Westmeath County Arts Office provides support for the professional, voluntary, community and amateur arts sectors in Westmeath and provides information and advice to the community on arts-related issues.
Since the development of the Arts Office in Westmeath in 2001, the County Council has expanded its support for and contribution to the arts in County Westmeath. The County Arts Office aims to promote access, appreciation, awareness and enjoyment of the arts for all citizens of County Westmeath and also aims to stimulate interest in and promote the knowledge and appreciation of the Arts throughout the County.
- Information & advice on arts-related issues
- Arts programming/promotion of the arts through the Midlands Arts & Culture Magazine
- Grant aid funding for artists & community groups
- Policy making and planning
- Partnerships in arts related initiatives
- Networking opportunities for artist and arts groups
- Implementation of the Per cent for Art Scheme