Culture Connects

Project Name

Culture Connects

Project Partners

A Shared Island project funded by The Shared Island Local Authority Development Funding Scheme, developed in partnership with Galway City Council and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council facilitated by Galway Culture Company in collaboration with Galway Arts Centre, Atlantic Technological University and South Regional College.

Role of Galway Culture Company

Project Lead on behalf of Galway City Council

Strategic Aim

This project falls under our first and third strategic aims;
Facilitate International and EU Relationships and Funding
Providing Supports to the Cultural and Creative Sectors

Project Description

Culture Connects is a creative placemaking study that investigates the connection between artists and place. Based across two places, Culture Connects explores the opportunities for artist support programmes, cross border mobility, shared workspace, and residencies.

The study is funded by the Shared Island project funded by The Shared Island Local Authority Development Funding Scheme.

Projects outcomes-what we expect from this project

The primary outcome will be a feasibility study exploring the opportunities for artist support programmes, cross border mobility and shared workspaces and residencies.
Other activities and outcomes to help inform the study will include;

  • Cross Border exchanges of Students from ATU AND SRC to learn, exchange and collaborate
  • Establishment of Cross Border Artist focus groups to be led by Galway Arts Centre
  • Cross Border exchanges of both Local Authorities and the Cultural Partners
  • Shared Island Symposium to be held in Galway

How is this project funded

A Shared Island project funded by The Shared Island Local Authority Development Funding Scheme.

Duration

This project concludes in September 2023.

More on Culture Connects

Culture Connects Artist Survey

Photos from SRC (Armagh) visit to ATU (Galway)

Photos from Galway artists visit to Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough

More photos from Galway artists visit to Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough