This morning at Irish Times Training, Course Director Dr. Janice Wright, of the University of Ulster, welcomed the 2014 class. Úna Carmody, Director Arts Audiences also spoke and congratulated the class on taking on this major commitment, to the benefit of their respective venues and festivals. On hand, from our partner organisations in the program, were:
Irma McLoughlin of Theatre Forum sits in on the first lecture
Fionnuala Sweeney, The Arts Council, Liam Campbell, Fáilte Ireland and Irma McLoughlin, Theatre Forum.
This year’s participants, who will graduate in September 2014 with an Advanced Certificate in Management Practice from the University of Ulster are looking forward to producing audience development plans for their organisations and benefiting from modules including Leadership, Marketing, Project Management, Audiences, New Media and Customer Satisfaction with some guest speaker presentations along the way.
Rollcall, 2014 Class:
Pencils at the ready….
Droichead Marcella Bannon; The Model Emer McGarry Visual/GB Shaw Theatre Ann Mulrooney; Waterford Theatre Royal Oren Little; Áras Eanna Danny Kirrane; Eigse Hugo Jellett; Kilkenny Arts Festival Tracy Ryan; Wexford Festival Opera Breda Cashe; Galway Film Fleadh Gar O’Brien; The Source Arts Centre Aishlinn OhEocha; Íontas Gina Martin; JDIFF Jackie Ryan; Mermaid Niamh O’Donnell.
Good luck with your studies. We will check back in with the class throughout the six month program.
Thinking of applying for The Arts Council Touring & Dissemination of work scheme? The next deadline is May 8th, 2014.
Arts Audiences will run two workshops to assist you in making a good application, particularly focused on how to set audiences targets for your application. There will also be a case study and question and answer sessions, along with the presentation.
Please click on the appropriate link below to register your interest. We will be in touch by March 25th to let you know if you’ve secured a place and to give further details.
Kilkenny; Monday, April 7th. Click here
Dublin, Tuesday, April 8th. Click here
Arts Audiences is inviting applications for the position of Projects Manager for the initiative. The job description and details of how to apply are here project manager ad final 27.02
The closing date for applications is Friday 7th March 2014.
The Arts Council and Arts Audiences are seeking tenders for a visual arts audience project, a continuation of the very successful Here and Now initiative. The invitation to tender is below and the closing date is March 14th 2014.
If you have any queries, post a comment and we will respond.
Arts Audiences is seeking to appoint consultants to carry out audience development work with opera production companies in 2014, and has published an invitation to tender for the work. The document is here INVITATION TO TENDER – opera project 2014 doc final
If you are interested, or know someone else who may be, the closing date is February 14th.