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

The National Campaign for the Arts needs to hear from you!


It is vital for the NCFA to gather feedback about issues that are affecting artists, arts organisations and arts workers.
Your input will help to strengthen our campaign in conversations with government, opposition parties and funding bodies, and will help to inform our pre budget submission.




.@MariaFlemingDub Chair of @Campaign4Arts & CEO @firstfortnight will lead a panel discussion at Tuesday's #CreativeCareersSummit


One of many absorbing discussions planned

Got your ticket yet? Register now:

A busy week for NCFA with the Status of the Artist conference on Monday and then on to Sligo for @PAFIreland performing arts forum. The big takeaway is that the arts sector is unstoppable when we work together 🙌Our survey has closed but you can still submit ideas to


That’s a wrap! Thank you to all those who made the #SligoGathering so incredible!

Goodbye Sligo, from a happy and slightly delirious Performing Arts Forum team!


Busy day2 at @PAFIreland #SligoGathering with: 

📌 @MariaFlemingDub @Campaign4Arts

📌Fadi Zmorrod #DoulabforCircusandDance - with Apartheid Free Arts
📌Orlaith Ní Chearra with Young Curators, 

📌 @TYAIreland
📌 @GreenArtsIE

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