Category Archives: Community

The Culture Makers

The Culture Makers

The Culture Makers The “Culture Makers” exhibition, grant-aided through Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call presents in 3 large paintings and one augmented reality sculpture, black Irish – African women as cultural protagonists and stakeholders within the new Waterford Cultural Quarter. The project aims to build on the positive momentum  provided by Africa Day in Waterford Cultural […]

T.V. Honan

T.V. Honan – Director of Spraoi International Street Arts Festival  T.V. has worked professionally in the arts since 1989 and is one of the founding members of Spraoi. He has served as a member of the Arts Council, the Cultural Relations Committee at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Waterford City Development Board. He played […]

Eilís Lavelle

Eilís Lavelle   Eilís Lavelle is a co-director of Workhouse Union working with artists, designers, architects, and crafts-people to develop projects examining housing, civic infrastructure, and the commons, engaging people with the spaces and places we live. Eilís was the curator of Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre from 2005- 2013, curating over 80 exhibitions, project, and […]

WCQ Spotlight – Enda Moran

Our February Spotlight feature focuses on local artist and founder of “Core Creations” Enda Moran. In January, Enda ran a project called Snippets through Waterford Cultural Quarter’s Open Call initiative. What is your background? My work in the community as a teacher and facilitator is closely interwoven with my experience as a solo and collaborative performer. Through […]

Snippets Project – Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call

  Snippets” is a project brought to us by Core Creations. Waterford Cultural Quarter is delighted to fund this initiative. This project invites community engagement and collaboration to create multidisciplinary artworks that the entire community can be part of and enjoy. ‘Snippets’ is a collection of stories and histories of its inhabitants, collected over a […]

WCQ January 19 Newsletter

Have you signed up for our WCQ newsletter yet? Here’s our January 19 edition.   WCQ Newsletter January 19 Welcome to the Waterford Cultural Quarter January Newsletter. This month our Spotlight feature focuses on Síle Penkert, Executive Director of Garter Lane Arts Centre on O’Connell Street in the heart of the Cultural Quarter. We have an updates […]

Core Creations presents Snippets

Snippets

        “Snippets” is a project brought to us by Core Creations. Waterford Cultural Quarter is delighted to fund this initiative. This project invites community engagement and collaboration to create multidisciplinary artworks that the entire community can be part of and enjoy. ‘Snippets’ is a collection of stories and histories of its inhabitants, […]

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford Waterford City and County Council welcomed  twenty-four members of the Creative Spirits network to the Cultural Quarter in the O’Connell Street area of the city for an Case Study Meeting on November 6th and 7th. Creative Spirits is a European Union funded URBACT network of nine EU cities, including […]

Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call

    Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call Pilot Scheme A pilot Open Call scheme for creative / artistic works that reflect the vision and guiding principles of the WCQ  Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ) www.waterfordculturalquarter.ie is an urban regeneration project currently being managed by Waterford City & County Council and is led by a steering group […]

September Spotlight

                    WCQ September Spotlight Ed Cahill owner of Tully’s Bar O’Connell Street Waterford and member of Waterford Cultural Quarter Steering Group What is your background and what value do you see in having a business in the WCQ?   I’ve worn a few different hats in my time. I’ve […]