Funding | Dublin City Council Arts Awards 2017

Deadline for applications: 24 April, 5pm

Open calls for the following 2017 Awards are now open for applications: Arts Bursaries, Incubation Space, Tyrone Guthrie Residency and Artistic Space – Unit 3.

  • Arts Bursaries

Dublin City Council invites applications from artists who wish to be considered for a Bursary of €4000 towards studies at an advanced level or the development of work/professional skills. Artists, resident in Dublin City Council’s administrative area, can apply for a Bursary in Visual Arts, Music, Drama, Dance and Literature. One Bursary will be awarded in each discipline.

  • Incubation Space Award

Dublin City Council wishes to invite applications for the Award of free Incubation work-space. The award is intended to enable innovative artists/ arts companies/collectives to research and develop new works or collaborative methodologies, over a period of up to six months, through the provision of a dedicated work-space in Unit 4, James Joyce Street.

  • Tyrone Guthrie Residency

Dublin City Council offers artists living in Dublin City Council’s administrative area a €700 award towards a two week residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan. Workspaces include studios, a music room, a multi media room and a large rehearsal/performance space. This opportunity is open to practitioners in all art forms.

  • Artistic Space – Unit 3

Dublin City Council wishes to invite applications for the use of Unit 3, former retail unit in James Joyce Street, Dublin 1. The unit is available subject to application and are for artistic, cultural and creative use that includes public facing engagement. While all applications will be considered, priority will be given to those proposals that most closely match the city’s arts and cultural strategies. The unit will be let under a rental agreement at a nominal rate of €300 per calendar month payable in advance.

For further details and application forms see:

All applications must be in hard copy format. For further information or to request application forms, please contact Vera Smyth T: 01-222 5455 or e-mail

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