Tagged with galleries

Funding: Clore Duffield Foundation Main Grants Programme

Funding: Clore Duffield Foundation Main Grants Programme

Grants are available to registered charities in support of the cultural sector in the UK. The Foundation is a grant-making charity which concentrates its support on cultural learning, creating learning spaces within arts and heritage organisations, leadership training for the cultural and social sectors, social care, and enhancing Jewish life. Grants range from below £10,000 … Continue reading

Resource: Accreditation Guidance for Museums and Galleries

Arts Council England has released their expanded guidance on the refreshed Museum Accreditation scheme, which is available on their website at https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-file/Accreditation_Guidance_Mar_2019_0.pdf The Accreditation Scheme is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries. It helps everyone involved with a museum to do the right things, helping people to access and engage with collections, and … Continue reading

Guest blog: Prudence Maltby writes about the concluding Cicatrix events at the end of its touring

Guest blog: Prudence Maltby writes about the concluding Cicatrix events at the end of its touring

Swindon and Montreal: These final exhibitions have been an opportunity to further expand the Cicatrix project, successfully reflecting the Commonwealth collaboration between the six artists on Salisbury Plain, honouring their compatriots who trained in this landscape to fight in WW1. For Montreal we each created a print version of the project for Montreal, Cicatrix Imprimé; … Continue reading

Resource: Research on benefits of arts to health and wellbeing

Resource: Research on benefits of arts to health and wellbeing

The Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance collates research and this month they bring research into: arts activities and mental wellbeing, allotment gardening, reading groups, galleries, and community group membership. Their monthly research corner is now curated in partnership with both the Royal Society for Public Health’s Special Interest Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing, and the … Continue reading

Funding: Woodmansterne Art Conservation Awards 2018/19

Applications from museums, art galleries, and country houses open to the public are now invited for the 2018/ 19 awards for the conservation of pre-twentieth-century easel paintings in oil. Each application is viewed by an independent panel of judges which makes an assessment of the importance of each work artistically, historically, locally, educationally; the urgency … Continue reading

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Museum and archive collections are, in their very nature, eclectic. They often have roots in one person’s fascination with the past and they develop and grow much like a tree putting out roots. They are often dependent on donations, and collecting policies within museums are developed to provide some structure to this form of collecting, … Continue reading