Museum practice and Arts Award

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Museums offer fantastic opportunities for visitors to experience and take part in unique activities. In this week’s blog, Arts Award Museums & Heritage Associate Caroline Bray examines some of the activities on offer and how creativity can be found in work where some might not expect it! Continue reading

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Digitising the Arts

2S4B1466Nesta’s Digital R&D Fund for the Arts recently published a report on how arts organisations are using technology to support their work. They concluded that those engaging with technology and embedding digital into their offer are “…most likely to see positive impacts on their organisations – in the audiences they reach, the way they operate, and in their creative capacities.”

This isn’t the first time we’ve discussed technology on the blog – last year we talked about how arts organisations can encourage a move from STEM to STEAM education. But in light of the Nesta report we want to celebrate those projects which have embraced technology, including one centre who recently completed an entirely digital Bronze Arts Award! Continue reading