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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 […]


Local Live Performance Scheme Round 3

Laois County Council Arts Service announces  click link to view more details  Local Live Performance Support Scheme Round 3 Now open for proposals for LLPSS projects and events running up to the end of June 2022. Funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media, the scheme […]


Laois Arthouse Gallery Christmas Opening Hours

In Trust. In Gratitude. In Hope. 10 Years at the Laois Arthouse, an exhibition featuring the work of over 60 artists who have been part of the Laois Arthouse programme since its establishment in 2011 by Laois County Council Arts Service. This 10th Anniversary exhibition is a unique opportunity for […]


Exciting new Exhibition coming to Laois Arthouse Stradbally

The Laois Arthouse, Stradbally, Co. Laois and Laois County Council cordially invite you to the opening reception of In Trust. In Gratitude. In Hope. An exhibition of over 60 artists, celebrating 10 Years at the Laois Arthouse.  Public Preview: Saturday 4th December 2021 (14:45-17:00)  The exhibition will be formally opened […]


Poetry Town 2021

  Poetry Town is an initiative of Poetry Ireland in partnership with Local Authority Arts Offices. This is a new all-island initiative, which will see more than a hundred free poetry-related activities take place in 20 towns across the island of Ireland between September 10th and 18th. Comhairle Chontae Laoise […]


Laois Artist to exhibit at United Irish Cultural Centre of San Francisco

  Annie Holland’s Children of the Free State Photography Exhibit Opening Night Artist’s Reception March 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The exhibit opens  with a reception on Friday, March 13, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. “Children of the Free State” is a series of large scale photographic portraits of older […]


Latest edition of Midlands Arts Magazine now available

The latest free edition of the Midlands Arts Magazine is now available to pick up at Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Dunamaise Arts Centre and local libraries or download a low resolution version HERE. Lots of good news on the creative arts and culture scene from Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath. […]


Talk by the National Gallery at Laois Arthouse, Stradbally

A free, illustrated talk by the National Gallery will take place at Laois Arthouse, Stradbally (Library area) on Monday 17th June at 7pm. Titled Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art,  the talk will explore the exhibition: its timely topics, the works displayed and the powerful impact of humans on our environment. […]


Laois Bealtaine Festival Programme

A Huge number of events are happening in Laois for the Bealtaine Festival  don’t miss the opportunity to take part this year Come and join in the celebrations! For the month of May the Arts Office, Laois County Council invite people of an older age to join in some of […]


Open Call Panel of facilitators for Arts and Culture Programme

Open Call | Panel of Facilitators for Arts and Culture Programme Laois County Council Arts Service is seeking to create a panel of Creative facilitators to support the delivery of our creative arts programme 2019/2020.  Open to artists, creative practitioners and teachers with a deep understanding of creativity and its […]


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