Open Circle Community Arts works in partnership with local and national agencies to foster sustainable community development, with the arts playing a dynamic role in addressing the needs of women in Kilkenny culturally and socially.
Local partners include: Kilkenny County Council, Arts Office & Kilkenny/ Carlow ETB
Past and present local & national funders, partners & collaborators include The Arts Council of Ireland, Healthy Ireland / Healthy Kilkenny, Creative Ireland, Blackstack Fine Art Print Studio, National Design & Craft Gallery, the Butler Gallery, St Luke’s Hospital, VISUAL Carlow, KCAT Arts Centre, Woodstock Gardens, Rothe House, Amber Women’s Refuge, Newpark Family Resource Centre, and Danesforth Community centre
Open Circle Community Arts was founded in 2013. It is maintained and supported by Kilkenny County Council Arts Office and managed by a board of directors. Judges acknowledged: