Our Aims

Facilitate International and EU Relationships and Funding

Support and Develop Place-based Cultural Programming

Provide Supports to the Cultural and Creative Sector

Our Values


We believe that progress and delivery can only be achieved through meaningful partnership and respectful collaboration with other key stakeholders in the work that we want to achieve to better support culture, creative industries, and placemaking.

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Our place is Galway. We will celebrate our place through our programme but also celebrate our place in Europe and in the world in how we utilise our Networks, build on our partnerships to ensure a strong cultural recognition of our place.

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People & Participation

We want to ensure that our people and their participation in Culture is at the heart of what we do. We will create opportunities for people to engage and participate in exciting opportunities that make Galway the truly exciting place that it is to live.

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Open Call: Atelier for Young Festival Managers

The Festival Academy, an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA) calls for applications for the 23rd and 24th edition of the Atelier for Young Festival Managers, to take place in San Sebastian (Spain) and Amman (Jordan) in 2025. The two editions of the Atelier for Young Festival ...

Open Call: Landscape Art Projects for Bielsko-Biała 2029

Open Call: Proposals for landscape art projects as part of Bielsko-Biała's candidacy for European Capital of Culture 2029 Organizer: Urban Culture Institute - City of Weaves, city of Bielsko-Biała, Poland Deadline: 31 May 2024 Bielsko-Biała, located South of Poland (bordering the ...

About us

Galway Culture Company was established to create opportunities to engage with EU and International partners and local place-based programming which honours the relationships and builds on the learnings, outcomes and legacies of Galway’s many European and Global designations including Galway’s designation as European Capital of Culture, UNESCO City of Film, European Green Leaf, European Region of Gastronomy. The company will work closely with Galway City Council and Galway County Council to deliver a collective creative vision for Galway..

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Flanders Residency at Baboró Festival 2024

Project Name Flanders Residency at Baboró Festival 2024 Project Partners Baboró International Arts Festival for Children Role of Galway Culture Company Partner and Funder Strategic Aim This project falls under ...

Virtual Production Creative Residencies

Project Name Virtual Production Creative Residencies Project Partners Ardán, Centre for Creative Technologies at University of Galway, Film Department at Atlantic Technological University, and Galway Culture Company with partners through ...


Project Name Lánú Project Partners Ealaín na Gaeltachta, Údarás na Gaeltachta and Galway Culture Company Role of Galway Culture Company Partner and Funder Strategic Aim This project falls under our ...