Events - Making a show of ourselves: public arts policy and re-construction of the civic in austerity Ireland


Making a show of ourselves: public arts policy and re-construction of the civic in austerity Ireland


Location & Date

Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre, NCAD, 100 Thomas St. Dublin 8

Tuesday 3rd March 2015
 - 5pm

Speakers

Cllr. Mannix Flynn, Dublin City Council

Fintan O’Toole, Irish Times

Professor Declan McGonagle, Director NCAD
Pat Cooke, Cultural Policy, UCD

Chair

Dr. Emily Mark-FitzGerald, UCD

Details

The debate: 
With the state increasingly curtailing its funding for the arts the sector is in crisis. Yet never has their been a greater need for the arts to address our current social malaise in imaginative ways. What form should an adequate policy for public art take?

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