Category Archives: Community

Waterford City and County Council to host day long festival of events to celebrate Africa Day 2022

Africa Day

  Waterford City and County Council will host Africa Day 2022, which will include the best of African music, dance, crafts, culture, food and much more to celebrate the occasion.   On Saturday, 28th May from 12pm onwards, Waterford City and County Council will host a festival of events to celebrate Africa’s strong rich and […]

WCQ Expressions of Interest

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  Expression of Interest call for creatives to carry out work in Waterford Cultural Quarter. Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ), an initiative of Waterford City and County Council, is currently seeking expressions of interest from the creative community in the South East for two projects. Waterford Cultural Quarter Strategic Plan 2021-2025 has recently been published (www.waterfordculturalquarter.ie). […]

Thinking Outside the Box – Kam Bo

Kam Bo

Thinking Outside the Box – Kam Bo In February 2021, Waterford Cultural Quarter released a call for Expressions of Interest for local Waterford based artists to submit ideas to to transform the Quarter’s metal utility boxes, bins and litter boxes into artistic interventions. We received some fantastic proposals and artists have been appointed to commence […]

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air The Spring is the Air Project is an initiative of Waterford Cultural Quarter and Waterford Council, it’s brief was for artists to design, fabricate and install creative installations that reflect new beginnings, longer days, light, brightness, freshness, new energy in Waterford City Centre and the Cultural Quarter. Spring is in […]

Calling all Creatives – WCQ Expressions of Interest

Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) is currently seeking expressions of interest from the creative community in the South East for two projects.   Project 1. Spring is in the Air – Expression of Interest call for creatives in Waterford City Centre and Waterford Cultural Quarter. Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) invites Waterford creatives […]

Handmade Stained Glass by Core Creations

WCQ Artist Spotlight Enda Moran founder of Core Creations speaks to us on how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted his business and the steps he has taken to create a new offering to ensure Core Creations will continue to create during these tough times for artists, creatives and cultural organistions. He gives us an insight into […]

Katherine Collins Cultural Project Manager

  Katherine Collins   Katherine Collins is a Cultural Project Manager with Waterford City and County Council. She is Waterford Cultural Quarter Project Manager, and in that role has  managed EU projects including Murals for Communities since 2018. Katherine has thoroughly enjoyed working closely with The Walls Project, Street Art Foundation and Kaunas Technological University […]

Murals for Communities

Murals for Communities

Murals for Communities project explores the potential of mural arts as a tool for Community Engagement by creating mural art works with community involvement. The project seeks to expand the careers of mural artists within the European cultural scene. The lead partner is Waterford City & Council / Waterford Walls, Ireland. On Saturday 28th November […]

John Gavin – CreateFest 2020

John Gavin CreateFest

John Gavin – Design Panel – CreateFest 2020 Thursday 5th November @ 4 pm – Book your space here John is the creative director and owner of TrueOutput: based in Waterford city. A multi-faceted designer whose work encompasses strategy, design and technology with projects spanning the design of brand identity, print, product, packaging, environments, digital […]