Developing the Role of the Primary Arts Coordinator

Date: Thursday 9th February 2023 Time: 12.30pm – 4.00pm Venue: Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH For: Primary Arts Coordinators/Lead Arts Teachers Cost: £50 (including lunch at 12.30) Arts Connect, in partnership with Birmingham Creates, are delivering an ‘in person’ workshop for Primary Teachers, which explores how the role of the Arts…

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The Blk Art Group Creative Ambassadors

Arts Connect and Wolverhampton Arts and Culture want to work with 4 Wolverhampton School of Art students to form a ‘Creative Ambassadors’ group who will guide and support young artists (11-18yrs) to explore The Blk Art Group and British Black Art Movement developing their creative skills and confidence. Creative Ambassadors will share their artistic practices,…

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Expanding the Art Curriculum Lead Teacher Group

To recognise and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Blk Art Group, Arts Connect want to collaborate with 4 art teachers from the Black Country who are interested in exploring the Blk Art Group & British Black Art Movement in their teaching and who would like to develop activities and resources that will inspire students…

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Arts Connect NPO Statement

Our Statement on Arts Council England’s NPO Funding Decision Arts Connect applied to be part of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio of regularly funded organisations from April 2023 to 2026. We are deeply disappointed that we have been unsuccessful in this application. We have taken time to sit with this news and to process…

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The Blk Art Group Arts Award Fund

To recognise and celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Blk Art Group being founded in Wolverhampton Arts Connect will support creative teachers from 4 Black Country Schools (primary and secondary) to develop an Arts Award project for a group of their students inspired by The Blk Art Group & British Black Art Movement. Teachers will…

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Walsall CEP Christmas Tea Party

Date: Thursday, 8th December, 2022 Time: 4pm – 6pm Location: The New Art Gallery Walsall   A popular networking and sharing opportunity for teachers and educators, artists, arts professionals and the cultural sector working with children and young people in; Early Years, Primary, Secondary, SEN and HE/FE settings.   Join us for: A variety of…

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The Blk Art Group Arts Award Design Commission.

Arts Connect want to work with a Wolverhampton School of Art student with demonstrable graphic and/or illustration design skills to create Arts Award resources inspired by The Blk Art Group and British Black Art Movement. The Arts Award resources will be designed using Arts Award qualification structure allowing young people aged 5-25 to record their…

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Free Primary and Secondary Teacher CPD sessions: Contemporary Sculpture in the Classroom

Free Primary and Secondary Teacher CPD sessions: Contemporary Sculpture in the Classroom   Date: Wednesday 7th December Location: The New Art Gallery Walsall Primary Teacher Session: 10am-12pm Secondary Teacher Session: 12.30-2.30pm   Explore the Gallery’s new major contemporary sculpture exhibition Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945 with Alex Jolly, Learning and Engagement Manager.…

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CPD Events for Schools Focusing on Creative Subjects

Date: November 17 Time: 3.45pm – 4.45pm Free event, register here Creative Connections Herefordshire are working in partnership with Arts Connect and Worcestershire Cultural Education Partnership (CEP) to develop a teachers CPD network across Herefordshire and Worcestershire. We aim to provide excellent CPD for teachers to support creativity across the curriculum and cultural entitlement in…

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