Arts Award Blog

Celebrating the First World War special edition Arts Award

Since 2014 the First World War Centenary Partnership led by the Imperial War Museums has supported and promoted events across the world to mark 100 years since the First World War. With the centenary ...

Accessibility & the Arts: access and inclusion initiatives across the country

The Arts should be accessible to everyone. It’s something we’re committed to at Arts Award but it’s important to mention that it’s not just us paving the way, many arts and cultural organisations acro...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 23 Apr 2018

Throwing shapes with Stepping Stones – exploring architecture with dance

In March this year, a group of young people with individual learning requirements came together to complete a human shape dance performance as part of their Explore journey. Arts Award adviser Michael...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 16 Apr 2018

Access Fund: what’s in the form?

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.

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 11 Sep 2017

The Access Fund is opening soon

On 18 September the Access Fund will be open for applications again. We wanted to preview this by sharing some of the great projects that benefitted from funding in recent rounds.

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 04 Sep 2017

Arts Award at York Mind

This week we have a guest blog from Imogen Godwin at York Mind. Imogen tells us about her experience delivering Arts Award to young people with a range of mental health issues, and the positive impact...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 07 Aug 2017