Current opportunities

Two new strategic funds from Arts Council England

Celebrating Age, jointly funded by the Baring Foundation, will grant £50k-100k to organisations investing in access for older people, while Building Resilience aims to increase the resilience of up to 100 cultural organisations.

The Art of Mentalizing – 22 - 24 October 2016

Submissions are invited for this New York conference bringing together people working in psychology to explore the role of arts in health. The theme of the conference is “how we define and develop the clinical interventions required to produce sustainable change and the role of mentalizing in this process.” Proposals are invited for:

Dance for Parkinson’s Online Learning

An eight-unit programme available online. Cost: £65, or £55 for members of Dance for PD® or People Dancing. Multi-user license available for organisations, starting at £40 per person.

ACE Ambition for Excellence Fund – rolling deadline, until October 2017

The Fund seeks to stimulate and support ambition, talent and excellence across the arts sector in England, especially outside London.

Dance Movement Psychotherapy Foundation

Goldsmith’s dance movement psychotherapy foundation course runs for 26 weeks on Tuesdays from 6-8pm and serves as an introduction to dance therapy.

Festival co-ordinator - deadline 31 October 2016

LAHF is recruiting a Festival Co-ordinator to support the delivery of next year’s Creativity and Wellbeing Week.

Musician Volunteers - deadline 31 October 2016

Powerhouse for Women, an organisation that works with women with learning difficulties, is holding a Halloween Party on Monday 31st October. The event will take place from 1-3pm in East London and the organisation is looking for musicians for a spooky jam session. DBS check desirable

Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care: training and apprenticeship – October 2016

A new short course and full apprenticeship scheme from the European Reminiscence Network, in partnership with the University of Greenwich.

Storytelling for Health Conference call for contributors - deadline 3 November 2016

Next June, Swansea will play host to an international conference will bring together arts practitioners, health practitioners and researchers to acknowledge and celebrate the importance and growth of storytelling for health and to understand and promote good practice. Contributions within the following three conference strands are being sought: · Sharing good practice

Freelance fundraiser - deadline 4 November 2016

Arts & Health South West would like to appoint a freelance fundraiser on an initial 1 year contract. The fundraiser will support AHSW in delivering its Arts Council England Catalyst Evolve fundraising programme to build organisational resilience and the development of the arts and health infrastructure in the South West region.

Call for papers - art and design in healthcare contexts - deadline 7 November 2016

The Association of Art Historians annual conference, will next year include a panel discussion exploring art and design in healthcare.

Manifestations of the Mind

Artist Antonia Attwood is looking for participants with lived experience of mental ill health to take part in an in-depth arts project.

Balancing Arts

A man with experience of coping with depression is needed for a film project by Kaleido Film Collective and Feral Foxy Ladies.

Aesop Marketplace

Arts charity and social enterprise Aesop has launched its own Marketplace to connect health decision-makers with arts in health programmes

ICAPT Autumn training, Harrow – from September 2016

A range of training opportunities from the International Centre for Arts Psychotherapies.