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UPSTART 2018 announced by Mayo County Council Arts Service

Posted: 20 March, 2018

Mayo County Council Arts Service invites you to the launch of UPSTART 2018, which will be launched by Gaynor Seville, Acting Arts Officer with Mayo County Council.

UPSTART is an initiative of Mayo County Council’s Arts Service that incentivises quality artistic collaborations between groups/ people with disabilities, artists, art venues and organisations within County Mayo.

UPSTART supports opportunities for people with disabilities to develop arts projects in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the 3rd December.

The launch will take place on Wednesday, 11th April at 11am in Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar. It will consist of two short presentations, a question and answer session plus the opportunity to network and discuss project ideas.

Tea and coffee will be available.

All welcome.

R.S.V.P. to the Linenhall Arts Centre, 094 902 3733 or linenhallac@gmail.com.

For more information, see www.mayo-upstart.ie 

Following eight successful rounds of support for 41 projects employing 98 artist/facilitators, involving 571 participants in 13 traditional/non-traditional arts venues on the delivery of 48 visual arts/performing arts events to a total of 2,480 audience members. This year, UPSTART enters it’s ninth round.

Let It Roll, 2012, a collaborative visual art project, facilitated by artists Jodi Coyne, Rachel McDonnell, Marian McHale, Breda Burns, with assistant Patricia Halligan.

A creation by artist Bridie Lally, exhibited as part of The Gift, at the Museum of Country Life.

A Moving Adventure by Luisne Art Group and Scannán Technologies at Ballina Arts Centre

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