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Open calls for the following 2018 Awards are now open for applications: Arts Bursaries, Incubation Space, Tyrone Guthrie Residency &  Artistic Space - Unit 3

Deadline for receipt of applications for ALL schemes is 17.00hrs on Monday 28th May 2018. No late applications will be accepted.  All applications must be in hard copy format.  

For further information please contact  T: 01-222 5455 or e-mail


Dublin City Council invites applications from artists who wish to be considered for a Bursary of €4000 towards studies at an advanced level or the development of work/professional skills. Artists, resident in Dublin City Council’s administrative area, can apply for a Bursary in Visual Arts, Music, Drama, Dance and Literature. One Bursary will be awarded in each discipline. 

You can download the application form here:  
 Word Version (45kb), PDF Version (375kb)


Dublin City Council wishes to invite applications for the Award of free Incubation work-space. The award is intended to enable innovative artists/ arts companies/collectives to research and develop new works or collaborative methodologies, over  a period of up to six months, through the provision of a dedicated work-space in Unit 4, James Joyce Street. Unit 4 Spec

Incubation Space Application Form  Word (111kb)    PDF (294kb)


Dublin City Council offers artists living in Dublin City Council’s administrative area a €700 award towards a two week residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan. Workspaces include studios, a music room, a multi media room and a large rehearsal/performance space. This opportunity is open to practitioners in all art forms.

Tyrone Guthrie Application FormWord 62kb, PDF 358kb


Dublin City Council wishes to invite applications for the use of Unit 3, former retail unit in James Joyce Street, Dublin 1. The unit is available subject to application and are for artistic, cultural and creative use that includes public facing engagement. While all applications will be considered, priority will be given to those proposals that most closely match the city’s arts and cultural strategies. The unit will be let under a rental agreement at a nominal rate of €300 per calendar month payable in advance. Unit 3 Spec

Artistic Space Application Form:  Word 100kb, PDF 363kb


Privacy (General Data Protection Regulation G.D.P.R.)

The purpose for processing your data is to process your application for an Arts Bursary, Incubation Space Award, The Tyrone Guthrie Award or the Artistic Space Award in according with the Arts Act 2003. This information you provide    will be assessed by a panel made up of staff of Dublin City Arts Office and external invited arts specialists.

Your information will be retained for five years if you are granted an award and for one year if not granted an award. If you do not furnish the personal data requested, Dublin City Council will not be able to process your application.

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

  • the right to access the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data
  • the right to require us to rectify any inaccuracies in your personal data
  • the right to require us to erasure your personal data
  • the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes
  • the right to object to our use of your personal data or the way in which we process it

Please note that to help protect your privacy; we take steps to verify your identity before granting access to personal data.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please submit a request to our Data Protection Officer outlining the specific details of the request:  Email:  Tel: 01 2223775.  All valid requests will be processed without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request.  This period may be extended by up to two further months where necessary.