Project Art Works present new work by members of the Accelerate Studio. Meeting every Tuesday, the Accelerate Studio is a creative programme for adults with complex needs, including those with profound and multiple needs. Within the studio, the artist team work alongside participants to develop both collaborative and individual bodies of work.
Invitation to round-table consultation on developing resilience within the arts and creative industries
The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE) and Cass Business School are collaborating to explore the capacity for resilience amongst professionals in the arts and creative industries.
CVAN EM presents its project Document for an audience in the unique setting of Fineshade Wood near Corby, Northants. The project has followed six artists, living and working in the East Midlands, since 2016 capturing their experiences of pursuing their arts practice, in their voice.
The University of Kent and Centre for Policy on Ageing are inviting artists of all ages, visual and performance artists, photographers, poets, musicians, dancers, writers and film makers to join them to: explore, create and play with the very notion of ageing; the implications, both in the broadest sense and personal, our perceptions of self in time past, present and future - not so much later life but across the life course .
The fifth event in the What We Talk About ... series of public discussions will explore artist's practices that work with film and installation, considering in particular how the sited staging of film works can facilitate nuanced encounters that both extend and inform a viewer's experience.
Are you looking to integrate Relaxed Events into your programme? The Family Arts Campaign's first online workshop, in partnership with the AMA, will provide you with the principles required to create accessible, enjoyable experiences for all.
TCCE is holding it’s summer symposium: Refresh, Reboot, Retool: new imaginaries for challenging times on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at The Art Workers’ Guild in Bloomsbury, London. The symposium brings together academics, artists, creatives, policy-makers and people from other sectors. Refresh Reboot, Retool: new imaginaries for challenging times sets out to create a space in which to encourage, debate, conversation, play, knowledge exchange and co-creation about some of our most important contemporary challenges including: politics, diversity, identity, place and environment…
Are you looking for more outlets for your work? Do you know the differences between retail and trade fairs? Do you need support to expand your creative business?
Read on to find out more about this Crafts Council workshop that is designed to offer you an insight to taking part in Craft Fairs and how to make the most of these types of opportunities…
Looking to grow your business but cannot produce the quantity? Looking to expand your product range or portfolio practice? Do you have the ideas but not the resources to product the work that you want?
Read on for more info about this Crafts Council Workshop which is has been designed to provide makers with skills to export and promote their work successfully…
Contemporary Artists Working Within Museums and Heritage Locations - FREE WORKSHOP FOR ARTISTS - Apply by 8th June 2018
A free workshop advising artists working in all disciplines as to how to develop proposals for historic sites and the issues, challenges and opportunities they need to address when responding to commissioning opportunities…
In 2016 six artists, living and working in the East Midlands, were selected to take part in Document, a project that set out to tell their story, in their voice. On Friday 8th June, 4.30 - 7pm, NN Contemporary Art will screen Six Artist Stories and artists involved in the project will reflect on their involvement with the project…
The Family Arts Campaign is delighted to announce their first ever national Family Arts Leadership Symposium, inviting both established and emerging cultural leaders to engage in some of the big issues affecting our work and to shape the future landscape for family arts. The programme will include keynote speakers in the field of Leadership along with cultural leaders in Leeds and the wider Yorkshire area who will be discussing leading family-friendly organisational cultures.
n 2016 six artists, living and working in the East Midlands, were selected to take part in Document, a project that set out to tell their story, in their voice. A series of short films commissioned for Document, in which the artists reflect on their practice and their involvement in the project, will be screened as part of the University of Lincoln’s Festival of Creativity….
In Another Place is a collaboration between the Contemporary Visual Arts Network East Midlands and ten venues bringing new art to new audiences.
10 regional organisations have invited visual artists to present original artworks on advertising billboards in a range of locations for 6 weeks. Transforming these everyday hoardings into a vibrant display across the region, In Another Place aims to bring art to audiences, in places where normally they would see advertising.
Hosted by originalprojects; on behalf of East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (ECVAN), the summit will explore the role of creatives (individuals and organisations) in creating great places and how creative workspaces can make the most of a town's potential.
The Contemporary Visual Arts Network East Midlands' Annual Event, taking place on Thursday 19 April in Northampton will explore what conditions are needed and what are the right risks to run to make something happen. What might future art practice look like and what are useful new ways of doing things.
NECVAN's first social event, with talks, workshops, dinner and bar followed by artist commissions and DJ. Please join them for this opportunity for the network to come together, celebrate achievements, contribute to plans for both the national and North East CVAN, and to socialise, make connections and enjoy a few performances.
Being an artist can take you to places you never thought were possible, but the paths are unclear and the maps complicated. Come on a trip that treads the routes that artists take, goes back to places we have all been before, and shares the picnics along the way to help us plan the next excursions.
This conference forms part of Making Ways, delivered through a partnership with Sheffield Hallam University and Yorkshire and Humber Visual Arts Network (YVAN) with additional support from Bloc Projects and Yorkshire Artspace.
Document is a project by CVAN East Midlands that seeks to tell the story of the artist, at this time, in the region, in their voice. Filmmaker Bill Newsinger has been working with six selected artists to gather footage of them making, talking about their work and their experiences. The Life and Times of a Visual Artist will launch the films to an audience at New Art Exchange in Nottingham.
New Art West Midlands opens February 2018, celebrating and showcasing extraordinary works from some of the West Midlands' most exciting emerging artists. 28 artists, all of whom have graduated in the past three years, have been selected to have their work on display at prestigious local venues as part of New Art West Midlands 2018.
A special artists’ talk and guided tour of two exhibitions by artists Holly Rowan Hesson and Ellen Sampson in association with CVAN North West and Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival.
Organised by The International 3 on behalf of Contemporary Visual Art Network North West (CVAN NW), a presentation from Paul Hobson, Director of Modern Art Oxford and a Q&A chaired by Paulette Terry Brien, Co-Director of The Interational 3, Salford, that will explore and examine the motivations for and impact of public, private and corporate collecting.
Platform is an annual award (devised in 2012 in a collaboration with the Contemporary Visual Arts Network South East) designed to nurture new artistic talent by selecting and exhibiting work from art school graduates from the South East of England, providing support through the critical period between graduation and life as a professional artist.
At this free event, attendees will be able to hear from groups whose conversations have received support from CVAN East Midlands’ (CVAN EM) collaborative conversation project, The Start of Something, as they reflect on their progress so far and their future plans.
CVAN East Midland's 2017 Annual Event will consider how we make art and maintain an art practice, where we turn for help in the process and practice of making art, if we are looking in the right places and whether we need look at all.
31 artists have been selected to take part in the four New Art West Midlands 2017 exhibitions, which take place at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, mac birmingham, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and Wolverhampton Art Gallery from February to May 2017.
Visual Arts South West's annual event will take place at City Art Gallery, Southampton this year.
New Art West Midlands: An opportunity to get together to see Peter Kennard’s exhibition Off Message at mac birmingham in the company of the artist and curators Craig Ashley and Jessica Litherland. After, a chance to get together over light refreshments to look at the role and development of the Curators’ Network.