Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has confirmed that four flagship arts organisations have been offered additional funding support totalling almost £620,000. Money has been awarded to The Lyric Theatre, the MAC, Crescent Arts Centre and the Ulster Orchestra to help them prepare and plan for reopening, following closures as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The funding, which will be administered by the Arts Council, is part of a range of measures supported by Covid emergency funding from the Department for Communities to support the arts, culture, heritage and language sectors, which have been severely impacted by the pandemic.
- The Lyric will receive £174,804
- The MAC will receive £157,520
- Crescent Arts Centre will receive £25,590
- Ulster Orchestra will receive £261,850
See more information here: artscouncil-ni.org/news/flagship-arts-organisations-set-to-receive-Funding-Lifeline