Siobhán Mooney

Deadline: 31 January 2018

BEYOND is an ambitious project that will bring together an eclectic mix of artists, curators, astronomers, scientists and audiences to take advantage of the new North Pennines Observatory at ACA. We are seeking an artist/creative practitioner with a strong track record and innovative practice.

Artist in Residence

The residency will provide an opportunity to research, develop and present new work and to engage with a wide range of participants.
The successful applicant will be offered a four week (20 day) residency at mutually agreed dates between February and June 2018.
He/she will be expected to:

Develop his/her work (in any medium) relating to the BEYOND project.
Contribute to our ongoing programme of educational and public engagement events

ACA will offer accommodation, studio space, access to the astronomical observatory on site, observatory tuition and guidance, exhibition or presentation opportunities and a fee of £2,000.

A limited budget will be available for production/travel/event costs which will be negotiated with the curators.

For more information please visit:

Residency Open Call | BEYOND at ACA, Northumberland, UK

Deadline: 2 February 2018

Call for papers, presentations and workshops, Arts in Education National Day 2018.
The Arts in Education National Day will take place at Maynooth University – Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education on Saturday 21st April. The event aims to bring together members of the arts in education community from all across Ireland, to share, learn, talk, network, get inspired, and continue interrogating best practice in the field.

They are inviting proposals from organisations or individuals who want to give dynamic and inspiring presentations or workshops that can offer sharing of skills, practical approaches, new insights and critical thinking across the field, from a range of perspectives. More information can be found at this link.

For more info visit:

Call for Papers, Presentations + Workshops | Arts in Education ...

Deadline: 5pm, Monday 19 February 2018

Artsadmin has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join their Development team. Having been awarded match-funding opportunities through the Catalyst Evolve scheme, Artsadmin are looking to increase and further diversify income from private sources. Development Assistant (4 days per week).

The Development Assistant will play an integral role in the implementation of Artsadmin’s fundraising activity, which is focused on the organisation’s mission and ethical approach, in order for Artsadmin to:

Produce, curate and tour artists’ work
Support and advise emerging, mid-career and established artists
Maintain and improve Toynbee Studios

Please read the job description and person specification carefully before applying. Interviews: Monday 5 March 2018

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Job Vacancy | Development Assistant at Artsadmin, London

Deadline: 12 noon, Monday 12 February 2018

Artsadmin is seeking a new Executive Director to succeed Gill Lloyd after thirty-three years with the company. Over that time, and working in partnership with Artistic Director Judith Knight (who leaves the company in 2019), Artsadmin has developed into an internationally renowned arts producing organisation.

Artsadmin produces the work of artists across a variety of disciplines – performance, dance, theatre, live arts, installation – from unique large-scale site specific projects to work created for theatres or galleries, across the UK and internationally. In Toynbee Studios the company has established a dynamic centre in Tower Hamlets where new talent is nurtured in its welcoming rehearsal, performance and meeting spaces.

We are looking for an inspiring individual to secure the best possible cultural and physical environment within which the artistic and operational ambitions of the organisation can flourish. The postholder will share Chief Executive responsibilities with the Artistic Director and will have particular overall responsibility for the economic success and sustainability of Artsadmin’s building, supporting artists and tenant companies, and running a performance space and café/bar.
Interviews: 21/22 February.

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Job Vanancy | Executive Director at Artsadmin, London

Deadline: 26 January, 5pm

The Management Committee of the Séamus Ennis Arts Centre invites applications for the position of Director.

The Director will report directly to the Board of Management of the Centre. The position involves the management of all aspects of the Centre and will include the overseeing of planning and programming, managing budgets, finances and all matters relating to staff. It will also involve the development of future plans, ideas and the identifying of new funding sources for the future development of the Centre.


Job Vacancy | Director, The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Fingal, ...


Belfast Open Studios, now in its sixth year, is an opportunity for the public to come and see how artists work and to take a glimpse into their creative processes.

Belfast is home to over 250 professional artists; painting, drawing, performing, filming and creating. A public open day on Saturday 21 October will enable you to see behind closed doors, in nooks and crannies of the city, artists are at work developing the seeds of ideas that result in artworks often shown in galleries, museums, art centres, artist-led spaces and various venues.

Fifteen studios across the city are opening their doors from 14 October to 5 November for this unique, free event. We’re delighted to welcome four new studio groups to the Open Studios portfolio: Belfast Bankers in the East, Duncairn Arts Centre in the North, Studio Souk in the city centre and Embrace Studios in the West, who will be launching their brand new space and programme during Belfast Open Studios. Other participating studios include: Array Studios, Artists at the Mill, Cathedral Studios, Creative Exchange, Digital Arts Studios, Flax Art Studios, Lombard Studios, Orchid Studios, Platform Arts, Pollen Studios and QSS Bedford Street.

Accompanied by an extensive workshops and events programme, including a Visual Artists’ Caf’ which introduces the different spaces and initiatives to the public and peers, a series of talks, Speed Curating and Clinics events; this is the most packed programme to date. Belfast Open Studios is delighted to partner with Belfast International Festival for the sixth year in a row and to represent its primary visual art programming. All event tickets can be purchased through the Festival website.

Sponsored by local artisan tea makers Suki Tea, Belfast Open Studios events offer a warm welcome to all with a cup of Belfast Brew on arrival before they take a relaxed and informative stroll around the various studios, open from 11am to 5pm.

Belfast Open Studios is grateful for the support of Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council, Belfast International Festival, The British Council and Arts & Business NI.

Additional information is available at

Belfast Open Studios | Saturday 21 October 2017

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios calls for artists and architects to submit their books, zines, catalogues and other suitable publications for inclusion in Dublin Art Book Fair 2017. Art and Architecture: Interwoven is the theme of the 7th edition of Dublin Art Book Fair, taking place from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 November 2017 at TBG+S.

Submitted books do not have to relate to the theme of Art and Architecture: Interwoven. Curator Oonagh Young will make a final selection of artists and architects’ books from the submissions received.

Drop-off dates: 26, 27 + 28 October 2017 | 11am – 6pm
Postal submission deadline: Friday 27 October 2017
Selected artists notified: Tuesday 7 November 2017
Collection of unselected books: Thursday 9 + Friday 10 November 2017 | 11am – 6pm
Dublin Art Book Fair: 23 – 26 November 2017
Collection of unsold books: Friday 1 December 2017 | 11am – 6pm

For more information and to download the Artist/Architect Book Submission Form click here:

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5 – 9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2
T: 01 671 0073

Deadline Reminder | Open Call for Artists’ and Architects’ Books ...