Arts Council Funded Projects

Photo by Steve Babb

The Isle of Man Arts Council has provided funding for many projects over the years from workshops at galleries to numerous festivals. Here are just a few that we have supported since 2015:

• Big Wheel Blues Festival
• Centenary Centre, Peel
• The Creative Network
• IOM Film Festival
• Deep South Festival
• Mananan Festival
• IOM Guitarfest
• International Black & White Association
• Lionel Tertis Viola Festival
• Easter Festival of Plays
• Manx LitFest
• Manx Music Festival
• Sayle Gallery
• Yn Chruinnaght (Celtfest)

Major Grants
• The Isle Gallery, workshops
• Culture Vannin, Lorient Festival
• Friends of Curraghs Wildlife Park, sculpture of The Giant Elk
• The Manx Bard
• Manx Gateway Drama Group
• Gravity Percussion tour of Island Schools
• Rushen Heritage Trust, exhibition
• The Sayle Gallery
• Soundcheck, equipment
• The Stroke Association, workshops
• TNT Theatre, subsidy for schools' performance

The Council has also provided 15 bursaries for artists to continue with their education in their chosen field and subsidy to allow amateur groups to perform in The Gaiety Theatre. If you would like to find out more about these projects or others that we have funded, please feel free to contact us using the details provided on our Contact page.

Information about the funding awarded to individuals and organisations in our 2016 funding meetings can be found below:

A sponsored body of
The Department of Education, Sport and Culture
Rheynn Ynsee
Isle of Man Government
Reiltys Ellan Vannin
Isle of man Government