Funding | Arts and Disability Connect Scheme 2019 and Information Clinics

Application deadline: Monday 8 April, 4pm.

The Arts Council and Arts and Disability Ireland announce the Arts and Disability Connect Scheme 2019 for artists with disabilities.

Specifically targeted at individual artists with disabilities Arts and Disability Connect includes New Work, Mentoring and Training awards. The scheme offers artists the opportunity to: connect with other practitioners or venues; make a change in their practice; ‘step up’ in terms of scope and scale; reach new audiences and to engage in mentoring and training.

Application forms and guidelines for Arts and Disability Connect 2019 will be available to download from Monday 18 February at

Information Clinics
Join Amie Lawless as she talks through how the scheme works and take the opportunity to ask any questions over tea or coffee. This year they will host information clinics in Letterkenny, Cavan, Drogheda, Dublin and Newbridge.

6 March – Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny at 2pm
14 March – Johnston Central Library, Cavan at 2pm
15 March – Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda at 2pm
21 March – Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin at 3pm
22 March – Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge at 2pm

Please email if you would like to attend an information clinic.

For general queries about the awards please contact: Amie Lawless 01 8509006

Arts and Disability Connect is Funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.

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