The Crafts Council is teaming up with CVAN and seven leading national partners from across the UK are working together to investigate the characteristics of the market for craft.Read More
CVAN would like to say a huge thank you to everybody who participated in the VA as a Global Force Consultations this summer.Read More
Following the success of a-n’s previous mentoring and one-to-one advice programmes in 2017 and 2018, the a-n Mentoring Programme continues to offer professional development support for a-n members.
a-n is working with our independent visual arts mentors to offer a year-long programme of one-to-one sessions for both artist and arts organiser members.Read More
As part of a-n’s commitment to supporting artists’ professional development, the network is offering a-n members remote access to a series of coaching sessions with a coach accredited through the a-n Visual Arts Coaching Course.Read More
a-n is seeking applications from a-n members for its 2019/20 Writer Development Programme, now in its third iteration following successful programmes in 2015/16 and 2017/18.
Aimed at artists and art organisers who wish to develop their reviewing, critical writing and journalistic skills, the a-n Writer Development Programme will run from October 2019 to March 2020 and include a combination of writing tasks and at least three in-person daytime workshop sessions (October-December 2019).Read More
CVAN EM’s In Another Place launchRead More
Creative Europe are looking to support cooperation projects related to the European Year for Cultural Heritage 2018. Cultural organisations across the EU are invited to get involved in the Year's activities to reinforce a sense of belonging to a common European space and to promote cultural heritage as a source of inspiration for contemporary artistic creation.Read More
Jamm’Europe is an online platform, an open space, to discuss what role culture and the arts can play in the future of Europe. Register on the Jamm'Europe website and share your vision on Wednesday 5 July between 1pm and 8pm BST.Read More
Sheffield Creative Guild will unite and showcase the creative talent, energy and output of the city, formally launching on May 20th, with a party at creative cooperative, Roco.Read More
engage, the National Association for Gallery Education is delighted to announce Children’s Art Week 2016 will take place from Saturday 11 to Sunday 19 June. Events can take place in galleries, arts centres, museums, libraries, schools, and community and youth centres. Venues can register their event until Monday 23 MayRead More
This year’s Family Arts Festival will take place throughout October and anyone can take part. Upload your initial event details by the end of May to guarantee a mention in the Festival’s launch press release and increased exposure in its national and regional press campaigns.Read More
Leading UK and international artists have partnered with nine museums in the North East and Yorkshire to produce new artworks inspired by the museums and their collections.Read More
The Get Creative Family Arts Festival will run throughout October 2016, marking the fourth year of this hugely successful national initiative funded by Arts Council England. On 30th March this year’s Festival will be officially launched at the Family Arts Awards event held at The Albany in Deptford, London.Read More
Arts Council England has commissioned a new national study, to find out directly from visual artists in England about the economic, social and cultural factors which affect their ability to develop a sustainable practice.Read More
The Creative Case for Diversity is the Arts Council's approach to diversity and equality, setting out how both can enrich the arts for artists, audiences and our wider society. Eight organisations in the North have been awarded Creative Case NORTH bursaries to support them in exploring how they contribute to the Creative Case for Diversity.
Meeting Point initiated by Arts&Heritage was funded by the ACE Museum Resilience Fund and supported by CVAN to develop and enhance the skills of museum staff in commissioning contemporary art in ten small/medium sized museums across the North East and Yorkshire.Read More
Arts Council Collection Curators’ Days are designed to provide an informal forum for curators from around the country to meet and network. Each event has a special focus, either looking at particular areas of professional practice or visiting new buildings and important exhibitions. All include guest speakers and opportunity for discussion.Read More
Find out ECVAN's winter highlights featuring exhibitions and opportunitiesRead More
Venture Arts has received funding from Arts Council England for an exciting partnership and project called OutsidersXchanges. Venture Arts is working in partnership with BALTIC, Gateshead, Castlefield Galleries, Manchester and the Contemporary Visual Arts Network to build on experience and audiences.Read More