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2020 Musicians in Residence

We're inviting applications for the 2020 Musician in Residence Scheme.  Three residencies are available: two for established musicians/groups and one for an emerging musician/group. The primary objective is to provide opportunities for musicians to create and develop new work. Read full details here.  The closing date for applications is Thursday 20 February at 2.00pm

Site visit for interested musicians:  We're hosting a site visit to dlr LexIcon Studio in advance of the submission deadline on Tuesday 4 February 2020 at 6.00pm. Members of the DLR Arts Office and Music Network will be available on the evening to answer any specific questions. To book a place please e-mail dlr Arts Office at arts@dlrcoco.ie with the subject line Musicians site visit.

Utopia/Dystopia - dlr Open Exhibition

The dlr Arts Office Open Exhibition will run from Friday 13th of December to Sunday 26 January 2020. Artworks are selected from artists who have studied in, are living in, working in or originally from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County for the biennial Open Exhibition. The 2019/20 exhibition has been selected by Aoife Ruane, Director of Highlanes Gallery and the theme is Utopia/ Dystopia

More information can be found here.


dlr First Frames 2019/20 Awards

We've just announced the 2019/20 dlr First Frames Short Film Awards.  Chicken Out is a comedy/drama.  Written by Imelda Carroll, it will be directed by Richard Keane and produced by Nadege Dumont. Tacet is a horror-drama written by Riognach Ní Ghroighair, directed by Riognach and produced by Claire McCabe.  

Visual Art Commissions 2020 & 2021

The recipients of the 2020 and 2021 commissions have been announced- read more

Artists in conversation podcasts

You can now listen to recordings from our popular Artists in Conversation series by clicking here.

Exhibiting artists Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch in conversation with Rachael Gilbourne
Exhibiting artists Paul Hallahan and Lee Welch in conversation with Rachael Gilbourne. Image credit: Peter Cavanagh