Music band to receive boost following stolen equipment
The all-female band Cryptic Street is set to receive a boost as Arts Council Malta and the Ministry of Justice, Culture & Local Government have announced that they will be funding the re-purchasing of their stolen equipment
Friday 20 July 2018
Announcement of new rules and regulations relating to outdoor events
The Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Michael Farrugia together with Arts Council Malta executive chair Albert Marshall today announced the amended law and regulations relating to outdoor events in unlicensed venues
Monday 2 July 2018
Information Sessions on Arts and Culture
Arts Council Malta in collaboration with the Secretariat for Local Government will be organising five information sessions in the five regions of Malta
Monday 25 June 2018
Arts Council Malta's Annual Report for 2017 is published
Arts Council Malta’s Annual Report for 2017 is currently available for viewing and download from
Wednesday 20 June 2018
27 fireworks factories benefit from a new fund to improve safety practices
A total of 27 fireworks factories received €5,000 each to improve their safety practices thanks to a new fund which offers financial support to Maltese fireworks factories working on a voluntary basis
Monday 11 June 2018
New fund to focus on improving safety in fireworks factories
A new fund will focus on improving safety in fireworks factories as well as contributing to the betterment of the final product, especially due to the prominent role this industry plays in Maltese culture and celebrations
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Festivals Malta is launched – Strengthening the cultural experience to unprecedented levels
Arts Council Malta (ACM) has launched Festivals Malta — a Public Cultural Organisation which not only programmes cultural activities, but also endeavours to make festivals and the performing arts an integral part of Maltese life  
Tuesday 5 December 2017
10 young artists selected for new development programme
10 young artists have been selected to participate in a new development programme that inspires and supports the development of young artists.
Friday 3 November 2017
Budget 2018: Increased investment in culture
The yearly analysis of the national budget conducted by Arts Council Malta reveals an overall increase of 10 per cent for culture, with a total budget of €70 million for cultural heritage, the arts, media and creative sectors
Wednesday 11 October 2017
Young Maltese cultural innovators participate in the Salzburg Global Forum
Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici had the opportunity to meet with the first two youths participating in the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators. This is a partnership agreement between Arts Council Malta and the Salzburg Global Forum, amounting to a total of 30,000 dollars.
Thursday 28 September 2017
Arts Council Malta and MCST sign MOU on the Creative Industries, Science and Technology
The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) and Arts Council Malta (ACM) have signed an agreement in the area of the Arts and Science. In particular, the agreement, will encompass attempts to increase participation in culture and the creative industries, increase collaborations between Public Cultural Organisations and encourage interdsiciplinarity between the arts and Science.
Thursday 10 August 2017
Cultural Participation Survey 2016: Increased cultural participation and a growing cultural market in Malta
91% of Maltese adult population participated in a cultural activity according to new statistics on cultural participation in 2016 released by Arts Council Malta
Wednesday 21 June 2017
New initiative to provide digital access to Maltese musical heritage
Arts Council Malta together with Għaqda Każini tal-Banda and the National Archives of Malta are launching an exciting initiative which aims to address and benefit band clubs in Malta and Gozo and provide digital access of Maltese musical heritage to the public.
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Arts Council Malta's Annual Report for 2016 is published
Arts Council Malta’s Annual Report for 2016 is currently available for viewing and download from
Tuesday 4 April 2017
The results for the National Cribs Competition are out!
The National Cribs Competition is organised by Festivals Malta within Arts Council Malta
Wednesday 11 January 2017
Launch of the Cultural Programme of the 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU: rEUnion
Parliamentary Secretary for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds, Dr Ian Borg, launched the official cultural programme of the 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU, themed rEUnion
Tuesday 20 December 2016
ACM awards two prizes for translation to National Book Prize winners
Alex Vella Gera, who won the novel category with Trojan and Trevor Zahra, winner of the short story category with Vespri, will each receive a maximum grant of EUR 5000 for the translation of their award-winning work
Friday 2 December 2016
Arts Council Malta welcomes increased culture budget
Arts Council Malta welcomes the increased investment in the cultural and creative sectors announced in the 2017 National Budget
Friday 18 November 2016
Cinema admissions go up by almost 8% in 2015
2015 saw a 7.8% increase in cinema admissions, when compared to the previous year, according to new statistics released by the NSO
Monday 5 September 2016
Arts Council Malta in New York elected a full member of the EUNIC New York cluster
Arts Council Malta in New York has been recently elected a full member of the EUNIC New York cluster during the EUNIC NY cluster 44th meeting.
Thursday 9 June 2016
Curatorial team for the Malta Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2017 announced
Arts Council Malta has announced that Raphael Vella and Bettina Hutschek will be the two artist-curators for the Malta Pavilion at the Biennale di Venezia to be held between 13th May and 26th November 2017.
Monday 23 May 2016
Arts Council Malta strategy: 53 out of 70 actions in progress
Less than six months since the launch of Arts Council Malta’s five-year strategy for the cultural and creative sectors, 53 out of the 70 listed actions are already being implemented.
Friday 6 May 2016
Live Q & A: Legal issues in the Arts
Join our legal officer on 5 May from noon to 2pm for a live Q & A session focusing on legal issues in the arts
Wednesday 6 April 2016
Launch of Gozo Cultural Support Programme
Gozo’s cultural calendar is set to receive a boost thanks to a new initiative which aims to support the professionalisation and development of four leading artistic organisations.
Tuesday 5 April 2016
Information session for businesses interested in supporting the arts
During Budget 2016, Government announced a new measure to encourage further partnerships between Malta’s business community and the cultural sector.
Friday 18 March 2016
Arts Council Malta supports new evening diploma in Maltese Literature
Arts Council Malta and Banif Bank offer financial support to students who perform well in the course.
Wednesday 9 March 2016
Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU edition of the Malta Showcase launched
Arts Council Malta to be entrusted with the cultural programming of Malta’s EU Presidency
Friday 5 February 2016
Application for bursaries - 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture
The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies and Arts Council Malta are pleased to advise that some assistance will be available to enable delegates from developing countries to attend the 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture being held in Malta from 18 to 21 October 2016.
Tuesday 26 January 2016