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Arts Connect’s Moonbeams Early Years Conference 2023

Moonbeams Eclipses ‘Major Moments We Remember Forever’ : Insights in developing resilience in early years through arts and creativity Keynote Speakers: Joseph Coelho, Poet, Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022-24 Professor Chris Pascal, Co-director of the Centre for Research in Early Childhood Professor Rachel Holmes, Manchester Metropolitan University   Date: 27th February 2023 Time: Registration from 9.15am…

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Everyday Photography in the Creative Curriculum: Black Country Type Photo-Walk for West Midlands Creative Educators

Date: Saturday 28th January 12.30-3.30pm Venue: The Art Room (MK 101) Wolverhampton School of Art, Ring Rd, Wolverhampton WV1 1SA Cost: Free   Join acclaimed Black Country artist Tom Hicks on a guided photo-walk, investigate new approaches to documenting the urban landscape and explore how Black Country Type photography practices can be approached with your…

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Capturing Place: Black Country Type Photo-Walk for Secondary School/College Students

Arts Connect and Wolverhampton School of Art are offering 5 West Midlands secondary schools/colleges the opportunity for a group of their students to work with acclaimed photography artist Tom Hicks aka Black Country Type. Students will experience a 2-hour session which includes a photo-walk in Wolverhampton City Centre where Tom will discuss his practice and…

Commission for the Coordination and Delivery of Arts Connect’s Training programme for Young Artists

Coordination and Delivery of Arts Connect’s: Training Programme for Young Artists (18-30 Years) To Work With Children and Young People Commission up to maximum: £49,500 (+ VAT, if applicable) Timeframe: To start no later than w/c 3rd January 2023 to March 2023 Submission deadline: 19th December 2022 (12.00 midday) Call for quotations from organisations/individuals: We…

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Power to the People – How comfortable are we in our sector about moving from ally ship to coalition?

Date: Wednesday, 18th January, 2023 Time: 10am – 1pm Location: Online   Power to the People – arts and cultural organisations are experimenting with new models of participation, leadership and governance to open up decision-making to the communities they serve and those they work with particularly young people. Join us as we explore how comfortable…