Arts Award Blog

    Spotlight on Silver

    This week we are shining a spotlight on all things Silver by celebrating some of the great delivery that takes place across the nation. In the run up to our webinar focusing on Silver Arts Award, we h...

    Explore - new ways to moderate

    We’re delighted to now be offering advisers working with groups of young people at Explore level the opportunity to meet with an Arts Award moderator at a standard moderation.

    Author: Katherine Stapley-Smith

    Date: 30 Jan 2017

    How To… : Explore in a week

    The summer holidays are upon us and arts organisations, summer schools and community groups across the country and providing creative opportunities for young people to get stuck into. In this blog pos...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 15 Aug 2016

    Appy Days – Four apps for Arts Award

    Apps are a great way of bringing the arts to young people in a way that’s accessible, immersive and – even better – free! They offer experiences which might otherwise be out of reach, letting curious ...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 11 Jul 2016

    Savvy students shape national activities

    Students at Chingford Foundation School, an Arts Award Good Practice Centre, have been making their mark on Arts Award’s 10th birthday celebrations.

    Author: Cathy Thornhill

    Date: 12 May 2016

    Supporting Social Action with Arts Award

    Last Monday in Glasgow, the Turner Prize was awarded to a collective, Assemble. Their work – using art to regenerate a local street – prompted much discussion afterwards, part of which was an examinat...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 14 Dec 2015

    Introducing Good Practice Centres

     Each year Arts Award centres apply to be selected as Good Practice Centres. Chosen from across all sectors, these centres bring a breadth of experience of delivering Arts Award successfully. In the b...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 07 Dec 2015

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