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There are a number of funding schemes available for commissioning public art in Ireland. The largest source of funding for public art has been the Percent for Art Scheme.

Per Cent for Art

Other potential sources of funding are:     

Arts Council

Local Authority

Private and regeneration         

European funded initiatives



Commission Call Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

16 August 2017

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum, invite proposals for a commission focusing on the creation of new work through...More..

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Greystones Educate Together National School appointed a voluntary committee with relevant expertise to oversee the per cent for art commissioning process. An external curator, Máire Davey, was appointed specifically for her expertise in working in a highly collaborative way as meaningful involvement from the students and school was viewed as central to the process. The procurement route chosen was limited invited competition.

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