Galway International Arts Festival Elevate Bursaries

Project Name

Galway International Arts Festival Elevate Bursaries

Project Partners

Galway International Arts Festival and Galway Culture Company

Role of Galway Culture Company

Funder and Partner

Strategic Aim

This project falls under our second and third strategic aim;

Support and Develop Place-based Cultural Programming and Provide Supports to the Cultural and Creative Sector

Project Description

Galway Culture Company and Galway International Arts Festival, working through its Elevate programme, are offering a number of bursaries open to creative collectives, ensembles and professional groups, designed to support the development of new work or provide opportunities for the exploration of creative practices.

Three bursaries of €10,000 each and four of €5,000 will be offered through an Open Call.

One bursary is for those specifically working or developing research in the area of environmental sustainability or climate change.

Two bursaries are for artists who have lived experience of displacement or intergenerational migration, or are from historically marginalised communities or groups.

Project Outcomes – what we expect from this project

These bursaries further the aims of Galway International Arts Festival and Galway Culture Company to support artists to live and work in the Galway region and to develop sustainable creative practices and ambitious careers.

How this project is funded

This project is funded by Galway Culture Company, which is supported by the Government of Ireland under the National Development Plan through the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

Duration

March 2024 through December 2024.

See the open call here.