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Micro-commissions invited for Get Connected – deadline 1 July 2020

Greenwich Theatre are seeking expressions of interest for Get Connected, a new series of micro-commissions for artists and theatre companies interested in engaging with audiences in a new way online. Three successful applicants will be supported to trial their idea as part of 'Greenwich Connects' - a programme that includes the creation of a new consortium of artists looking to move their work online, a programme of play-readings streamed for free, a festival of online theatre for children and families, plus artist mentoring and training for actors currently forced to audition online.

Call for submissions for Tales of Lockdown – deadline 10 August 2020

The Hearth Centre is gathering stories about living in times of national emergency to include accounts of epidemic and wars, past and present, when people’s personal freedoms were suddenly restricted and where life suddenly became fearful and uncertain. Selected submissions will be curated in a new blog dedicated to Living in Times of National Emergency.

Further information can be found below.

 

Call for chapter proposals for Art Psychotherapy book – deadline 23 June 2020

Jessica Kingsley Publishers is seeking 2,000-word chapter proposals for Art Psychotherapy: Innovative practice and new perspectives (working title). The book will capture the range of current activity in the vanguard of Art Psychotherapy practice and research. It will be co-edited by Helen Jury and Ali Coles, editors of Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries: Reframing Practice.

GEM Freelance Offer

GEM, the voice for heritage learning, is offering a free year-long membership and a complimentary supplier listing for freelance museum and heritage education professionals new to GEM.

Benefits include access to JEM, the Journal of Museum Education, monthly eNews with exclusive content, news and events, job opportunities and career case studies from professionals in sector and invitations to member-only events, meetups and training.

Further information can be found here.

 

Gallery seeks submissions from disabled and deaf artists – deadline 3 May 2020

The Jennifer Lauren Gallery is seeking submissions from national and international artists that self-define as disabled and/or deaf. The gallery will be hosting an online exhibition on its website, with a downloadable zine of the works.

Submit your artwork for Grayson’s Art Club

Channel 4 is broadcasting six episodes of a new show featuring Grayson Perry on a mission to unleash our collective creativity and unite the nation through art. Every week Perry will host the show from his studio, create new artworks and will feature other works. Each week will feature a certain theme. Further information and submission details can be found here

Call for papers, Arts in Public Health Supplement – deadline 1 June 2020

Health Promotion Practice (HPP), in collaboration with the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and ArtPlace America, invites you to be part of an upcoming special open access supplement on Arts in Public Health. This important collection of papers will help document and advance the current knowledge about, skills needed for, and examples of work using the arts to advance public and population health.

HPP invite manuscripts on areas related, but not limited, to cross-sector collaborations that engage the arts to address five critical public health issues:

Callout for Arts and Health research participants

Alison O’Connor, a researcher at the University of South Wales is exploring the emotional impact on arts practitioners of working in health, social care and participatory settings and how supervision, or lack of, affects artists wellbeing.

While great strides have been taken in research into participant experiences of Arts in Health, there has so far been very little exploration of practitioners’ perspectives (Naismith, 2019). This study will investigate the experiences of Arts in Health practitioners/artists working in health, social care and participatory settings.

Call for proposals for US Health and Wellbeing Conference – deadline 16 March 2020

The USA’s National Organization for Arts in Health (NOAH) is inviting presenters to submit a proposal for its fourth annual national conference, Making Arts Integral to Health and Wellbeing. Created for artists, arts administrators, healthcare professionals, designers, educators, students and anyone with an interest in arts in health, the NOAH conference is designed to provide opportunities for participants to exchange ideas, gain applicable knowledge, build connections and energize developments for the future of the field.

Little Angel Theatre offers free performances in paediatric hospitals

If Not Here…Where?,  is a specially commissioned theatre piece for children and young people in hospital by the award-winning Little Angel Theatre. The show is fully funded by Children in Need allowing the theatre to offer free performances to paediatric hospitals, wards and healthcare settings from 5-23 February 2020.

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