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    Arts Award for home educators

    Are you a home educator wondering if you can offer Arts Award? Good news! We readily welcome Arts Awards from home educated young people. If you home educate your children then Arts Award is a great w...

    Japanese collection inspired Discover in a Day at Maidstone Museum

    This week we hear from Roz Meredith, Learning and Events Officer at Maidstone Museum, about their fantastic ‘Discover in a Day’ approach to delivering a Japanese food themed project.

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 03 Feb 2020

    Supporter Spotlight: Cadw a home for artists

    Arts Award Supporter is a free scheme for arts organisations to reach young people, teachers and Arts Award advisers. We looked at the importance of Supporters in our blog last year because we believe...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 23 Oct 2019

    Making the case for the arts in museum and heritage settings

    Over the past year we have been working closely with a range of museum and heritage professionals to design a brand-new leaflet shouting about all the great Arts Award achievements you can undertake i...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 30 Jul 2019

    Achieving Explore: boat stories inspiring a new folk song

    A museum of boats may not seem the obvious place for Arts Award but Windermere Jetty, a new museum in the Lake District National Park, used its stories as inspiration for a group of local Primary Scho...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 22 Jul 2019

    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...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 15 Jul 2019

    How do museum objects impact children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities?

    We hear from Sarah Allen, Learning and Access Officer at Abbey House Museum and Kirkstall Abbey (part of Leeds Museums and Galleries), who explores positive impact of museum objects on children with S...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 01 Jul 2019

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