CALL OUT TO: Black Country Secondary & SEND Schools – Apply to Become a British Art Show 9 Partner School

Bringing contemporary art into schools enables teachers to promote curiosity, encourage dialogue, and initiate debate about the world and the issues that affect our lives. As part of the British Art Show 9 Learning Programme Arts Connect and the University of Wolverhampton are looking to partner with up to 10 secondary and SEND schools from…

EVENTS: Arts & Cultural Opportunities for Teachers in the West Midlands Focusing on the British Art Show9

Date: 6 October 2020 Time: 4.15 – 5.30pm Where: Zoom Suitable for: Creative and performing arts teachers and leaders from primary, secondary, EYFS, SEND, alternative provision, FE and HE settings. Also open to arts and cultural organisations. Our free online session will introduce a wide range arts and cultural events, training, learning opportunities and partnerships…

EVENTS: Developing the role of the Primary Arts Coordinator

Birmingham Education Partnership and Arts Connect are delivering an online workshop for Primary Teachers, which explores the role of the Primary Arts Coordinator and how it can strengthen Arts Provision, whilst also supporting school improvement. Date: Thursday 8th October 2020 Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm For: Primary Arts Coordinators/Teachers Cost: £10 The workshop will include: how…

News: Thrive Bursary 2020 Recipients

Over the summer we re-purposed our funding in order to invest in the cultural sector to help support them to innovate in their practice and in particular their digital work with children and young people aged 0-25yrs. Thirteen bursaries were gifted to individual artists and smaller arts and cultural organisations to use over the next…

EVENTS: #DANCECONNECT20 TAKEOVER

Join DanceXchange in partnership with Arts Connect for an afternoon of exciting digital content from #DanceConnect20 participants and artists. When: Sat 5th September 2020, 1:00pm Where: Online Ticket Info: FREE, booking required for classes Duration: 300 Minutes Suitable For: Suitable for all, classes for 16+ We are very excited to announce the celebrative culmination of our…

Commission: Arts Ambassador Schools’ Network – Textile Artists Wanted

Arts Ambassador Schools’ Network Commission – £8,900 Me, the Artist and Maker. CALL FOR ARTISTS/ARTS ORGANISATIONS with Textiles specialism, including aspects of Printing. Deadline for applications: 1 October 2020 (no later than 12.00 noon) Project Brief: To develop skills for children and teachers in textiles, and aspects of printing, linked to environmental issues using recycled…