MEETING POINT FOR MIGRANT & CULTURALLY DIVERSE ARTISTS 2019

THE ANNUAL MEETING POINT FOR MIGRANT AND CULTURALLY DIVERSE ARTISTS

17/18 June 2019
Admission €10

PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT / WORKSHOPS / TALKS / NETWORKING / NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Register for Meeting Point

There is a nominal fee for the participants of €10 for both days (the same amount applies for attendance on only one day). Should you not be able to pay this amount but are sincerely interested in participating in the event, please contact monika@cfcp.ie, we will do our best to help.

On this Get-Together Day for Migrant and Culturally Diverse Artists, you will be able to find out about available funding opportunities, talk and listen to representatives of the Arts Council of Ireland, Creative Europe Desk, Create, CFCP and other organisations supporting migrant and culturally diverse artists in Ireland. You will be able to pitch your project for feedback, participation and support as well as to network with your creative peers.

New this year is that the event will stretch over two days. On the second day, you are invited to take part in a day-long, practical and interactive Grant Writing Workshop and to learn all the dos and don’ts of preparing and submitting a winning grant proposal for local, national and European funding schemes.

Check out the video from last years Meeting Point

Register for Meeting Point

There is a nominal fee for the participants of €10 for both days (the same amount applies for attendance on only one day). Should you not be able to pay this amount but are sincerely interested in participating in the event, please contact monika@cfcp.ie, we will do our best to help.

Schedule

MONDAY 17TH JUNE, WOOD QUAY VENUE

9.30 am – 10.00 am – Registration

 

PART 1 – MIGRANT ARTISTS IN IRELAND– meet your peers, share your stories, pitch your project, find out who can join/support you

10.00 am – 10.15 am– Introduction to the programme

10.15 am – 11.45 am– SHARE YOUR STORY- tell us who you are, what do you do, what are the three main needs/challenges you face that hinder your creative career?

11.45 am – 12.45 pm– PITCH YOUR PROJECT– 6 projects (5 minutes each plus 5 Q/A, suggestions)

12.45 pm – 1.00 pm– SPEED DATING (Meet as many peers as you can (1 min chats)

1.00 pm – 1.45 pm– LUNCH BREAK

 

PART 2 – ARTS SECTOR IN IRELAND, what is out there for you, what supports can you get

2.00 pm – 2.30 pm – Monika Corcoran, The Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Council Equality, Human Rights & Diversity Policy & Strategy and opportunities for migrant and culturally diverse artists

2.35 pm – 3.05 pm– Katie Lowry – Creative Europe Desk, New funding Opportunities for integrative transnational programmes and the new artists’ mobility scheme.

3.10 pm – 3.40 pm – Centre for Creative Practices – new services

3.40 pm – 3.55 pm – COFFEE BREAK

4.00 – 4.30 – Organisations supporting cultural diversity and migrant artists, short presentations (Create, Smashing Times, Gender Equality, LGBT organisations)

4.30 – 5.00 – Short one-to-one Q/A session– (the Arts Council, Creative Europe Desk, CFCP, Create, Smashing Times and more)

 

TUESDAY 18TH OF JUNE, WOOD QUAY VENUE

9.30 am – Registration

 

PART 1 – FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MIGRANT ARTISTS IN IRELAND– what grants are available, where to find them, how to plan my application

10.00 am – 11.00 am– What grants are available for migrant and culturally diverse artists In Ireland

11.10 am – 12.10 am– Exemplary Grant Applications

12.15 am – 1.00 pm– Eligibility Criteria – what do I need to have in place to be able to apply for funding, how do I get it.

1.00 pm – 1.45 pm– LUNCH BREAK

 

PART 2 – PROPOSALS – PRACTICAL EXERCISES

2.00 pm – 3.00 pm – YOUR PROJECT (your WHY, your goals, your outcomes, your impact)

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm– YOUR PROJECT MANAGEMENT, BUDGETING AND REPORTING SKILLS

4.10 pm – 4.30 pm – YOUR CREDIBILITY (your team, your supporters, your track record)

4.30 pm – 5.00 pm – Final Q/A and WRAP UP

5.30 pm – 7 pm – informal networking

Register for Meeting Point

There is a nominal fee for the participants of €10 for both days (the same amount applies for attendance on only one day). Should you not be able to pay this amount but are sincerely interested in participating in the event, please contact monika@cfcp.ie, we will do our best to help.