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    Glucksmans' free art toolkit resource for primary and secondary students

    Online resource: The Glucksman’s Free Art Toolkit for Primary &…

    The Glucksman has released a series of online art toolkits suitable for primary and secondary students. Organised around key themes, their free art toolkits enable you to explore works in the UCC Art Collection.

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    Mark Stedman, Arts Council Young People, Children and Education Award

    Arts Council of Ireland Young People, Children and Education Project…

    The Arts Council of Ireland has opened applications for their Young People, Children and Education Project Award 2022 (YPCE). The award supports artists to develop and deliver ambitious and original projects with and for children and young people.

  • Events

    Young musicians at launch of Gort River Sound Walk. Credit: Nadin Reichel

    Gort River Geolocated Sound Walk Created by Young Musicians

    Visit the Gort River Sound Walk created by young musicians at Coole Music & Arts. Sound walk available until July 26th July. Free e-book of original compositions inspired by musician Turlough Carolan created by young musicians downloadable from Coole Music and Arts website.

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    Image from Underwater Moves: Early Years Dance workshops with Monica Munoz - Children's Summer Programme

    Children’s Summer Programme: ‘Inside Out’ with Dublin City Arts Office…

    Over seven weeks of Summer, Dublin City Arts Office and Libraries are delighted to present Inside Out – a feast of free online and outdoor workshops and performances for children and families. Events are free but booking is required through Eventbrite.

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    National Museum of Ireland

    National Museum of Ireland Call Out for Artists & Educators

    The Education Department of the National Museum of Ireland is looking for artists working in visual arts, design, drama, film, storytelling, architecture, craft and/or other arts disciplines with experience of designing and delivering workshops to meet the learning styles and needs of a range of audiences, including adults, schools and intergenerational groups such as families.

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    Young Guitar Player Music Generation

    Job Opportunity: Music Generation Development Officer Co. Clare

    Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board invites applications for the five year, fixed-term position of Music Generation Development Officer in Co Clare.

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    Blast 2021

    Opportunity: BLAST Arts in Education Residencies School Applications Open

    The Department of Education has developed a new innovative Arts-in-Education BLAST Residency Programme in 2021, which will enable up to 400 new Arts-in-Education Residencies in schools each year.

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    Image credit: Kids' Own Publishing

    Opportunity for Artists & Writers: Callout for Panel for Collaborative…

    Kids' Own Publishing Partnership are seeking 8 professional artists and writers (4 artists and 4 writers) to join their panel specifically for collaborative book-making and publishing projects with children and young people. Are you an artist or writer with a strong professional practice who is interested in exploring collaborative ways of working with children and young people? Would you like join a panel of experts who will lead on developing new publications for Kids’ Own with groups of children and young people?