Arts education professionals and politicians have met as a first step to tackling the structural problems causing the arts to be neglected in many schools. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
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Arts Council Chair Sir Nicholas Serota will lead a team of 17 creative industry leaders to research the role that ‘creative thinking’ should play within education policy. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
a-n Research editor Dany Louise highlights content that focuses on education in schools and universities in our growing, free-to-view index of visual arts cultural policy and strategy documents.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Schools tell BBC that creative subjects are ‘being squeezed’; arts minister Michael Ellis places export ban on Turner painting; Basquiat exhibition is Barbican’s most visited exhibition ever.
Over 100,000 children a year will lose the chance to study the arts when the EBacc becomes compulsory in schools in England and the least privileged will lose out most. Is this a conspiracy or a cock-up, asks ArtsProfessional’s Liz Hill.
a-n’s newest website development draws together more than 250 cultural policy and strategy documents into one place, offering free access to an index of over 20 years of research from across the visual arts and creative sectors in the UK.
This blog will chart my adventure as I navigate some of the oldest construction techniques ever used. City Lit run a two year course of basketry skills and I am on it.
In February I received the A-N Travel Bursary to enable me to return to Mexico where I began the first stage of a new major body of work.
Perhaps I’m unusual as a visual artist but when I visit exhibitions I crave words; and usually I’m frustrated by their absence.
Funded by the A-N travel bursary 2017, I was able to return to Mexico to strengthen and develop connections with galleries, museums and individuals, widen my understanding of working internationally, and develop my ongoing body of work Conceal with the aim of publishing it.
Venue:St James Church Gardens
From:June 18, 2017
To:July 28, 2017
Party pledges £160 million annual boost for schools to invest in projects that will support cultural activities, while there will also be a review of EBacc performance measures to ensure the arts are not sidelined.
A year of public talks and collective research and practice themed around ‘The Future’. AltMFA is a free, open alternative art school run by its peers.
New Arts Council England chair Nicholas Serota makes his first speech at the No Boundaries conference in Hull, setting out his priorities for the organisation.
Last month I was invited to give an hour’s talk about the Peace Painting project at the annual Paradigm Arts Art & Design Conference at The Collection Museum and Art gallery, Lincoln. Images and experiences are in this blog Recent […]
This week’s column – featuring exhibitions and projects posted by a-n members on our busy Events section – takes us to Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Glasgow and London.
A collection of reflections on establishing a coaching practice as an artist and educator.
‘This Is An Art School’ project, offering the public free studio workshops, launches the Tate Exchange Associates programme of over 100 events.
After AQA exam board announced it was to cease offering an A level in art history, Pearson has said it is to develop a new A-level in the subject to be taught from September 2017.
Part of the circle of mentoring which I am developing includes being part of a peer network and providing educational experiences. I strongly believe either having a creative education or at least including aspects of creative thinking, making and exploring […]
I did Art Foundation in a former mortuary with outdoor lavatories. The loos were primitive in the extreme with barn style doors that didn’t reach the ground (or the ceiling) and spiders the size of cartwheels along the stone walls. […]
This is a collection of articles talking about possible alternatives to the traditional Art College route in to being a professional artist. Collected from the A.N site. Also about Artist lead initiatives and Education ideas generally.
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here BEWARE… ranting, sweeping statements and controversial opinions lurk in the text below: My involvement in arts education as a (sometimes loosely defined) teacher has taken a sort of scatter gun approach, but has taken in […]
From the beginning…
A look at why we decide to become Artists
investigation into qualifications which support the creative and cultural industries, and recommendations for future development.