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Street performance during the Spraoi Festival
Photo: Eadaoin Murphy
Macnas performing Danse Macabre during the Halloween Parade in Galway
Photo: Julia Dunin
Spraoi Parade performing 'To The Waters & The Wild (Hare)' in Waterford
Rogù Arts fire performers at the community procession Fire Finale
Photo: John Kelly
Pedro Tochas performs his Street Art on Douglas Street
Photo: David Hegarty
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The Council acknowledges the significance of street arts and spectacle having the ability to engage with large audiences.
The Arts Council offers a wide range of financial supports across artforms and arts practices, including street arts and spectacle.
Information and advice for street art and spectacle artists seeking funding
Links to street arts and spectacle organisations funded by the Arts Council.
How do I know which Street Arts & Spectacle funding award to apply for?
How do I know if my practice is eligible under Street Arts & Spectacle funding?
I am an early-stage professional artist, what can I apply for?
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Sector Consultation for Street Arts & Spectacle Policy
Circus, Street Arts and Spectacle Policy and Strategy 2018(PDF, 0.514 MB, 4 pages)
Making Great Art Work - Arts Council Strategy (2016–2025)(PDF, 3.29MB, 48 pages)
Contact the members of our Street arts and spectacle department
087 185 6173
087 139 4611
087 687 8959
Cross artform practices
The Arts Council 70 Merrion Square Dublin 2 D02 NY52
Telephone+353 1 6180200+353 1 6180243
The Arts Council is the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.