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What’s Happening on June 15th?

This Is Art! Exhibition

Join us on June 15th as we celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg with a special exhibition in Dublin: Ireland’s Littlest Gallery. This unique showcase will feature some of the amazing entries from This is Art! competition, giving you a glimpse of the incredible talent and creativity of young artists of all abilities across Ireland.

Amuigh 24 will also be showcasing a mini art exhibition from This is Art! entrants in Baile Na hAbhann in Co. Galway, on the 15th June which will give you a flavour of the talented young artists in Ireland.

Competition: This Is Art! 2024

Get ready for another amazing year of creativity with Creative Ireland and RTÉ’s exciting art competition for young people – This Is Art! This all-island competition which promotes artistic practice among young people, aged 18 and under, and encourages and supports creativity, will be back this Autumn.

We are thrilled to announce that the theme for this year’s competition will be revealed during Cruinniú na nÓg on June 15th. Although you won’t be able to submit your entries until our website is ready in the autumn, you’ll be able to register your interest for more information by logging onto (this will go live on 15th June 2024).

You have all summer to ‘Dare to Create’ and bring your artistic creations to life.

This Is Art! accepts submissions in a wide range of art forms, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and digital art. You can submit as an individual or in groups. The submissions are judged by a panel of experts, and winners receive prizes and have their work exhibited.

There will be at least 5 categories: 

● Age 7 and under 

● Age 8 – 11 

● Age 12 – 15 

● Age 16 – 18 

● Group category 

And maybe more… 

When our website is up and running, all you’ll have to do to enter is:

CREATE a piece of original visual art. 

SNAP or Scan a digital version of it. 

UPLOAD your entry along with a short artist statement to

Check out last year’s winners here.

TV series: This is Art Club!

This Is Art Club! 3 will be back on your screens this Autumn and is on a mission to inspire young audiences with another action-packed eight-part series featuring exciting art and young artists from all across the landGet some inspiration for your competition entry by watching the previous series here:This Is Art Club! – RTÉ Player (

Stay Tuned for More Information

We’ll share more details about the 2024 competition later this summer on our official website, In the spirit of the Government of Ireland’s Shared Island initiative, This Is Art! will be open on an all-island basis. Get ready to unleash your creativity and be part of something amazing!



15 Jun 2024


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