Sarah Glennie appointed to Arts Council expert advisory group.

NCAD Director, Sarah Glennie, has been appointed to an expert advisory group convened by the Arts Council to help address the effects of the COVID19 crisis on the arts sector.

The Board of the Arts Council has established a short-term Advisory Group to identify ways to deal with the Covid-19 Crisis.

The Council has brought together a number of leading expert voices from the arts and other sectors including public health, economics and media. Members of the advisory group include filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson; theatre and opera producer Anne Clarke; chairperson of the National Campaign for the Arts, Angela Dorgan; Director of NCAD, Sarah Glennie; musician Martin Hayes; Director of the Arts Council, Maureen Kennelly; journalist Fintan O’Toole; and public health specialist Dr. Gabriel Scally.

The group's discussions will inform a report on measures and government supports needed to help the sector survive the crisis.

Read more about the group's work here:

See the NCAD COVID-19 micro-site, a support site for NCAD students and staff during campus closure.