Current opportunities

Visual Arts Development Manager (Maternity Cover) – deadline 23 April 2015

Guy's and St Thomas' Charity is looking for a Visual Arts Development Manager (maternity cover) for an initial period of 9 months. Working with the Head of Arts Strategy, the post-holder will carry considerable responsibility for delivering on the Charity's arts strategy, with special emphasis on visual and media arts by:

Mental health art group volunteer – deadline 24 April 2015

Hammersmith and Fulham Mind is seeking a volunteer to support its Wednesday afternoon art group.

Catharsis and Art exhibition opportunity – deadline 26 April 2015

Artists are invited to submit work they consider to be the result of catharsis or a cathartic act for an exhibition in Brighton later this spring.

Access and Community Assistant - deadline 27 April 2015

The National Portrait Gallery is recruiting an Access and Community Assistant to support the delivery of its creative art programme in children’s hospitals in London, engaging young people and their families with art, music, illustration and photography workshops.

Art Studio Co-ordinator – deadline 27 April 2015

Headway is recruiting an Art Studio Co-ordinator to be based at its art studio, part of its Day Service in Hackney for adult survivors of brain injury.

Pottery volunteer, Hoffmann Foundation for Autism – deadline 30 April 2015

A ceramic/pottery volunteer is sought by autistic adult day care centre to provide workshops for service users. Some knowledge of autism or special needs would be helpful. The successful candidate will work under supervision of the art co-ordinator. DBS checks will be needed. Lunch and travel expenses provided.

The Hub – deadline 1 May 2015

The Wellcome Trust is now accepting applications for a new group of residents for The Hub. Based in Wellcome Collection, The Hub provides a unique space and resource for an interdisciplinary group of researchers to work on an original project related to health, medicine or wellbeing.  

The Arts and Dementia PhD Studentships – deadline 11 May 2015

Three PhD studentships Applications are available at the University of Worcester and the University of Nottingham designed to explore the impact of engagement with creative activities on people with all stages of dementia and on their family and professional carers.

People’s Art Prize – deadline 20 May 2015

Individual artists and organisations are invited to submit entries for a new prize for participatory community art.

Partners for Health – deadline 29 May 2015

London Catalyst and the Hospital Saturday Fund have launched a new ‘Partners for Health’ grant programme.

Room for You artists – deadline 31 May 2015

Newcastle’s Room for You programme which provides arts interventions in cancer treatment centres is seeking to expand its pool of freelance creative practitioners. Working across the North East. The organisation employs freelance artists for sessional work for a period of 4 - 6 weeks. The rate is £90 per half day.

The Creative Future Literary Awards – deadline 15 June 2015

The Creative Future Literary Awards is a national literary competition and high profile awards ceremony which celebrates talented writers who lack opportunities due to mental health issues, disability, health or social circumstance.

HLF funds to mark 50 years of London boroughs

The Heritage Lottery Fund is offering grants of up to £100,000 to projects that explore the anniversary of the creation of London’s borough system in 1965. Grants are for projects which:

Care UK Wellbeing Foundation

The Care UK Wellbeing Foundation is offering £100,000 of grants to organisations promoting wellbeing through the arts. Grants of between £500 and £2000 are available to nominated organisations. w:

Outsider Craft: open call – deadline 30 October 2015

Outsider Craft combines Outside In's fourth triennial open art exhibition and Craftspace's touring exhibitions programme, which reflects developments in craft. The exhibition will showcase work by artists facing barriers to the art world for reasons including health, disability or social circumstance.