipient of ‘Navigating a Future’, a Mayo County Council Public Art Commission in which four profe...
Mayo Arts Service in partnership with Creative Ireland is proud to present 'I am What I am'
I Am What I Am is a nuanced celebration of queer artists who work with gender, sexuality, identity and queer p...
A Public Engagement Announcement from the Jackie Clarke Artist-in-Residence, Margo McNulty
Her commission, entitled 'Keepsakes' will involve gathering examples of ‘personal objects’, mementoes or stori...
Perspectives on Home – Exploring Objects from County Mayo
Perspectives on Home took place this year over the course of eight weeks with artist and folklorist Michael Fo...
Elizabeth Reapy announced as Mayo County Council Writer in Residence
Mayo Arts Service are delighted to announce Elizabeth Reapy, originally from Claremorris, as Mayo County Counc...
The Poetry Line
Poet Terry McDonagh will be operating the Poetry Line on the mornings of the 26, 27 and 28 May
Decade of Centenaries - Jackie Clarke Museum Resident Artist Announced
To commemorate the Decade of the Centenaries, Mayo County Council Arts Service invited submissions for a speci...
Poetry Day Ireland 2021
Tune into the Tommy Marren Show on MidWest Radio (96.1fm) at 9.15am on Thursday April 29th for Mayo County Cou...
From here to there to everywhere - a film by Katie Moore
What better day to announce 'From here to there and everywhere' than today #EarthDay2021
Mayo County Council Writer In Residence Callout Will Close On April 30th
The total budget of the Residency is €15,000 and this includes the writers fee, travel and accommodation costs...
Public Art Commission for Westport Town
Proposals are welcome from both individuals and collaborative artistic teams. This commission is open to all a...
Mapping Arts and Disability provision in Mayo, Clare & Galway City
The partner organisations have been awarded funding under the Arts Council’s an Invitation to Collaboration Sc...
Armchair Azure Tours In Mayo
For those living with dementia, the virtual visual art tours are an accessible way of engaging with art online
Mayo County Council Arts Service Chronic Chats: Participant Call Out
The group will meet weekly for six weeks in March and April 2021 to chat and create
Mayo Arts Service in partnership with the Jackie Clarke Collection invite submissions from Artists in response to the Decade of Centenaries commemoration programme.
Select Exhibition Video Now Live
A video showcasing Select, an exhibition of artwork from the Mayo County Council Collection is now available t...
Mayo Arts Service Professional Development Needs Survey
The Arts Service would like the input of artists living and working in the county in developing future profess...
Mayo County Council and The National Museum of Ireland welcome installation of ‘Straw Sister’ artwork
‘Straw Sister’ was commissioned for On Sight – an annual arts project funded by the National Museum of Ireland...
Perspectives On Home - A Digital Storytelling Project With Michael Fortune
‘Perspectives on Home’ is an online series of get-togethers with Michael and people from County Mayo
Navigating A Future - Mayo Artists Are Announced
Mayo Arts Service Is Delighted To Announce Two New Separate Awards
Artist Looking For Your Creative Responses To The Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park
Susan Mannion is interested in hearing about your experiences of living near or visiting the National Park and...
Panel Discussion And Film Screening: One Step Ahead Of The Crack/Craic - Na Cailleacha
Panel Discussion with Helen Comerford, Barbara Freeman, Patricia Hurl, Maria Levinge, Catherine Marshall, Caro...
Developing COVID-19 Systems Of Work For Festivals And Event Organisers
Theatrical and Live Events Production Manager Eanna Whelan will host a workshop on developing COVID-19 Systems...
Creativity and Virtual Reality - Mayo Arts Service Ideas Week Workshop
Mayo Arts Service in partnership with the Linenhall Arts Centre as part of Ideas week present Orla Casey who w...
Mayo Culture Night 2020 - Reimagined
This year’s event marks the twelfth year of Culture Night in Mayo and people of all ages across the county are...
Creative Ireland Launches Series 2 of My Creative Life
Ballina Arts Centre To Reopen On Monday July 20th