Today is the start of the first ever Libraries Week, a showcase of the great activities offered by libraries across the UK. It’s organised by CILIP, who we met at this year’s School Libraries Conference. Arts Award is an avid fan and supporter of libraries and to celebrate the wonderful work undertaken by these organisations, here are a few reasons on what makes them so special. Continue reading
Earlier this year we shared an update from Su Adams at U Can Too, about how they used technology to deliver Discover. Another of Su’s recent projects also featured Arts Award, this time Silver, with Dance, Music and coding coming together in an exciting blend of technology and creativity!
This week our digital associate Julie Neville explores some of the digital arts and technology offers available at museums and galleries, transforming the way young people make, experience and share art. Continue reading
MozFest is nearly here! Join us between 27-29 October at Ravensbourne College in London. We will be introducing you to the youth-led track, a series of all new Arts Award sponsored sessions focused on young leaders running creative and engaging sessions on internet issues close to their heart. Continue reading
The Access Fund opens next week! Ahead of that we’re going to give a bit of detail on what to expect from the key questions, and why they’re important to any funding application. Continue reading
Earlier this year our Museum and Heritage Associate, Caroline Bray, wrote about the growing interest in how museums could use Arts Award Discover with families, and a pilot being run to test the idea out. This follow-up shares what two participating museums did, and what they found out. Continue reading
This week, we’re highlighting some updated resources! These templates are designed to guide young people through each part of Bronze, Silver and Gold with prompts and suggestions that, if used effectively, can help them develop personalised portfolios. Continue reading