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    What is arts education for? And what contribution can Arts Award make?

    This is the final blog in a series that has been written by Arts Award moderator and adviser Frances Howard, based on her doctoral research investigating the educational experiences of ‘dis-engaged’ y...

    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

    Discovering Windrush through the arts

    To celebrate Black History Month, our blog article this week features Isioma Ikediashi, Project Manager at African Community Centre, who tells us about their Bronze Arts Award project inspired by the ...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 01 Oct 2018

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