Arts Award Blog

    Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer

    The summer holidays are almost upon us! This week we hear from arts and cultural organisations across the country as we look at the Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer b...

    STEM into STEAM

    The Cultural Learning Alliance recently organised an event called STEAM Hack. This 24 hour event, hosted in the Science Museum, London saw groups of leading scientists, artists and teachers come toget...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 09 Nov 2015

    Arts Award and the Cultural Education Challenge

    Arts Council England recently launched The Cultural Education Challenge, an initiative aimed at encouraging a cohesive, joined-up approach to arts and cultural education across all sectors. It is a ca...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 02 Nov 2015

    Case Study: South Tyneside Library

    South Tyneside Library is a busy central library. Adviser Pauline Martin, led a World Book Day Arts Award project with children from a local school, Marine Park Primary. The school visited the library...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 29 Oct 2015

    Arts Award and the Family Arts Festival

    Our 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 deliver...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 26 Oct 2015

    Access Fund in focus: Soundcastle

    This week Jenni Parkinson from Soundcastle writes about a community project delivered last year following their successful Access Fund grant application which allowed Arts Award to be offered free for...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Oct 2015

    Discover & Explore: toolkit changes explained

    We are always looking for ways to improve our guidance to help you deliver Arts Award successfully, and as a result the Discover and Explore toolkits have recently been updated. None of these changes ...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 12 Oct 2015

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