Minister for the National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government José Herrera announced that Arts Council Malta has launched a new Arts Education Scheme as part of a €6 million direct investment in the local cultural and creative sectors.
Minister for National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government José Herrera launched the process through which Arts Council Malta will be designing its upcoming strategy. During this phase of the process, the public and all interested stakeholders are invited to participate in a public consultation process which seeks to build on the current strategy whilst engaging with new ideas and suggestions for the formation of the new strategy aimed at lasting until 2025
Minister for the National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government José Herrera announced that Arts Council Malta has launched a special support scheme as part of a €6 million direct investment in the local cultural and creative sectors.
8 projects have been selected by Arts Council Malta to benefit from the Malta Arts Fund – Project Support Grant (2nd Call 2020). The beneficiaries were announced during a press conference held at Spazju Kreattiv. A total of 8 projects were selected out of 36 applications. In total, the projects received €90,000.
As part of Arts Council Malta’s strategy in providing support for organisations, regular festivals, programmes and events in planning ahead, through sustainable models of management, primarily addressing cultural professionals and communities, in 2016, following a competitive call for proposals, 11 organisations and festivals active in the cultural and creative sectors were selected to become Arts Council Malta’s strategic partners during the years between 2017 and 2019.
The President’s Award for Creativity provides recognition and support at the highest level of the State to organisations, especially those working with vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, to engage these groups in creativity and arts-driven projects and thereby increase their level of integration and engagement in society.
The KREATTIV funding programme is part of Arts Council’s Malta’s commitment to engage educators and creative practitioners in dialogue and collaboration, with the aim to encourage students and educators towards further engagement within the creative sector.
Arts Council Malta within the Ministry for National Heritage, Arts and Local Government recognise that COVID-19 is having a significant impact on creative and cultural practitioners, groups, organisations, the audiences and society at large.
Eight projects are benefiting under Il-Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività 2019 edition. The initiative provides recognition and support at the highest level of the State to organisations, especially those working with groups from socially or economically deprived environments, to engage the groups in creativity and arts-driven projects and thereby increase their level of integration and engagement in society. The Award is managed by the Office of the President and Arts Council Malta.
The changes made have kept you as applicants at heart and will make it easier and clearer for professionals and students to be judged fairly as it will create a more equal level playing field for applicants.
The Ministry of Justice, Culture and Local Government, through Arts Council Malta and in collaboration with the Malta Band Clubs Association, has launched a new fund for the purchase of musical instruments by Maltese musical societies.
On Saturday 17th August, the curtain will be raised on the Cittadella Arts Festival in Gozo. The festival, which runs until the 13th September, is being organized by DCapitals Big Band in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo, the Malta Arts Council (Gozo Cultural Support Programme), the Malta Tourism Authority and Heritage Malta.
Arts Council Malta within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government and Aġenzija
Żgħażagħ within the Parliamentary Secretariat For Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organisations are
pleased to announce the 2019 launch of their collaborative programmes: Artivisti and Young Artist
Arts Council Malta would like to encourage organisations, especially those working with vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, to submit their project bid for the Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività ahead of tomorrow’s deadline for the submission of applications.
Eight young artists will benefit from the new Young Talent Fund, a programme which supports the participation of young artists and performers in international platforms such as festivals, competitions, exhibitions and/or performances.
A fund focusing on strengthening the work done by band clubs which often serve as vital cultural centres of activity and also play an important role in the lives of their local communities has just been launched for the second year running
Children whose families have been stricken by serious illness, survivors of domestic violence and persons receiving treatment at Mt Carmel Hospital will be among the beneficiaries of the 2017 edition of Il-Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività
The Roberto Cimetta Fund and the Valletta 2018 Foundation, responsible for the implementation of Valletta’s title of European Capital of Culture 2018 have been collaborating since 2015 to improve and increase mobility of artists in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
As part of the Government's strategy to aid and foster the local film industry and as part of Malta’s internationalisation strategy for the cultural and creative sectors, the Malta Film Commission (MFC) together with Arts Council Malta (ACM) is launching a match funding grant programme for Film Distribution. This funding programme will be administered by the Malta Film Commission.
An artistic project involving a group of survivors of domestic violence and their children. Young and elderly people collaborating through a photographic project. A project involving teenagers from the Grand Harbour area who tell their stories through film
Artists looking to create an ambitious artistic project with an international partner over the next three years will also get the opportunity to feature in the Valletta 2018 programme after a new fund was launched yesterday.
The Malta Digital Games Fund (MDGF) - which aims to encourage the creation of digital games by small companies and groups of individuals based in Malta – has been relaunched in a new programme by Arts Council Malta.
Arts Council Malta will be launching the Malta Digital Games Fund, and an information session will take place on Monday 13th June at 18:30 at the TAKEOFF Business Incubator, Dar Guzeppi Zahra, University of Malta.
Arts Council Malta, in collaboration with The Parliament Secretary for Local Government and Valletta 2018 Foundation, will be organising information sessions for the five regions of the Maltese Islands about the portfolio of funds administered by Arts Council Malta.