OPPORTUNITIES: Beyond Borders 2021 Region Wide Participation Call-Out

DanceXchange (dx), the West Midlands Dance Development Leaders Group (DDLG) and Arts Connect, are looking for inspiring individuals for a number of new roles as part of Beyond Borders 2021, an exciting region-wide youth participation project. Beyond Borders will bring together dance artists, aspiring dance leaders, young people, and digital artists to work together to…

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EVENTS: Decolonising the Drama Curriculum

A virtual meeting for arts and cultural organisations and secondary drama teachers. Date: 23 February Time: 4.15 – 5.45pm Platform: Zoom Cost: Free Provocations, discussion and action planning chaired by Hugh Blackwood, Head Drama Ark Victoria Academy. A provocation to promote thinking from Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway, Changemaker, Theatre Director, Author, Black Play Specialist, Producer, Audience Development Consultant and Lecturer.…

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EVENTS: Moonbeams Social Meet

‘The One Hundred Languages of Children’ – what does the poem by Loris Malaguzzi mean for the arts, creativity and early education? Date: 12 February Time: 1.30-3.00pm Platform: Zoom Cost: Free Loris Malaguzzi wrote the poem, The One Hundred Languages of Children representing the pedagogy, principles and values of the Reggio Emilia Approach which has inspired…

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BLOG: Creativity Exchange: A New Online Community to Encourage Teaching for Creativity

A new online community to encourage teaching for creativity This February Arts Council England (ACE) have launched Creativity Exchange, a new online community to encourage teaching for creativity across the curriculum. Designed for school leaders, teachers and cultural organisations who work with schools. This platform will be a place for creative inspiration and to share…

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BLOG: British Art Show 9 Collaboration and unity

“An important aspect of the British Art Show 9 learning programme is ensuring that young people and aspiring artists from across the West Midlands have the opportunity to experience such an important cultural event and explore their own creativity and expression in relation to the exhibition. Our aim is that the BAS 9 learning programme…

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NEWS: Arts Connect Creative Digital Leadership Programme

Arts Connect’s unique and entirely free digital programme has been designed to support arts and cultural organisations and individual artists to develop a leadership role in their digital practice as creators, instigators and deliverers of new digital practices, models, products and ideas. Harnessing their insights, ideas and contacts from across the digital sector the programme…

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