The National Campaign for the Arts is a volunteer-led, grassroots movement that makes the case for the arts in Ireland. We work to ensure that the arts are on national and local government agendas and are recognised as a vital part of contemporary Irish life.

What We Do

The National Campaign for the Arts makes the case for the Arts in Ireland


How To Help

Together we can ensure a better future for Irish artists and their work



We are still at this stage. Why is every tiny advancement such a struggle for our sector? Why when it all crashes again will we be first to be dispensed with? How do we cut through the nonsense that insists artists have no right to make art and be paid for it?

@Campaign4Arts​ has called on the government to publish a detailed roadmap for arts funding.

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We can’t keep letting our Artists do the heavy lifting on Ireland’s reputation, global reach, attracting tourists and not support them to make their art @Campaign4Arts are calling for increases to the @artscouncil_ie and @culture_ireland who can get support straight to artists.

Stark statistics on the reality of artist pay informing the pre-budget submission on arts expenditure in Ireland @Campaign4Arts

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