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The Hearth Project in Mayo — which brings art into the homes of older people who are isolated geographically or restricted for other reasons — has received funding from Healthy Ireland for 2018. Each participant is visited by a skilled artist who is experienced in working with older people. The artist travels to the home of the older person weekly and facilitates a one to one workshop there.
Mayo County Council arts service have announced the launch of their new UPSTART website at www.mayo-upstart.ie. UPSTART is an initiative of Mayo County council arts service celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities annually in December. In an effort to document and promote the work of the UPSTART programme, Mayo County Council Arts Service has developed the UPSTART website which was designed by Brett Henning.
A striking new willow structure made by a group of Mayo artists is wowing visitors at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, following its official unveiling last week. Teach Saileach/Willow House is a large bee-hive shaped ‘outdoor room’, woven from living willow and other natural materials using traditional skills. It forms an impressive new woodland structure for museum visitors to explore and will also be used as an outdoor classroom for education programmes.
To celebrate the life of John ‘Jack’ Feeney, 'The Mayo Nightingale', an evening of story and song will be presented by Mayo County Council’s Arts Service and Ballina Municipal District in Swinford Cultural Centre on Friday, September 23.
Mayo County Council Arts Office has announced the deadline for the Amateur Drama Award, Music Recording Assistance Awards, Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Scheme, and an inaugural Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie bursary. The closing date for all the above awards and bursaries is Monday October 3.
EXCEL 16, Mayo County Council’s annual exuberant celebration of young people’s creativity takes place this month. A feast of events, workshops, exhibitions and showcases await this year’s young audiences, and events are happening right across the county. The programme is designed for teenagers and young adults (13 – 21) to get involved in and enjoy! Full details of the programme and brochure are available from Mayo Arts Office by calling (094) 9024444 ext 7471 or 7558 or by email on [email protected]
Mayo County Council is currently taking applications for the Music Recording Assistance Award. The award was established to support the recording of original music across all genres by musicians/singers/songwriters resident in Mayo. The Music Recording Assistance Grant consists of two awards of up to €800.
Culture Night 2015 takes place on September 18 and comprises hundreds of free events across Ireland, including almost 100 free cultural events in Mayo. From the nation’s capital to towns and villages across the island, everyone’s getting involved! On the night, arts and cultural organisations across the country open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks and performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy!