National Conference on Arts and Creativity in Early Years
We are delighted to announce the most recent recipients of Arts Award funding in the West Midlands. Ledbury Poetry Festival £500 ‘Discover in a Day’ as part of the Poetry Out Loud festival for schools The New Art Gallery Walsall £500 In partnership with Park Hall Junior Academy, a ‘Discover in a Day’ where pupils…
One million children across England have benefitted from access to arts and culture through Artsmark
Since re-launching in October 2015, Artsmark has now reached one million pupils through over 2,500 schools across England. This includes 75,000 children from 200 schools in the West Midlands. Artsmark is the Arts Council’s flagship award for schools. Re-launched in 2015 with a simplified structure, Artsmark champions arts and culture in a growing network of…
Under Arts Council England’s 10 Year Strategy, ‘Great Art for Everyone’, its fifth goal is that ‘all children and young people have the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts, museums and libraries’.
Guest Blogpost – How Coventry’s Positive Youth Foundation has forged a special relationship with the Royal Shakespeare Company
The Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) is a Coventry-based organisation that supports vulnerable young people and communities across the region.
Our joint bid with the RSA and further partners has been awarded a grant from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’ s £1M Teacher Development Fund.
Supported by Arts Connect, Archives West Midlands has announced Strong Rooms: a unique, exciting and original fusion of archives and arts.
Arts Connect has today launched a Development Programme for Early Career Practitioners whose practice involves working with children and young people.
A film commissioned by West Midlands-based organisation Arts Connect has been nominated for a Royal Television Society Award (Central).