Visual Artists Ireland Professional Development


  • 01/12/2014 - 02/12/2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 am

Visual Artists Ireland has an ongoing open submission process for artists and arts professionals interested in being available as tutors on our Professional Development Training Programme. VISUAL ARTISTS IRELAND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING FACILITATORS PANEL Visual Artists Ireland seeks expressions of interest from Artists, Curators, Cultural Workers and Visual Art Educators who wish to be included (more…)

  • Speed Curating
    05/11/2016 - 10/11/2016
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event is selling out quickly. Please pay for your booking by Paypal to guarantee your place. Bookings made with ‘payment by invoice’ will not be confirmed until payment is received and your booking may be taken by someone else. Saturday 5 November 2016 Belfast Exposed, The Exchange Place, 23 Donegall St, Belfast BT1 2FF Speed Curating (more…)

  • 12/11/2016
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday 12th November Visual Artists Cafe – Project Management & Planning. 1pm – 4pm North Down Museum, Bangor VAI Members £5 Non Members £10 Visual artists often find themselves juggling many projects consecutively, including their art practice itself, marketing and promoting their work, writing grants and proposals, facilitating workshops, and working on multiple exhibitions or (more…)

  • 24/11/2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Setting your own agenda with Patricia Clyne-Kelly In partnership with Craft NI November 16th and 17th, 9.30am – 5pm VAI Belfast Office Early Bird Tickets before 2nd November £20 / £10 Full Price Tickets £30 / £20 Includes lunch ind refreshments on both days. Setting Your Own Agenda – shift your mindset, find your focus (more…)

  • 24/11/2016
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visual Artists Cafe: Social Media and Online Presence 23rd July, 11am – 4pm Void Gallery, Derry FREE This workshop will look at ways artists can use free internet tools to support their overall professional development, and to promote specific exhibitions. We will explore platforms that enable you to showcase your work on-line, such as WordPress and (more…)

  • 24/11/2016
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Screening – Peter Taylor, BFMAF director, will present a programme from the 2016 festival Thursday 24th November 2016 Beanbag Cinema, Belfast 7pm Tickets £3/ £2 VAI members Peter joined Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival in January 2015. Previously based in Rotterdam where he worked as a freelance curator, Peter has been a film programmer (more…)

  • 15/12/2016
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Artists Screening – Kristina Cranfeld + in conversation with Rose Baker Thursday 15th December 2016 Beanbag Cinema, Belfast 7pm Tickets £3/ £2 VAI members Born in Uzbekistan (formerly USSR) Cranfeld is a London based artist and filmmaker. She took her Bachelors degree at Goldsmiths and went on to obtain a Masters degree at the Royal College (more…)

  • 19/01/2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Visual Artists Cafe – Let’s make it happen! Thursday 19th January 7pm to 9pm Boom! Studios, Bangor FREE Start the new year as you mean to go on, at this fun, lively, social event with a twist. Belfast-based artist Charlotte Bosanquet has something unusual up her sleeve to get your creative juices flowing, kick out (more…)

Link to Professional Development Events in Republic of Ireland