Grow your Own: Establishing an arts organisation in a new town

Grow your Own: Establishing an arts organisation in a new town

How does one set up an arts organisation from scratch? What are the steps and how do you enlist support from local communities and councils? These are questions which many arts and cultural practitioners ask themselves, but are unsure where to go for answers. After hearing originalprojects;’s story, Chelsea Pettitt, Head of Partnerships, Wysing Arts Centre and ECVAN coordinator felt compelled to ask them to share their experience of formally setting up their own arts organisation in a remote town on the coast of East Anglia.

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ECVAN successful in ACE Ambition for Excellence bid

ECVAN successful in ACE Ambition for Excellence bid

The East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (ECVAN) is pleased to announce an application to Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence strategic fund has been successful. Receiving a grant of £600,000 over three years will enable ECVAN to deliver a new project: New Geographies of the East.

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