News & Opportunities

South East Venue Network Artist Bursary

SEVN Artist Bursary - Call for Applications

The South East Venue Network (SEVN) is seeking applications for a new South East Venue Network Artist Bursary Award funded by Arts Council Ireland.

Youth Film Project

​​Mermaid is preparing to hold fun, creative, introductory filmmaking workshops in Presentation College, Bray and to St. Mary’s College, Arklow in May and October

Colm Keegan

The Mermaid Sequence

Artist Colm Keegan presents The Mermaid Sequence, kindly supported by Wicklow County Arts Office

Associate Artists Scheme

TRANSFORM - Call for Applications

We are currently seeking applications from artists for TRANSFORM - an associate artists scheme that will see us employ four professional artists on a part time basis for one year.

Theatre Artists in Residence

Anu Productions

Mermaid is delighted to have Anu Productions in residence in Mermaid in 2021

Theatre Artist in Residence

Molly O'Cathain Residency

Mermaid is delighted to have Set and Costume Designer Molly O'Cathain in residence for Spring.

Oil Painting Tutorial by Artist Jade Butler

​We're delighted to share an oil painting tutorial by artist Jade Butler.

Online Cinema Screening

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Thanks to our screening partner access>CINEMA and Modern Films we are delighted to be able to bring you Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project digitally.

A Message From Mermaid

While our doors remain closed, or infrequently open to small numbers, we wanted to reach out to let you know that we’re still thinking about you. In order to do this and to support Wicklow artists we commissioned artworks by Liing Heaney, Joanna Kidney, Michael Geddis, Brigid O'Brien and Alan Clarke.

Jody O'Neill Commission

Mermaid Arts Centre will commission a new full length play from Bray-based playwright Jody O’Neill in 2021, with support from Rough Magic and the Abbey Theatre and made possible with generous support from the Arts Council.

Yarn Storytelling Festival Bray 2020

East Coast FM Radio Interview with Aoife Demel from Mermaid Arts Centre

Livestreamed Event

Artist's Talk: Enough is Never Enough

Listen back on our live streamed event with artists Melissa O'Faherty, Emma Roche, Joanne Boyle, Chanelle Walshe and Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh.