UCC Creative is an initiative to develop and advocate for creative practice at UCC in lively collaboration with local, national and international communities, festivals and creative / cultural industries.

UCC Creative Events include public art commissions, workshops, showcases and residencies. 

UCC Creative Captial Build is part of UCC’s Strategic Plan and enacts the centrality of creativity as a core value of the university. This building is planned as a beacon for Artistic Practice, Research and Transdisciplinarity within Ireland and internationally.

UCC hosts six artist residencies, a classical quartet foundation and a public concert series. This dynamic outward facing engagement with artists across multiple disciplines involves collaboration with the Arts Council as well as local / national arts organisations / public bodies.

UCC is also home to the dynamic Glucksman Gallery, the Jennings Gallery in the College of Medicine and Health and the Granary Theatre.

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UCC’s Artists in Residence

Arts Council LogoUCC Arts Council Residencies

  • Writer in Residence, School of English & Digital Humanities 
  • Film Artist in Residence, Film & Screen Media / School of Film, Music & Theatre
  • Traditional Artist in Residence, Music / School of Film, Music & Theatre

Other UCC Artist Residencies

  • UCC - Cork Opera House Theatre Artist in Residence 
    Theatre / School of Film, Music & Theatre
    Co-funded by Cork Opera House / College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS)
  • Frank O’Connor International Fellowship in the Short Story
    School of English & Digital Humanities            
    Co-hosted with Munster Literature Centre / funded by Cork City Council
  • John Montague International Fellowship in Poetry 
    School of English & Digiital Humanities
    Co-hosted with Munster Literature Centre / Co-funded by School of English & Digital Humanities, CACSSS & Boole Library Information Services Strategic Research Fund

UPCOMING EVENTS

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