CVAN EM has commissioned a piece of critical writing about its Document project, that follows six artists in the East Midlands to reflect on their experience as practising artists, at this time, in their voices.
Artist and writer Tom Hackett, has in turn reflected on the project; how it came about, what it seeks to achieve, the six artists, and critically, its taking place in the East Midlands.
Read his piece on a-n The Artist's Information Company's website
Find out more about Document and the artists taking part, as well as about the events scheduled as part of the project.
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Between January and April 2016 there are further Essential Fundraising Skills training courses taking place across England. Courses cost £95 but there are preferential rates available to CVAN members.Read More
It takes just ten minutes to upload a listing and benefit from the Get Creative Family Arts Festival’s largescale marketing and press campaign, which is targeted at family audiences nation-wide and is run by a professional PR team. Journalists will now be directing families to event listings on the Festival website this half-term.Read More
Retreat 1 is an intensive professional development programme specifically designed for arts marketers working at senior marketing officer/new manager level (or equivalent).Read More
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New research from the Audience Finder National Visual Arts cluster has shown that galleries play a significant role in the visitor economy, with one in three visitors specifically planning their trip to visit a particular gallery.Read More
On Thursday 30 July at The Tetley, Leeds, Picture This will share the findings from the National Visual Arts cluster of the Arts Council England funded Audience Finder programme. The event is free but places are limited, so early booking is advisable.
This month CVAN will be meeting with Audience Agency and ACE to discuss the first year findings from the Audience Finder Programme.Read More
Audience Finder is a national programme funded by Arts Council England and delivered by The Audience Agency enabling arts organisations to collect, understand and use audience data.Read More
Blaze and Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West (CVAN NW) are looking to contract an expert in Podcasting to support a group of young people to podcast their responses to artwork displayed in three special exhibitions.Read More