Visual Artists Ireland
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|resources for artists|
Our resources section details the range of services, facilities, help desk and resources provided by Visual Artists Ireland. These resources are designed to be useful, practical and relevant to artists.
Visual Artists Ireland operates a programme of advocacy and representation concerning the social and economic rights of professional visual artists. Our advocacy section provides information on our current work.
Our professional development section provides information on the range of professional development training and events throughout the year including workshops, peer discussion groups, seminars and talks.
Our news section offers up to date events and news from around the visual arts sector. This section also includes news from Visual Artists Ireland, and forms part of our regular journalist briefings that are circulated each month.
As part of our listings service, we now offer a calendar section that provides a view of exhibitions and private views taking place around Ireland, as well as international exhibitions that include Irish artists. With this feature you can automatically update your online calendar using the iCal feature.
|exhibitions & events
Our exhibitions & events section shows taking place around Ireland, as well as international exhibitions that include Irish artists. This section also allows you to share events with your friends through facebook and twitter.
|jobs & opportunities|
Jobs & Opportunities contains conferences, lectures, workshops that are of interest to visual artists. We also provide details regarding funding awards and bursaries, as well as job vacancies as well as residencies and calls for studio applications.
We are a membership organisation. Membership brings with it many benefits, including discounts and access to specialist services such as our new international studio exchange programme. Joining brings you into the largest network for visual art creators in Ireland.
The eBulletin ensures that you are always up to date on events, exhibitions, jobs, and opportunities in the visual arts. Our contact section includes full details on how to have your event, exhibition, news or opportunities listed in this twice weekly service.
|member of the public? journalist?|
Keep up to date with our eBulletins in our contact section You can also subscribe to our RSS feeds, or to our other online profiles.
We provide an area to allow people to advertise exhibitions currently available for exhibiting in venues. Submit your details here. You must register online for this free service.
Help us to establish advocacy volunteer groups across Ireland; a regional network of artists who can inform us of issues at a local level and provide feedback on matters that affect artists across Ireland.
Publishing is a core aspect of Visual Artists’ Ireland’s activities, including The Visual Artists News Sheet, the primary newspaper for the visual arts across Ireland.
|find us online|
Our information services are available in many different formats including our profiles on Facebook, Twitter, a dedicated website for artists in Northern Ireland, smart phone apps and through RSS feeds that we make freely available.
|visual artists address book
Be a part of it. Find artists, resources and services in one easy searchable resource. Free for members, the visual artists address book is also available through our smart phone app, Art Connect.