Kerry County Council Arts Service seeks to foster greater levels of engagement in the arts, and to support a high standard of practice in the arts throughout the County of Kerry for its people. The Arts Service vision for the arts is based on four core values: Quality, Access, Inclusion and Sustainability.
The Arts Service prioritises spend on arts activities that reflect these core values. Three key strategic areas for prioritisation include:
- Youth Arts and Arts in Education initiatives
- Supports to Artists in terms of career and arts practice development, promoting Kerry as a place to both create and show work.
- Strategic Partnerships that will better develop the arts locally.
- Artist in Residence opportunities
- Artist in Schools funding
- Creative Ireland Kerry initiatives
- Supports for artists