City Arts seek artists to deliver online workshops – deadline 7 March 2021

City Arts is offering a series of artists’ commissions to run innovative and uplifting online workshops, with the aim of combating loneliness among people aged 55+ in the communities of Nottingham. The brief also includes contributing a written activity to an art pack and creating a short, instructional, ‘How-To’ video for the web. There are a series of commissions available for £1,000 each.

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Apply to become the CHWA Awards artist – deadline 5 March 2021

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance, in partnership with the Derby City Council Art Department, are seeking an artist based in Derby to create the physical awards for the winners of the CHWA 2021 Awards.

The successful artist will create three new artworks that reflect the themes of the awards (collective power, practising well and climate) and celebrate the talents of those working in the culture/health/wellbeing sector in the UK.

Brighton & Hove Arts & Health Network initial meeting – 23 March 2021

Freelance independent practitioners working in the arts and/or health sector and working or living in Brighton & Hove are invited to join the first meeting of the area’s Arts & Health Network.

The Great Big Art Exhibition – until 7 May 2021

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, Firstsite in Colchester is inviting people from across the UK to make works of art to display in their front windows to create the nation’s largest ever exhibition – a celebration of creativity to counter the gloom of the pandemic.

Supported by the Plus Tate network of museums and galleries across the UK, Britain’s leading artists will choose a different theme each fortnight. Register to download a free information pack to find out how to get involved.

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Magic Me seeks trio of artists – deadline 8 February 2021

Arts charity Magic Me is seeking to recruit artists to join its Inside Out 2021 project. The artists will work with care professionals in three care homes in Waltham Forest, East London to explore and experiment with new creative approaches to improve the daily life and culture of each home and navigate the challenges of Covid-19.

The charity is keen to hear from a diverse range of candidates with different perspectives, experience and knowledge and will work with you to support your access needs. 

Company coordinator vacancy – deadline 12 February 2021

Rosetta Life is a group of artists who work with those living with life-limiting illness to shape and share stories that matter through movement, song, image, film and writing. They have an opening for a part-time company coordinator to organise their day-to-day operations as the organisation embarks on several exciting new initiatives.

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Creative facilitator sought for National Maritime Museum – deadline 9 February 2021

Royal Museums Greenwich is looking for an experienced facilitator to develop and deliver sessions for women to explore and express their feelings about their life during lockdown through art. The facilitator will be experienced in using creative response with participants and creating accessible, differentiated experiences.

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General Manager vacancy at ActionSpace – deadline 1 February 2021

ActionSpace, the visual arts organisation for artists with learning disabilities, has an opening for a general manager to fulfil a fixed term maternity cover contract to support them through the challenging but rewarding months ahead. The successful candidate will share ActionSpace’s vision for artists with learning disabilities to be at the heart of the visual arts sector and manage the implementation of an exciting and innovative programme of work.

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Artist-in-residence opportunity, St John’s Waterloo – deadline 1 December 2020

St John’s Waterloo have launched Waterloo Well, a programme of creative and wellbeing activities for homeless and vulnerable people, and are looking for an artist to work within a local homelessness centre to set-up and run a creative programme of activities. This programme will be drawn up by the artist themselves in communication with the team at the day-centre who can advise, from their own experiences. At the end of the residency, St John’s Waterloo shall seek to exhibit the collaborative work created by the artist and the centre’s guests at Waterloo Festival 2021

East London Dance Open Door sessions – from 26 November 2020

East London dance are holding drop-in sessions for those who would like support with Arts Council England funding applications. The sessions will provide a digital space to come together to chat through applications, ask questions and share advice and expertise to support each other. They are open to people at any stage of the application process, will be hosted via Zoom and will take place on 26 November, 10 December and 21 January.

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