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  • Opportunities

    Artist Opportunity: Per Cent for Art Commission, Co. Mayo

    St. Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina, Co. Mayo, invites proposals for the commission of an Artwork / Artworks to be funded under the Per Cent for Art Scheme in connection with their new school building.

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    Image credit: Architects in Schools, Irish Architecture Foundation. Photo: Ste Murray

    Architects in Schools Programme: Call for Architects & Architectural Graduates

    The Irish Architecture Foundation invites applications from architects and architectural graduates to participate in the 2021/22 Architects in Schools initiative.

  • Sector/Policy

    Gaiety School of Acting

    I-Stem Project Teacher Resource – The Gaiety School of Acting

    The Gaiety School of Acting has teamed up with partners from Ireland, Finland, Poland and Holland to investigate ways in which performance, and specifically comedy improvisation, can be utilised by science educators to impact on their students in a new and dynamic way.

  • Opportunities

    Choral Postcards

    Opportunity: Choral Postcards Young Composers’ Online Summer Project

    This July, a group of aspiring composers age 15-18 will have the opportunity to work remotely with professional composers and singers to create their own Choral Postcards—short pieces of music written for four-part choir, in a joint project with Chamber Choir Ireland and the Contemporary Music Centre.

  • Events

    Architects in Schools 2021, Holy Faith School. Credit: Sinead McDonnell

    Architects in Schools Panel Discussion at London Festival of Architecture

    In collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture, Irish Architecture Foundation will host a live, virtual panel discussion entitled Together We Care About Public Spaces as part of their ‘Architects in Schools’ initiative 2021.

  • Opportunities

    Image credit: Ste Murray

    Opportunity for Schools: Architects in Schools 2021/22

    The IAF are delighted to announce that applications are now open for schools to take part in the 2021/22 cycle of Architects in Schools programme. The programme is entering into its 9th cycle, and the IAF will be collaborating with the National Museum of Ireland (Museum of Country Life, Mayo) for the annual exhibition of student work in May 2022.

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    Image credit: Emily Matthews

    Opportunity for Young People: Source Arts Centre Online Workshops

    The Source Arts Centre is hosting a series of online workshops until June as part of their 'Y' Arts Programme. The ‘Y’ Arts Programme encourages young people aged between 13 and 18 to create new works of art using a task and challenge based approach.

  • Opportunities

    Photo credit: Brian Farrell

    Opportunity: Music Generation Callout for Musicians

    Music Generation invites individual or groups of professional musicians to tender to lead and develop distinct Communities of Practice with musicians that deliver Music Generation programmes.