Arts Awards and Opportunities 2022


Laois County Council Arts Service invites applications for the following awards   and opportunities to individuals/groups and organisations in 2022  click the link  for application forms for Grants and Schemes  and more info on Arts Act Grants, the Tyrone Guthrie Residency Bursary, Artists in Schools and Culture Night expressions of interest form.

Arts Act Grants 2022 – Provision has been made by Laois County Council for the payment of grants to Laois arts organisations and individuals who meet the artistic and financial criteria set down by Laois County Council and who provide adequate information on their proposed activities.  Maximum amount payable will not exceed €1000.

Tyrone Guthrie Residency Bursary Awards 2022 – A bursary is available to enable two Laois artists to spend one week working at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in County Monaghan.  The bursary is open to artists in all fields and is selected based on previous achievements and projects in hand.

Artists in Schools Scheme 2022 – Grants are available for artists’ residencies in schools, to include all art forms.   This scheme gives primary and post primary schools the opportunity to select and work with professional artists and explore new arts media.

Culture Night 2022 – Expressions of interest are invited from arts and culture groups and individuals interested in organising events to be included in the funding application process for culture night in September 2022.

Details and application forms available from:  The Arts Office, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

T: 057 8664033  E:  artsoff@laoiscoco.ie  Closing date for receipt of these completed applications is  Thursday 24th February 2022.