Tagged with Arts

Arts Council: Cultural Capital Kickstart Fund

Arts Council England has announced a new £55 million  fund for existing ACE capital grant holders who can demonstrate that a capital funding shortfall, due to Covid-19 related increased costs, fundraising under performance and/or an extended completion date  –  will have a detrimental impact on: delivery of the intended benefits outlined in their original application … Continue reading

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery re-invent the traditional role of the artist-in-residence!

While searching for new and innovative ways to support and engage family audiences within a ‘new normal’, Swindon Museum and Art Gallery turned their attentions to the concept of the traditional artist-in-residence… Question….What would happen if you took a role usually carried out in-person by an individual, established artist, and instead asked a whole local … Continue reading

Multi Sensory Art Project

The Multi Sensory Art Project (MSAP) is a collaboration between The Roche Court Educational Trust and Larkrise School, Trowbridge, to provide creative, sensory experiences for children with profound and multiple learning disabilities. The project aims to remove barriers and make contemporary art accessible to those who are least likely to experience it. MSAP engages groups … Continue reading

Wiltshire Creative Connect gets online

Have you seen Wiltshire Creative’s Connects programme? While their venues have been closed, this online programme has developed into a wide range of activities, interviews and performances for all ages as well as support for artists in the region. There are now over 30 films, including a collaboration between violinist Harriet Mackenzie and Ballet D’Avignon, … Continue reading

Frame your view

Scrace Architects in Salisbury have launched their Frame a View competition. During lockdown staring out of our own little boxes has become a favourite pastime and helps us connect the world outside and they feel that that we are all in need of a fresh outlook as we work our way through this crisis. They are … Continue reading

First Young Artist-in-Residence announced at the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Seventeen-year-old New College student James Keel is the inaugural Young Artist-in-Residence at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.  The gallery, on Bath Road in Old Town, has launched a Young Artist-in-Residence programme to promote emerging creative talent in Swindon, and James is the first in the gallery’s 79 year history. The Young Artist-in-Residence programme will celebrate … Continue reading

Pound Arts want to hear your thoughts!

As it has been a challenging time for everyone, the guys at Pound Arts are taking some time to plan for when they can welcome everyone again and return to offering the community to the opportunity to relax with a coffee, attend a workshop or regular activity, take in an exhibition and to enjoy a … Continue reading