The Arts Office
"Offaly County Authorities aims to provide leadership in quality inclusive and innovative expereinces of the arts for all and to demonstrate through best practice and partnership the value and benefits of increased access to and involvement in the arts for all our citizens" Offaly County Arts Plan 2012-2016
Offaly Bealtaine Programme of Events 2013
Offay's Bealtaine Programme was launched on 29th April. The programme is jam packed with great events and workshops for those over 55's that live life to the full. . Check out our Programme of Events be clicking here.
Call for 1963 Influenced Art and Memorabila
Offaly County Council Arts Office is seeking submissions from artists and the public for an online/offline exhibition based on this year's Offaly Bealtaine Festival theme, '1963'.The exhibition, curated by Rowena Keaveney, will take place online through a designated website and in Arás an Chontae, Tullamore from May 20th - June 14th 2013. For more information follow this link
Midlands Arts and Culture Magazine Spring 2013
Edited by Tempus Media. Featuring news on Music Generation, arts centres in the midlands local artists, exhibitions and courses
Engage with Architecture 2013
A series of innovative countrywide initiatives aimed to encourage the public to actively engage with architecture.
You can view our Engage page or visit our facebook page
FilmOffaly Award 2013
The FilmOffaly/Filmbase Award 2013 is now closed to submissions. Details of the winning script will be issued in Jnne 2013
FilmOffaly Review 2012
The FilmOffaly Review 2012 is now available for download. Read all about the films in Offaly in 2012. Download here
FilmOffaly Call for Offaly Locations 2013
If you own any kind of property in Offaly and are open to having it filmed then you may wish to be part of our filmoffaly database and website. For further info contact us on 05793 57400.
Tullamore Community Arts Centre
Planning is granted and fundraising team officially hands over €155,210 to Tullamore Community Arts Centre Ltd. For more info follow this link. Or you can check out www.tullamorecommuityartscentre.ie
A Very Grand Canal
A collection of artistic responses to the Grand Canal in Offaly commissioned by Offaly Couty Council under the percent for art scheme. Artists in clude Geraldine O'Reilly, Las Cosa Preziosa, Mixed Bag Media, Eugene O'Brien, Veronica Nicholson and Wayne Brennan.
The exhibition will be shown in Luan Gallery, Athlone from March 6th 2013
A DVD of A Grand Experience is now on sale and available for download. For further information on this click the link below.
For more information on this collection please follow this link.
FilmOffaly film, Toy Soldiers, wins at Galway Film Fleadh
The FilmOffaly/Filmbase funded film Toy Soldiers, which was shot on location in Tullamore last winter, and premiered locally on May has just won Best First Short Drama at the Galway Film Fleadh. For more information follow this link.
Kilcormac Cantata - shortlisted for Award
The community music project, the Kilcormac Cantata by Vincent Kennedy, the CD of which was recently launched by Minister for Arts, Jimmy Deenihan TD, has been shortlisted for an Allianz Business to Arts Award for Best Commissioning Practice. For more information please follow this link.
The Association of Local Authority Arts Officers
General Information is available on this organisation by following this link
Press Release on 25 Years of the Association of Local Authority Arts Officers Conference