Archive for April, 2020

Business to Arts presents the AR Programme@Home Series

April 15th, 2020











Watch live via the Business to Arts Facebook page

Business to Arts have announced a new online weekly series showcasing some of the work of our Artists-in-Residence. The AR Programme@Home Series will commence on Friday April 17th at 1pm via the Business to Arts Facebook page. The series will be live from the homes of our artists.

During the series each week, we will bring you a different artform and go behind the scenes of some of the work our artists complete with their business sponsors and community partners.

The ARProgramme@Home Series schedule:

1. Word Works – Exploring poetry and creative writing with poet Catherine Ann Cullen

Friday April 17th, 1pm

Catherine Ann was the A&L Goodbody Writer-in-Residence from 2016 – 2019, working with St. Joseph’s Co-Ed Primary School, East Wall. She is Poetry Ireland’s inaugural Poet in Residence since 2019. Watch Catherine Ann’s session here.

Repro Free: Wednesday 26th October 2016: Business to Arts and leading corporate law firm, A&L Goodbody have today announced Dublin born author, Catherine Ann Cullen as the 2016 Writer in Residence under the Docklands Arts Fund. Catherine will work with children at St. Joseph’s Co-Ed Primary School in East Wall to develop their creativity and literacy skills. The Writer in Residence role will see Catherine working with pupils at St. Joseph’s, participating in literacy workshops with the children and supporting Business to Arts’ wider civic programme of promoting the Arts collaboratively through businesses and communities. The exciting venture marks the first time that a business in Ireland has engaged a Writer in Residence programme with Business to Arts and Dublin City Council. As part of the partnership, A&L Goodbody will also provide funding for the programme worth €30,000. Picture Jason Clarke

2. Making the Pitch – Finding calm and building confidence through the body with theatre practitioner James Riordan

Friday April 24th, 1pm

James is the LK Shields Artist-in-Residence, working with Access Students in NUI Galway. Watch James’ session here.

James Riordan headshot by Julia Dunin Photography-133

3. Imagining a Melody – Composing with pianist and composer Máire Carroll

Friday May 1st, 1pm

Máire is the BHP Insurances Artist-in-Residence, working with the Mid West Simon Community Family Hub in Limerick city. Watch Máire’s session here.

Headshot by Mark Taylor

4. Taking the Shot – Developing photography skills with Kate Nolan

Friday May 8th, 1pm

Kate is the Walkers Photographer-in-Residence, working with TY students in CBS Westland Row.




If you are a business interested in finding out how more about the AR Programmes, please contact Eileen Hanratty.

We would like to thank A&L Goodbody, BHP Insurances, the Creative Ireland Programme’s National Creativity Fund, LK Shields, the Ludgate Hub, Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre and Walkers Ireland for supporting our AR Programmes.

We would also like to thank CBS Westland Row, the Mid West Simon Community Family Hub, Access Centre, NUI Galway, Skibbereen Community Hospital, Skibbereen Luncheon Club and St. Joseph’s Co-Ed Primary School for participating in our AR programmes.

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