CIACLA promotes Contemporary Irish Culture through a multidisciplinary program, coinciding with local and international cultural partnerships. CIACLA has partnered with leading organisations, collectives, artists, creatives, filmmakers, performers working across disciplines.

Programme Partners

MART Gallery & Studios Dublin provides creative art studios and promotes

contemporary art through an engaging curatorial programme to local

and international audiences.

Irish Theatre Institute (ITI), is a resource organisation who nurtures, promotes and drives the ambition of Irish theatre makers and Irish theatre.

Literature Ireland brings the finest of Irish literature in the best possible literary translations to readers around the world.


Dance Ireland aims to enable the development of dance as an art-form, a professional practice and an activity of interest.

Exhibition & Retail Space

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland is the national agency for the commercial development of Irish designers and makers,

Screen Ireland aims to support and promote Irish film, television and animation through fostering Irish artistic vision and our diverse creative and production talent, growing audiences, and attracting filmmakers and investment into the country.

Tramp Press is a publishing company founded by Lisa Coen and Sarah Davis-Goff in 2014 with the aim of publishing exceptional work exceptionally well. In 2019 they welcomed Laura Waddell to the team as UK Publishing Director. 

Film Screenings & Panel Discussion

Irish Screen America supports & guides Irish media-makers by showcasing their work and fostering partnerships in the two largest cities for the entertainment industry in the United States.

Poetry International based on the campus of San Diego State University, is one of the oldest and most respected literary journals in the world specifically dedicated to poetry and poetics from around the globe.

Local Partners

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The Ireland Funds is a global network of successful business leaders, influencers and philanthropists that support worthy causes in Ireland and in Irish communities across the world.

Comhaltas LA / Ceol na nAingeal, “Music of Angels,” is the Los Angeles chapter of the international organization Comhaltas Ceolóirí Éireann, a group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish traditional music.

McNulty School of Irish Dance has grown into one of the most active schools in Los Angeles. With an impressive performance schedule, rigorous competitive track, and culture camps promoting Irish language, music, sports, arts, and history.

Conradh na Gaeilge is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Gaelic (Irish, Scottish, & Manx) languages and cultures. We are a branch of Conradh na Gaeilge (The Gaelic League) which was founded in Ireland in 1893 and was a major force in the language and literary revival of Irish language and culture in Ireland.

Irelandweek returns 1st-9th November 2019 for its 3rd installment, presenting events across LA including IRELANDCON – The Ireland Conference, celebrating creativity and innovation across, Tech, Trade, Culture, Arts and Entertainment.

The Irish Outreach Center was established in 1999, we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves the Irish community in San Diego and throughout Southern California. We work with many local entities to insure the Irish are welcomed, supported in the community, and their interests and rich cultural heritage are promoted within the region.

Stella Adler Academy of Acting & Theatre is a world renowned acting school located in the heart of Hollywood, California. Driven by the belief that growth as an actor and growth as a person are the same, our Academy & Theatre provides the tools, training, and discipline to nurture and support actors.