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BEST FOOT FORWARD DANCE CLASSES

Garter Lane, Thursday 16th, 23rd July 2020 at 2:30pm – 3:30pm Garter Lane are delighted to announce that a series of dance classes for older people will resume in July … Continue reading

July 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

EXHIBITION – WHEN THE WIND BLOWS BY OISIN BURKE

GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, Wednesday 15th July 2020, 12:30pm – 5:30pm When the Wind Blows | Oisin Burke Oisin’s exhibition will be running until the 22nd of July (one … Continue reading

July 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

WRITING BURSARIES FOR ADMORE WRITERS RETREAT

Writing Bursaries available for Ardmore Writers Retreat The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is offering Waterford Writers’ the opportunity to attend the Molly Keane Writers Retreat in Ardmore, … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

ONE MILLION STARS TO END VIOLENCE

Inspired by Dr Martin Luther King Jnr’s words of ‘being light and love in our communities’, Art Therapist Siobhan McQuillan is inviting people from all over Ireland to weave stars … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

CAPPOQUIN MARKET HOUSE CRAFTWORKS OPENS

10.00am to 5.00pm Tuesday to Sunday. Having successfully been involved in a temporary studios and shop, “The Lismore Craft Collective” in 2014, Len Canton (leatherwork), Joan Casey (mosaic & felt) … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD POET WINS 2020 FISH PUBLISHING POETRY PRIZE

Waterford Poet Peggy McCarthy has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Fish Publishing Poetry Prize 2020 for her piece – ‘Father’. Billy Collins who judged the the contest … Continue reading

June 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

‘CREATIVE WATERFORD’ GRANT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

Sixteen grants have been allocated to a range of community groups, organisations and individuals from the Creative Waterford programme funding scheme. Katherine Collins, Creative Waterford Coordinator said of the 73 … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

IRISH MUSIC EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

A new fund has been set-up to assist Irish music creators currently experiencing financial need. The fund set-up by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO), the Irish Recorded Music Association … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

SCREEN IRELAND ANNOUNCES SUPPORT MEASURES FOR CREATIVE SCREEN INDUSTRY

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland has announced a series of new measures to support production companies and creative talent, across feature film, TV drama, animation and documentary in Ireland. Responding to the … Continue reading

May 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

SLIGO IS LOOKING FOR A PUBLIC ART PROJECT MANAGER

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for inclusion on a panel for the position of Public Art Project Manager (Temporary Contract Post). Application forms, details of qualifications and full … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

BEALTAINE FESTIVE LINKS

Though Bealtaine was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – Age & Opportunity (the people behind the festival) have come up with a brilliant list of links and online … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

POETRY DAY WATERFORD RECORDINGS ONLINE NOW!

Poetry Day Waterford was a unique festival of poetry and spoken word with interludes of music. Unique, not just because of the depth and breadth of the programme – but … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

FREE ON-LINE CIRCUS WORKSHOPS

In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic and its requirement that young people stay at home with their families Core Creations has moved its youth workshops online. Even better they are … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

ARTS COUNCIL MESSAGE

Maureen Kennelly, the director of the Arts Council, has described the disruption, brought about by the Covid-19 Virus as deeply unsettling. She said the arts sector has lost 19,000 days … Continue reading

April 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2020

Closing Date Friday 1st May 2020 at 12:00pm. Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2020. They wish to … Continue reading

April 24, 2020 · 2 Comments

GARTER LANE CALL-OUT FOR ARTISTS FOR ONLINE INCUBATOR FOR THEATRE & YOUNG AUDIENCES

Theatre work opportunity

April 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

CHILDREN’S WRITERS & ILLUSTRATORS RESIDENCY BURSARY

Deadline 4pm, Tuesday, June 2. Waterford City & County Council is supporting a bursary for a Children’s Writer or Artist for a week-long residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in … Continue reading

April 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT FROM YOUTH WORKERS FOR TEMPORARY DEPLOYMENT TO RESIDENTIAL CENTRES FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) are seeking expressions of interest from Youth Workers for temporary deployment to residential centres for children and young people. These essential services are … Continue reading

April 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

ONLINE PERFORMANCE & PRESENTATION GRANTS

FACEBOOK Ireland with Culture Ireland and have come together to support and present live presentations by Irish artists (in English or Irish) to ensure that the arts continue to be … Continue reading

April 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

ARTS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES €1M GRANT SCHEME FOR NEW DIGITAL WORKS

The Arts Council is launching a €1 million scheme to enable artists to make new, original, digital work during the Covid-19 crisis. They are also creating a new digital platform … Continue reading

April 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

‘FOUR RIVERS’ THEATRE RECRUITMENT CALL

Four Rivers is a new theatre initiative for the South East. Headed up by Director Ben Barnes and Producer John O Connell, Four Rivers (working in association with the Theatre Royal … Continue reading

April 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD GALLERY OF ART

Following the Government’s announcement, Waterford Gallery Of Art is temporarily closed to the public. The City Arts Office is still contactable via email at arts @ waterfordcouncil.ie and during office … Continue reading

April 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

MUSIC GENERATION WATERFORD NEWS

Music Generation Waterford has been extra busy over the last couple of weeks successfully migrating their tuition and workshops to an on-line basis. Through the use of their Facebook presence … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

UPDATED: VIRTUAL TOURS OF A SELECTION OF GREAT ART GALLERIES

The following is a selection of art galleries around the world that offer virtual tours from the comfort of your home. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin Explore the wonders of … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

THE KILDARE GALLERY CHILDREN’S ART COMPETITION

The Kildare Gallery is running a fab free online children’s open art competition in response to the Covid-19 crisis to encourage artistic creativity, originality and self expression. The competition has … Continue reading

March 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

FREE SPORT COLOURING BOOK FOR CHILDREN

We at waterfordarts.com are looking out for fun arts activities during the Covid-19 crises. We noticed that the good people at the journal.ie and the 42.ie have made their fab … Continue reading

March 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

VIRTUAL TOURS OF FAMOUS MUSEUMS AND WATERFORD TREASURES WLR FM SLOT

Please note – not all Links are not working presently. Going into a self-quarantine can have many complex issues and complications beyond having enough food and supplies for two weeks. … Continue reading

March 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

LIVE READING OF MEMOIR – BEYOND THE BREAKWATER BY CATHERINE FOLEY

An Rinn’s Catherine Foley with her sister RoseAnn started filming her reading her book ‘Beyond the Breakwater’ at her home on Monday 16th March 2020, and she is going to … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

CYBER CRAIC – A DIGITAL IRISH ARTS FESTIVAL 17TH TO 31ST MARCH 2020

OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS, TUNE IN TO THIS WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS TO ENJOY A DIGITAL FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART. NEW CONTENT WILL BE ADDED DAILY: Solasnua.org … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

LISMORE CASTLE ARTS 2020 PROGRAMME POSTPONED

Statement from Lismore Castle Arts: “In light of increasing concerns relating to COVID-19, and in order to protect our staff, artists and visitors, Lismore Castle Arts is postponing our Light … Continue reading

March 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

LRK WRITE A SHORT PLAY WORKSHOPS DEADLINE – APRIL 22

Calling all young writers !! Deadline approaching!! Little Red Kettle Write a Short Play Workshops with Ben Hennessy!! This opportunity is open to all little Red Kettlers – past and … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

**POSTPONED** EXHIBITION – KAYE DONACHIE AT ST. CARTHAGE HALL

St. Carthage Hall, 29th March – 24th May 2020. Preview Saturday 28 March 3:00pm – 6:00pm In light of Covid-19 outbreak, this exhibition has been postponed until further notice. Kaye … Continue reading

March 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

**POSTPONED** LIGHT AND LANGUAGE AT LISMORE ARTS

Lismore Castle Arts, 29th March – 11th October 2020. Preview Saturday 28 March. In light of Covid-19 outbreak, this event has been postponed until further notice. Nancy Holt was an … Continue reading

March 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: VISUAL ARTS MENTOR/ CURATOR FOR LAOIS ARTHOUSE COLLECTIVE

Closing date: Tuesday 14th April, 4:00pm Laois County Council Arts office in association with Creative Ireland Laois call for submissions For Laois Arthouse Collective – Laois Arthouse, Stradbally – Visual … Continue reading

March 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

JAPANESE BLACK INK PAINTING FOUR-WEEK COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

Coastguard Cultural Centre, Thursday afternoons 2:00pm – 4:00pm: 2nd April (start date), 16th, 23rd & 30th April 2020 Sumi-e: Japanese Black Ink Painting is a unique art form using only … Continue reading

March 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

(CANCELLED) ROGUE EXHIBITION – IT’S NEVER TOO LATE

The Rogue Gallery and Studios, Thursday 12th March 2020 at 7:00pm Exhibition “It’s Never too Late” celebrates the many beautiful paintings and drawings created by the Rogue’s hard working amateur … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

EXHIBITION POSTPONED – GOMA: WHEN THE WIND BLOWS BY OISÍN BURKE

GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, Exhibition opening Thursday 5th March 7pm. Runs 5th March – 4th April 2020 GOMA Invites you to the opening reception of When The Wind Blows, … Continue reading

March 7, 2020 · Leave a comment