Opportunities archive

Freelance evaluator for impact study, Milton Keynes Council – deadline 14 January 2013

Milton Keynes Council (MKC) requires an evaluation and impact assessment for its public art in schools programme. The public art in school programme has been running since 2006 and has involved 11 schools. At this stage in the programme MKC would like to review and asses its impact to inform future schemes.

Arts 4 Dementia, Dementia UK training workshop – 14 January

Arts 4 Dementia in association with Dementia UK is running an interactive training workshop for arts facilitators and volunteers planning individual or group activities for people in the early stages of dementia and carers, with explanation of their abilities and needs. The workshop will be held at Dementia UK's offices, 6 Camden High Street, London NW1 0JH.

Architect/Engineer and Sculptor/Installation Artist, The Grief Series, Yorkshire – deadline 15 January

Ellie Harrison is about to begin work developing the first phase of part 4 of her body of work The Grief Series, and is looking for collaborators. Architect/Engineer for Part 4 of The Grief Series Paid (£1000-£2000 dependent on skills/experience) flat fee Travel expenses will also be provided.

Artist wanted for Parent/Carers Film Project, Walsall – deadline 18 January

Walsall Creative Development Team in partnership with the Parenting Team and Teenage Pregnancy Team (NHS) requests proposals from arts workers/media companies to creatively design, develop and deliver a film making project.

Outreach Co-Ordinator, UCL Department / Division: Museums and Public Engagement – deadline 22 January

The Outreach Co-ordinator will work alongside the Principle Investigator, Research Associate, London University College Hospitals Arts Curator, UCL Museums & Public Engagement curators, and project partners from hospital, healthcare, community and residential care settings to explore the impact of object handling as an enrichment and therapeutic intervention with a range of adults and olde

Research opportunity – invitation to tender – deadline 23 January

The Arts Alliance is commissioning a new piece of research exploring different art-forms and the process of desistance from crime.

Artist/Creative Consultant Warwickshire Autism Strategy, Warwickshire County Council – deadline 24 January

Warwickshire County Council is seeking an experienced artist/artists’ collective to devise, deliver and evaluate 10 creative consultation sessions alongside WCC staff in 10 identified schools and colleges in Warwickshire and Coventry.

Training for Creative Practitioners, New Writing South, Brighton – 25 January

Making creative work in new settings: working with intergenerational groups. This workshop, led by Sara Clifford from Inroads Productions, aims to help writers and other artists develop new skills, in working in partnership with schools/youth groups, and elders’ settings, such as day centres. The session will include a visiting guest speaker from the sector.

Consultant - Organisational Development, Venture Arts, North West – deadline 25 January

Venture Arts has secured funding from Arts Council England for a focused piece of organisational development to support the organisation through a period of exploration and options appraisal towards developing a five to ten year business plan.

Cowper Care: artist’s commission, arts and dementia care, Dublin – deadline 25 January

Create, the development agency for collaborative arts, in tandem with Cowper Care, is seeking expressions of interest from artists with experience of working within the field of arts and health and arts and older people to engage with the context of dementia care in the creation of work for a Dublin based nursing home that provides care to older people.

Artist Residencies, Age Concern Central Lancashire – deadline 28 January

Age Concern Central Lancashire wishes to commission 3 artists or artists’ groups, to work on ‘Where the heart is’, a programme of artist residencies in the Preston / West Lancashire area. The residencies will explore concepts of ‘home’ and ‘community’ for people with dementia; a condition that can leave them isolated, confused and socially excluded.

Care2Care Artists Residency, Age Concern Central Lancashire – deadline 28 January

Age Concern Central Lancashire in partnership with CSV Preston, want to commission an exceptional artist or filmmaker to work on Care2Care, a groundbreaking collaboration between a group of people with dementia and a group of socially excluded teenagers living in care.

Dorset County Hospital seeks Arts Co-ordinator – deadline 28 January

Dorset County Hospital has an outstanding collection of contemporary art and a lively programme of participatory projects, exhibitions and events. Arts in Hospital provides a valued service to the hospital staff, patients and community, making a recognised contribution to delivering a high quality patient environment and patient experience.

Call for Artists, Forge Forward, West Midlands

The Forge Forward Dudley team are currently seeking artists for an exhibition with the theme of Addiction. Working with Cranstoun, a drugs rehabilitation group, Forge Forward is looking for artists who use the theme of addiction within their work, are recovering addicts (in any sense of the word) or who are friends/relatives of those with addictions.

Commission, Creative Design Options: Riverside Unit, Bolton at Home – deadline 31 January

Bolton at Home is a registered charity providing social housing which owns and manages over 18,000 properties in Bolton, Lancashire. Bolton at Home is looking for an experienced artist/designer, creative collaboration or organisation to develop and deliver a set of high quality creative design options for the interior spaces at its Riverside Unit office.