The Arts Council and Arts & Disability Ireland have announced the 2020 Arts and Disability Connect funding scheme for artists with disabilities. Architecture is one of the eligible art forms and the deadline for this scheme is Monday 24 February at 4pm.

Specifically targeted at individual artists with disabilities, Arts and Disability Connect includes New Work, Mentoring and Training awards. Application forms and guidelines for Arts and Disability Connect 2020 are available to download at

Information Sessions
Join Amie Lawless as she talks through how the scheme works and take the opportunity to ask any questions over tea and coffee. This year, the information sessions are taking place in Cork, Carlow, Navan and Dublin.

21 January – Crawford Art Gallery, Cork at 2pm
29 January – Visual, Carlow at 2pm
30 January – Solstice Arts Centre, Navan at 2pm
06 February – Project Arts Centre, Dublin at 2pm

Email Amie Lawless if you would like to attend an information session. All of the venues are accessible to wheelchair users. If you have any additional access requirements please contact the organiser. For information about the awards and application support please contact: Amie Lawless / 01 8509006. Arts and Disability Connect is Funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.

Denise Maguire        
Editor of Plan Magazine