We are pleased to share the 2020 Artist in the Community Scheme Application Forms and Guidelines with you. New for 2020, the maximum award amounts and time-frames have been increased, with the mamimum amount awarded for Project Realisation Awards now €15,000 (a 50% increase on 2019). This enhanced investment reflects Create and the Arts Council’s firm and ongoing commitment to the durational and relational nature of collaborative arts. We believe that by working together, artists and communities can engage in distinct, relevant and powerful ways with the urgent social, cultural and political issues of our times.
The 2020 closing dates for application to the Artist in the Community Scheme 2020 are
Round 1: Monday 30 March
Round 2: Monday 21 September
Bursary Award: Monday 9 November
The Artist in the Community Scheme (AIC) is managed by Create. The AIC scheme is open to artists from any of the following artform disciplines: architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature (Irish and English language), music, opera, theatre, visual arts and traditional arts.