My leadership experience at Mozfest with Helix Arts

Katie Off the Beat.JPGWhen Katie set about doing her Gold Arts Award in 2016 she wanted to explore her own arts practice in digital media as well as support other young people to get involved in digital arts.  So when Helix Arts invited Katie to get involved in Mozfest 2016 by co-leading their ‘Off the Beat’ workshop at the festival for her Gold Unit 2 leadership project, it was an opportunity not to miss. Continue reading


Party Time!

artsaward-week-voice-banner-800x300Would young people you work with be interested in connecting with professional artists, entrepreneurs, arts industry employers and career advice organisations around creative careers? The ArtsAward10 Twitter Party takes place @ArtsAwardVoice on Tuesday 5 July as part of Arts Award Week and is a chance for young people to ask their own questions to members of our four live panels.

There is also the added bonus of prizes available for questions submitted beforehand (by Friday 17 June) and Party Packs up for grabs on the day.

Keen to support young people to get involved? Here are our five top tips to help you get them ready for the party… Continue reading

Building an Arts Award alumni network – we need your help!

Arts Award Alumni

Ten years on, and it feels like the right moment to develop an alumni offer to past achievers of Arts Award!  After all there are nearly 250,000 of them…

So we’re working with Upstart Projects, the organisation which runs Arts Award Voice, to do some research with young people. 

We’re contacting Arts Award Silver and Gold achievers from the last ten years to ask what they’re up to now and find out what they‘d want from an Arts Award alumni scheme. Here’s how you can help! Continue reading