Inspired by British Art Show 9 – Lead Teachers

Introduction to the Inspired by BAS9 Lead Teachers programme Arts Connect and the University of Wolverhampton are working together to create an exciting Inspired by British Art Show 9 learning programme that inspires teachers and young people to engage with the show and explore contemporary art. We are collaborating with 10 teachers, lecturers and arts…

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The Black Country Cultural Directory

We are excited to share with you the new, Black Country Cultural Education Directory. Here you can access arts, cultural and heritage organisations, festivals, libraries, museums, artists and creative practitioners from across the rich and diverse creative landscape of the Black Country, all of which work with children! The Black Country Cultural Education Directory is a…

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Call out for Relevant Reports and Research: the Impact of Young People’s Engagement with Heritage

Young People’s Engagement with Heritage Researchers at the Institute for Community Research and Development (ICRD) and Arts Connect at the University of Wolverhampton are carrying out research to explore young people’s engagement with their historic environment, working closely with colleagues at Historic England. We would be extremely grateful to either hear about and/ or receive…

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British Art Show 9 Artist Workshops for Black Country Nursery and School Settings

Application deadline: Friday 26th November For an application form, click here For more information, click here   As part of the British Art Show 9 learning programme Arts Connect and the University of Wolverhampton are offering 9 Black Country schools/education settings the opportunity to apply for a free practical artist led workshop for their students.…

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BLOG: Creativity Exchange: A New Online Community to Encourage Teaching for Creativity

A new online community to encourage teaching for creativity This February Arts Council England (ACE) have launched Creativity Exchange, a new online community to encourage teaching for creativity across the curriculum. Designed for school leaders, teachers and cultural organisations who work with schools. This platform will be a place for creative inspiration and to share…

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BLOG: British Art Show 9 Collaboration and unity

“An important aspect of the British Art Show 9 inspired learning programme is ensuring that young people and aspiring artists from across the West Midlands have the opportunity to experience such an important cultural event and explore their own creativity and expression in relation to the exhibition. Our aim is that the BAS9 inspired learning…

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