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Arts Grants

Local authorities may provide financial support to professional artists, arts groups and community and voluntary groups to support arts projects that promote public engagement with the arts.

Culture Night 2023 - Open Call


This open call is now closed but you will information below if you are interested in applying for next year. 

Open Call for organisations interested in hosting events for Culture Night 2023.

What is Culture Night?
Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. It will take place on Friday 22nd September, 2023 from 4pm till late. Arts and cultural organisations present hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy. Building on the great success of previous years, County Tipperary will again celebrate Culture Night in 2023. Coordinated by Tipperary County Council, we are now inviting arts organisations, creative practitioners, artists, performers, community groups and schools to hold an event(s).

Culture Night is brought to you by The Arts Council in partnership with Tipperary County Council.

Please find an Information Sheet and Application Form below.

Closing date for submissions: 12 noon on Friday 23rd June 2023

This open call is now closed.


Grant Size: €500

What types of events could I hold?

Culture night is an opportunity to showcase unique cultural and arts events using venues such as museums, galleries, castles, libraries, heritage and arts centres, interesting buildings, places and public spaces.

·Live music and live art

·Street performances

·Exhibitions and workshops

·Book readings or storytelling

·Film screenings

·Cultural trails

·Walking tours

·Outdoor projections on buildings

·Multicultural celebrations


See what others have done.  Log onto to see what happened around the Country last year.

Tipperary Arts Office Information & Advice

Tipperary Arts Office staff are contactable by emailing or ringing 0818 06 5000.
You will find information regarding the Tipperary Arts Office newsletter, the What's on in Tipp events calendar, the Tipperary Artist Directory and the Tipperary Arts Strategy on this website.
Please visit the Arts Grants page for information on the annual grant schemes which Tipperary Arts Office offer.


Related Information

Artist in Primary School Scheme 2023

The scheme provides funding to a professional artist of any discipline to work in a school for 50 hours on a project designed collaboratively between the school and the artist. The quality and diversity of the work that has been created by Tipperary students working with artists has been outstanding. The scheme provides opportunities for children to access and to engage with an artist and the language of creativity at an early age; and for schools and teachers to work collaboratively across curriculum areas. 

Tipperary Artist Award Scheme 2023

The Tipperary Artist Award Scheme 2023 is now closed.

This scheme is intended to support professional artists under the following categories: