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ISACS Member - Spraoi

#DELVE17 at Spraoi: Participants announced!

#DELVE17 at Spraoi: Participants announced!
Congrats to our member Sharon O'Brien and Áine Kilgallon! They have been selected to take part in our #DELVE17 programme at Spraoi Festival this August! They will Discover, Explore, Learn Visualise and Engage with the artists, other ISACS members and international professionals of the sector during the festival's three days of festivities, shows, parade, and networking events.

View Spraoi Full programme of activities

Our 2 delvers will be attending the events and sharing their experiences and learning’s with you. To benefit full of the experience their transport and accommodation will be taken care of by the festival and ISACS. 

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So What's up with Circus250 in 2018?

So What's up with Circus250 in 2018?

While Katharine Kavanagh of Circus Diaries investigated what’s happening in UK... We, in Ireland have also started to get things moving with a superb launch in Galway in April and two brand new open calls:

- Call for Irish projects (Circus250 & ISACS)
Lead Irish artist and 10 early career Irish artists to take part in a circus/hip hop Circus250 project in 2018. (Cork Midsummer Festival)

But first a little reminder of what Circus250 is …

#Circus250

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ISACS successful return from Mirabilia

ISACS successful return from Mirabilia
Many thanks to Culture Ireland for supporting ISACS artists MaletaDueda and Francesca Castellano, who took part in #Focus Su Irlanda at Mirabilia Festival
See the project positive impact on promoting Irish work; by downloading our infographics sheet:Focus-Su-Irlanda-Infographics---ISACS.pdf

In addition, the ISACS team also attended the Circostrada General Meeting working on a variety of projects including the preparation of Fresh Street #3 hosted by ISACS in Galway in 2019 in partnership with Galway 2020 and NUIG.

Our next project with Culture Ireland is taking place in Spraoi Waterford, where we are bringing international promoters to see Irish work thanks to Culture Ireland's See Here programme. Read more here.

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NEW! ISACS Membership schemes & options

NEW! ISACS Membership schemes & options
We have introduced new prices and categories in our membership packages with a trial/first-timers option at 30 euros, 2 options for individual members and 4 options for organisations.

Our opportunities pages (training, call outs, meetups/conferences, residencies/research, jobs & funding) are now exclusive to members-only they can access via their members logins. Opportunities from specific partners and members remain public.

We will send members reminders to check in via our members-only newsletter and Facebook group

To avail of ISACS membership benefits, join us now!

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Arts Council Ireland new Funding Framework (2018-2020)

Arts Council Ireland new Funding Framework (2018-2020)

Arts Council Ireland has announced its new funding framework (2018 – 2020) Making Great Art Work and held information sessions in Cork, Dublin and Sligo to explain the detail of the framework to artists and arts organisations.

Don’t worry if you missed them, you can watch a recording on their Facebook page here.
Arts Council Ireland will hold a workshop on 28 July specifically for organisations apply under their new Strategic Funding category, and plans to record that too.

This new framework is part of the Council’s commitment to review all existing funding programmes to ensure that the artist and public engagement is embedded across all of its future funding supports.

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Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network

Irish Theatre Institute, 17 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
00 353 (0)87 0541812 info@isacs.ie