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Project Arts Centre (image Ros Kavanagh)

Project Arts Centre is seeking to appoint two people to our Board of Directors to work alongside the leadership team to help shape the future of the organisation.

Founded in 1966, Project Arts Centre is Ireland’s leading centre for the presentation and development of contemporary art, dedicated to protecting the independent sector and nurturing the next generation of Irish artists across all forms of the performing and visual arts. Project Arts Centre works with artists across all art forms to make and present extraordinary work that inspires and provokes audiences, demonstrating the profound and positive impact the arts can have on society.

Our flagship blue building in the centre of Dublin consists of two performances spaces and a gallery. A multi-disciplinary arts centre we programme work across all art forms from visual art, theatre, dance and music to live art events, talks and discussions. We also work with many major festivals including Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival and Dublin Dance Festival.

As a venue, the centre presents over 500 events per year to an audience of over 70,000 people. As a producing hub and resource for artists, in 2016 alone, PAC managed €1.3million in projects across 27 productions, employing 364 people, touring to 22 venues in Ireland & abroad, to an audience of 22,727.

For further information on Project Arts Centre please click here.

As we embark on a new strategic vision and begin to plan for the future of the organisation, Project is looking for 2 exceptional individuals to join our Board of Directors. Project is seeking applicants for the following two positions to be filled on our Board of Directors:

Expertise in Planning/Architecture
• Expertise in National/International Cultural Policy & Strategy

Board Members of Project Arts Centre serve a 3-year term, renewable to a maximum of 8 years.

Project Arts Centre is a registered charity and this is a voluntary, unpaid position.

For further information on the current make-up of Project Arts Centre’s Board of Directors please click here.

The Board of Directors meets officially five times per year plus the AGM. There are sub-committees, meetings of the Company’s Membership and Board members are expected to contribute to the ongoing development of the organisation and attend additional events where possible.

To apply we ask applicants to submit a comprehensive CV or biography (a statement outlining your roles, responsibilities and achievements in the organisations in which you currently and previously worked). Please include details of any service as a Board Director, Trustee or any other voluntary/community work.

Project Arts Centre is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from people based outside the Republic of Ireland.

For a confidential conversation please contact Project’s Artistic Director, Cian O’Brien by emailing board@projectartscentre.ie

Closing date 12pm Monday 3 July#

Join the Board of Directors of Project Arts Centre