Discover for families update

BCLM Caroline Bray18Earlier 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


Arts Award and the Family Arts Festival

arts ward deda 061Our latest guest blog comes from Charlotte Convey at QUAD.  Charlotte tells us about how Arts Award was used in their Family Arts Festival activities and what they learned ahead of this year’s delivery.

QUAD is a gallery, cinema, café bar, digital resource and workshop that anyone can use.  We are a creative hub that connects people and businesses to art and film and create opportunities for entertainment, education and participation.

Our aim for the Family Arts Festival was to encourage our Q Club families to become more actively involved in the creative activities that their children take part in (in Derby) and for those children to achieve a Discover Arts Award.  The project included group activities and suggested go and see performances not only at QUAD but also at Déda. Continue reading