Arts Council, Festival Makers Conference

In 2020, the Arts Council took a momentous step by organizing the first-ever nationwide assembly of festival makers and festival stakeholders in Ireland. (Change Makers)

The second edition of this conference was entitled; ‘The Changing Landscape of Festival’
evolution: adaptation: celebration
The Arts Council in partnership with Drama and Theatre Studies at the University of Galway and Creative Europe Desk Ireland presented the Festival Makers Conference on Thursday 11 th and Friday 12 th May 2023 in Galway City. The two-day conference provided opportunities for festival makers, festival stakeholders, and artists making work in a festival context to exchange ideas, share, map sector developments and discuss practices relevant to festivals in Ireland.
Milestone worked closely with The Arts Council to produce the 2-day event.