Cut and Cover the Monkstown Mural


The Arts Office, as part of the County Library Service, is responsible for the delivery of the Arts across County Cork.

Our aims are to:

Support development of Arts at a local level

Support emerging and established creative artists in County Cork

Develop new audiences for the Arts

Foster and encourage excellence in the Arts

Advocate for the local Arts sector on a local, national, and international level

Support the Arts through provision of resources, services and communication of funding opportunities.

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Arts News

An exhibition in LHQ Gallery
Arts and Culture
03 Apr 2024

Cork County Council announces a new Emerging Visual Artist Award

Cork County Council Arts Office has announced a new award for emerging visual artists. The Emerging Visual Artist Award 2024 will provide an artist with a financial bursary and the opportunity for a solo exhibition at the Cork County Council LHQ Gallery.  

Arts Public Notices

Arts Events

sculpture depicting a chair, spade and miniature ladder balanced upon each other.
Arts and Culture
28 Mar 2024

‘In My Time’ Exhibition

Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service has announced ‘In My Time’, an exhibition of sculptural works by Denis O’Connor will open at Library Headquarters Gallery on the 28th of March.