Nico Muhly performs in front of an audience, on the Vessel Orchestra at The Met Breuer in The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2019

Bringing contemporary art into schools enables teachers to promote curiosity, encourage dialogue, and initiate debate about the world and the issues that affect our lives.

As part of the British Art Show 9 Learning Programme Arts Connect and the University of Wolverhampton are looking to partner with up to 10 secondary and SEND schools from across the Black Country to develop exciting activities and opportunities for their teachers and students using British Art Show 9 as a catalyst for creative learning.

British Art Show 9 Partner Schools will access:

  • A guided tour of British Art Show 9.
  • Planning time with a professional artist/s to develop 3 and a half day British Art Show 9 inspired creative workshops for a group/class of their students.
  • A full day artist led CPD session for teachers.
  • British Art Show 9 teacher CPD events and networks.
  • Showcase and celebration of students work.
  • Arts Award resources, funding and training opportunities.
  • Artsmark guidance and support opportunities.
  • Cultural Education Partnership opportunities and networks.

Deadline for application: Friday 6th November

To find out more about this exciting free opportunity for Black Country secondary and SEND schools have a look at the British Art Show 9 Partner School information here, apply here and for more information get in touch with Becky Thompson.