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About Us

The Arts Office provides support for the professional, voluntary, community and amateur arts sectors in Westmeath and provides information and advice to the community on Arts related issues.

The Arts Office provides support for the professional, voluntary, community and amateur arts sectors in Westmeath and provides information and advice to the community on Arts related issues.

Since the development of the Arts Office in Westmeath in 2001, the County Council has expanded its support for and contribution to the arts in County Westmeath. The County Arts Office aims to promote access, appreciation, awareness and enjoyment of the arts for all citizens of County Westmeath and also aims to stimulate interest in and promote the knowledge and appreciation of the Arts throughout the County.

Services Offered

  • Information & Advice on Arts related Issues
  • Arts Programming/ Promotion of the Arts though the Midlands Arts & Culture Magazine
  • Grant aid funding for artists & community groups
  • Management of the Christy Kiernan Art Collection (28,633kB)  
  • Policy Making and Planning
  • Partnerships in arts related initiatives
  • Networking opportunities for Artist and Arts Groups
  • Implementation of the Per cent for Art Scheme..

Contact Details

Miriam Mulrennan,
Arts Officer,
Westmeath County Council,
Áras an Chontae,
Mullingar,
Co Westmeath.


Telephone: 044-9332260
Email: arts@westmeathcoco.ie