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UPSTART 2019 announced by Mayo County Council Arts Service

Posted: 13 February, 2019

Mayo County Council’s Arts Service has made a considerable commitment to the development of quality Arts and Disability activity in County Mayo through flagship projects and ongoing programmes.

Since 2010, through the UPSTART programme, the Arts Service has provided funding for 46 collaborative projects involving arts organizations, artists, venues, disability organizations/ groups of people with disabilities.

The collaborative projects in Mayo have led to a variety of extremely high-quality artistic outcomes including exhibitions, films, workshops, music, theatre and dance performances.

If you would like to apply to the scheme please download an application form, with information about the eligibility criteria, at this link:

The deadline for applications is 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 3rd April 2019.

Information sessions will be held at:

• Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet on 27th February from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
• Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar on 6th March from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
• Ballina Arts Centre, Ballina on 13th March from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

For further information, or if you would like to book a one-to-one session to discuss a project application, contact Damien O’Connor, Disability Arts Co-ordinator on 094 906 4363 or doconnor@mayococo.ie

Bernard and Sean receive a print demonstration from Clare.

UPSTART. A programme of events in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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


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Mayo County Council Arts Office
UpstART 2019

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