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: Perform Europe

Get up to €60,000 funding for Cross-Border Performing Arts Collaboration Reimagine international touring! Open to all performing arts professionals and organisations in the 40 Creative Europe countries, applications can be submitted by partnerships of minimum three partners from three different Creative Europe countries. The call is ...

Open Call: Designer in Residence Programme 2024

About  Galway Culture Company (GCC), The Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) and the Local Enterprise Office Galway (LEO Galway) proudly celebrate the collaboration of design and the convergence of business worlds through this innovative initiative, the Designer ...

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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Audience Development Programme

Project Name  Audience Development Programme Project Partners  The Audience Agency and Galway Culture Company  Role of Galway Culture Company  Funder and Lead Partner  Strategic Aim  This project falls under our ...

Designer in Residence Programme

Project Name Designer in Residence Programme Project Partners The Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI), Local Enterprise Office Galway (LEO Galway), Galway Culture Company Role of Galway Culture Company Partner Strategic ...

Visual Artists Ireland Professional Development Events

Project Name Visual Artists Ireland Professional Development Events Project Partners Galway County Council Arts Office, Galway City Council Arts Office, Galway Culture Company and Visual Artists Ireland Role of Galway ...