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Purpose: The Exploring & Thinking Bursary Award will support individual professional artists to develop their artistic practice working with and/or producing work for early childhood arts. 

Open to: Individual professional artists who wish to develop their practice in early childhood arts, artists practicing in all artforms, artists resident in Ireland

Bursary range: €200 - €10,000

The closing date: 5pm, 4 November 2019


Exploring and Thinking is a collaborative framework for early childhood arts in the Dublin region. It came about in 2016 when the four Dublin Local Authorities - Dublin City Council, Fingal County Council, South Dublin County Council and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, partnered for the first time to collectively consider early childhood arts provision in the Dublin region.


Queries can be directed to Orla Scannell, Arts Officer, South Dublin County Council, E:


For full details on how to apply click here