Blog : Is Access enough? – Jae

Is access enough? One of the most exciting parts of my internship has been being able to access spaces that I have experienced as an attendee or a participant from the other end. Last month I got the chance to spend 2 days with the marketing team at the Royal Shakespeare Company. I’ve visited the…

Making history real in Coventry

Challenging Conversations

Teaching challenging and difficult subjects to children and young people in Galleries, Museums and Heritage Sites. On behalf of Arts Connect and Heritage Education Leaders Group West Midlands, A Merrie Noyse Music and Heritage Consultants were commissioned to undertake research into Teaching challenging and difficult subjects to children and young people in Galleries, Museums and Heritage…

Arts Connect: Walsall Cultural Education Partnership (WCEP) Commissions

We have two commissions for the Walsall Cultural Education Partnership (WCEP): Commission for a Freelance Arts Programme Manager- £24,000 (2 year programme) for the Walsall Arts for All programme. We are seeking an experienced Arts Programme Manager, or skilled individual (this could also be a secondment from an organisation) or organisation to lead on our…

Event: Challenging Conversations

How to have a conversation about a difficult subject well, a starting point for arts and culture professionals to be bold and provocative in telling unsafe stories. Date: 23 May Time: 10.30am to 1pm Venue: Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham Difficult stories such as physical and sexual abuse, war, poverty, slavery, illness, discrimination and death are…

Arts Connect Job Opportunity: Temporary Artsmark Administrator (P/T)

Arts Connect is seeking an Administrator to support our work with the Artsmark Programme. Duties and responsibilities will include: Processing enquiries, taking and confirming bookings from schools. Maintaining and updating attendance records of participants at events. Liaising with Artsmark Associates and external facilitators to deliver the Development Days and workshops, ensuring they have all the…

Challenging Conversations: What is Home?

A new exhibtion at National Trust property Croome Court by Artist Kashif Nadim Chaudry called, What is Home’, is inspired by a period in Croome’s history 1948 – 1978 when it housed a residential school, St Joseph’s School for Boys. Kashif collected and curated extraordinary testimonies through expertly crafted workshops and conversations, which have resulted…