The Arts Council is inviting applications for the Commissions Award, designed to support the commissioning of new work by freelance artists. This opportunity is open to both individual artists and organisations, with a focus on facilitating the creation and presentation of new artistic works.
The award can be used for projects in various forms, including works that are ready for presentation, exhibition, publication, performance, and dissemination upon completion. It may also support works-in-progress, either live or online. Specific guidance for each artform or arts area is provided, aligning with the award’s priorities.
Key areas eligible for commissions under this award include Music, Opera, and Traditional Arts. Applicants can seek funding for commissioning artists working within these categories.
The maximum amount awarded is €45,000. Applications must be submitted by 17:30 on 22 February 2024.
See further details at the link below.