Opportunity: Creative Catalysts for Art of Libraries project, Create Gloucestershire

Create GloucestershireCreate Gloucestershire (CG) is looking to appoint freelance Creative Catalysts for a new and innovative programme launching across Gloucestershire in January 2017 called the Art of Libraries.

This national flagship project, funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and Arts Council England is led by CG in partnership with Gloucestershire’s Libraries and Information, Barnwood Trust and RIO, the Arts Council’s South West Bridge Organisation, and will be delivered over three years. The projects aims to focus its work with babies, children and young people up to 25 years and their parents/carers.

Art of Libraries is a prototype project to test a new recipe for cultural education in six “early adopter” libraries. Storytelling and reading will be at the core of this new cultural offer, which will be firmly rooted in each community. Artists, cultural organisations, library staff, schools and community activists, working together in new ways, will lead and deliver this innovative programme.

Terms: fixed term contracts. More details in document below:

Art of Libraries – creative catalyst job description and person specification

Applications via email to: Louise Bardgett, Art of Libraries’ Project Manager, louise@creategloucestershire.co.uk

Deadline for application: Monday 26 September 2016 at 9.00am

Interviews: Wednesday 5 October 2016 at Dursley Library



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