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Creativity improves wellbeing
Last week the Guardian reported on the Hospital Rooms project - where artists donate or work on pieces for a ward, as well as hosting workshops for patients to produce their own art. The article focused on Springfield University Hospital in Tooting, south London, where residents were encouraged to create their ... Posted on 23 February 2017
New publication sets out the value of arts education
New report: The Arts empower children and improve life chances. The Cultural Learning Alliance has just published ImagineNation: the value of cultural learning. This new publication builds on their original ImagineNation: the case for cultural learning, published in 2011, and sets out how studying arts and culture changes and shapes ... Posted on 26 January 2017
Freelance opportunity with engage: ARMA Coordinator
Freelance ARMA Coordinator Freelance fee: £6,300 Hours: c.31.5 days work Duration: March 2017 - November 2018 engage, the lead advocacy and training network for gallery education, wishes to appoint a Coordinator for the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award 2018 supported by the Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust (MRCT). For details of the ... Posted on 10 February 2017
Former engage journal Editor wins literary prize
Senior Lecturer and fomer engage journal Editor Karen Raney, of the School of Arts and Digital Industries at Goldsmiths has been awarded the 2017 Pat Kavanagh Prize for her novel-in-progress All the Water in the World. The prestigious prize is awarded annually to a graduate of the MA in Creative ... Posted on 17 February 2017
Call for proposals: engage 40
Call for proposals – engage Journal 40: Civic role, public space Proposals are invited for engage 40. The deadline for proposals is 10am, Friday 24 March 2017. It is timely that in 2016 the Gulbenkian Foundation launched an enquiry into the civic role of the arts, ‘to increase awareness of ... Posted on 24 February 2017