DCCoI External Exhibitions Fund | Call for Applications

Posted 25.08.17

Call for applications for the DCCoI External Exhibitions Fund for exhibitions taking place in 2018.

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland invite applications for the External Exhibitions Fund (EEF), which was established to assist DCCoI members in the development of high-quality, independent exhibitions as individuals, organisations or groups including DCCoI Guilds, Associations, Networks & Societies (GANS). Organisers of exhibitions, featuring design and craft in Ireland or abroad, planned for 2018, are invited to submit for the EEF. Completed application forms, with supporting information and images, must be received on or before 19th November 2017.

About the External Exhibitions Fund

The External Exhibitions Fund has been established to assist the development of high-quality, independent exhibitions run by individuals, organisations or groups including DCCoI Guilds, Associations, Networks & Societies (GANS).

The purpose of the fund is:

  • To stimulate and reward the development of professional exhibition skills in makers and curators of craft and design
  • To develop opportunities for Irish makers
  • To facilitate relationships with international galleries and collectors
  • To increase awareness of Irish craft and design in Ireland and abroad
  • To enhance the reputation of Irish craft and design in Ireland and abroad.

What Will be Funded?

This annual fund will support a small number of professionally produced exhibitions featuring Irish craft and design in Ireland or abroad. This call will fund activities due to take place in 2018. The maximum that will be allocated to any individual proposal is €5,000. Projects must demonstrate match-funding, revenue or funding from other sources. Exhibitions can be in recognised venues or one-off/ site-specific projects, organised by individuals, groups, partnerships or organisations

A completed application form, with supporting information and images, must be received on or before 19th November 2017.

External Exhibitions Fund Application Form

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