national development agency for collaborative arts
in social and community contexts

One-To-One Advisory Sessions

Create provides a number of services to assist the professional development of collaborative arts practice in social and community contexts.

We offer one-to-one advisory sessions and provide an information service to Create associates.

The content of sessions is tailored to the needs of the individual practitioner or organisation. This can be an opportunity for you to discuss planning your work, gathering key information on sources of support, funding, potential partners and/or organisational development.

If you wish to book an advisory session or would like information on becoming an associate please contact: info (at) create-ireland.ie

Artist in the Community Scheme

Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place or interest to work together on projects. The scheme is open to artists from a wide range of arts disciplines. Bursary awards are also available. Find out more about the Artist in the Community Scheme.

CPD Workshops

As part of our organisational remit to support continuing professional development, Create schedules a number of CPD workshops annually [Read more].

Workshops are offered to associates at a reduced fee. For information on becoming an associate please contact: info (at) create-ireland.ie

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Arts and Civil Society Symposium

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Kevin Murphy

Voluntary Arts Ireland Chief Officer Kevin Murphy introducing the Create and Voluntary Arts Ireland Arts and Civil Society Symposium, 20 and 21 October 2011, Christchurch, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.

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Pat Cooke

Defining Participation and Practice - Policy Perspectives. Martin Drury, Pat Cooke, Marian Fitzgibbon, Pauline Conroy. Chair: Fiona Kearney.

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Participation and Practice

Defining Participation and Practice – Policy Perspectives panel. Seated left to right: Martin Drury, Pat Cooke, Fiona Kearney (Chair), Marian Fitzgibbon, Pauline Conroy.

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Sarah Tuck, Dr Anthony Downey

Create Director Sarah Tuck introducing the keynote address by Dr Anthony Downey.

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Engaging Communities debate

Engaging Communities – The Permeable Institution. One of three concurrent LAB Debates. Left to right: Lisa Moran, Topher Campbell, Declan McGonagle (Chair), Tom Creed, William Ring.

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LAB Reports panel

LAB Reports panel. Left to right: Liz Burns, Robin Simpson,  Tony Fegan (Chair), Declan McGonagle.

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Cultural and Civic Space

Rethinking Cultural and Civic Space. Pictured (left to right): Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, Annette Moloney, Bernadette Quinn (Chair).

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Annette Moloney

Rethinking Cultural and Civic Space. Pictured (left to right): Annette Moloney (presenting), Bernadette Quinn (Chair), Frank McDonald, Faisal Abdu’ Allah.

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Arts, Civil Society and Crisis

Arts, Civil Society and Crisis panel. Pictured (left to right): Augustine Zenakos, Carlota Álvarez Basso, Daniel Jewesbury (chair), Gabriel Gbadamosi, Silvana Carotenuto.

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Nuno Sacramento

Arts, Civil Society and Crisis. Pictured: Daniel Jewesbury (chair), Nuno Sacramento. Arts and Civil Society Symposium, Cork, October 20-21, 2011. All photos: Susan Walsh.

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Create volunteers

Christian Buchner, Katia Rush-Hall (Symposium Coordinator), Aoife O'Leary, Pamela Murray. All photos: Susan Walsh.