Arts funding levels in Northern Ireland compared to our nearest neighbours

ArtsMatterNI convenor Conor Shields, offers an update on the disparity between funding levels in Northern Ireland compared to our nearest neighbours. In light of new cross party political support to pursue equality of funding, this is the challenge facing government and indeed us all. We are not #WorthLess . Stop the Cuts. Find the Money.… Continue Reading

The Big Arts Debate at Stormont on 19th February 2018

After the debate, Conor Shields, CEO of Community Arts Partnership, had a few more words to add. Conor Shields, CAP’s CEO and Convenor of #ArtsMatterNI, spoke after #TheArtsDebate — Arts Matter NI (@ArtsMatterNI) February 20, 2018 Continue Reading

ArtsMatterNI in the News–1259014/ – David Boyd – Beat Carnival – 1 hour 13 min in to the programme Continue Reading

Statement – 5th February

    Members of The Arts Matter NI campaign are deeply concerned to read unconfirmed reports in the Belfast Telegraph (2nd February) of “no confidence votes and walk-outs in opposition to the Chair John Edmund”, by the majority of the Board of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Given the Arts Sector’s profound anxiety about… Continue Reading