Design & Crafts Council Ireland invite applications for the External Exhibitions Fund 2022 (EEF), which was established to assist DCCI members in the development of high-quality, independent exhibitions as individuals, organisations or groups including DCCI Guilds, Associations, Networks & Societies (GANS). Organisers of exhibitions, featuring design and craft in Ireland or abroad, planned for 2022, are invited to submit for the EEF. Completed application forms, with supporting information and images, deadline Sunday 21st November 2021.
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 exhibition 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.
Exhibition Projects which focus on: Sustainability / Celebrating Irish Craft or Design / Collaboration / Societal benefits of craft or design / Shaping Ireland’s future / Championing skills & heritage will be prioritised.
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 2022. The maximum that will be allocated to any individual proposal is €5,000. Projects must demonstrate match-funding. Exhibitions can be in recognised venues or one-off/ site-specific projects, organised by individuals, groups, partnerships or organisations.
Submit your completed application form, with supporting documents and images, on or before midnight DEADLINE EXTENDED 12 JAN 22.
Access the online form here: