Ministerial Arts Advisory Forum for Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure, NI Assembly

Activity: Consultancy typesContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups


The Forum (MAAF) was an invited group of arts professionals and other representatives formed by then Minister for Culture Arts & Leisure, Caral Ni Chuilin MLA. The Forum was tasked with contributing to the development of a departmental arts and cultural strategy for Northern Ireland. Due to changes in departmental approach and delays in ministerial response, this process was left incomplete at the time the department was subsumed into the new Department for Communities. The Forum members chose to issue a response with indicators of future strategic action.
PeriodJan 2015Jan 2016
Work forDepartment of Culture, Arts and Leisure, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • arts / cultural policy
  • northern ireland
  • policymaking