Opportunities archive

Visual artists wanted to work with residents in homeless hostel, SPACE – deadline 16 September 2014

SPACE is looking for freelance visual artists to deliver creative workshops with residents in a Camden hostel.

Critical Spaces Survey - A Critical Catalyst for Socially-Engaged Art – deadline 19 September 2014

Critical Spaces is a new and free web-based platform for socially-engaged artists, which is expected to launch in Autumn 2014. It has been designed by artists, for artists. 17 workshops have been held across the UK to research and develop this platform. This survey is your opportunity to support the fine-tuning of Critical Spaces and to pre-register for the beta launch.

The Other Side of the Wall: Geese Theatre Company training event, Birmingham – 22-24 September 2014

Geese Theatre Company has been at the forefront of arts based practice with offenders for the past 26 years. The organisation is once again running a three-day course open to anyone who is interested in, or has experience of working with offenders and young people at risk of offending. The course is also recommended for students of Applied Theatre, Prison Theatre and associated studies.

Create seeks new Director – deadline 26 September 2014

The Board of Create, Ireland’s national development agency for collaborative arts, is seeking to recruit an experienced Director to lead the organisation to the next stage of its development, nationally and internationally.

Call for partners, University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam is looking for someone to work in partnership with on a project which it is seeking to develop on dementia or older people.

Relationship-Centred Reminiscence Arts and Dementia Training – 3 October 2014

An Age Exchange one-day specialist participatory training for carers of people with dementia aimed at residential care managers and staff; day care staff, health care assistants, volunteers within health and social care settings, personal carers.

Circle Dance in Dementia – 9 October 2014

Dementia Pathfinders is offering a one day course on Circle Dance in Dementia. The training aims to enable staff to provide their own movement and music sessions with their service users.

ICAPT intensive training days – various September and October 2014

The International Centre for Arts Psychotherapies Training (ICAPT) has announced a series of intensive training sessions. Refresher for mentalisation-based arts psychotherapies practice 16 September: 9.30am - 4pm Mentalization Based Arts Psychotherapies for BPD & Psychosis 13- 14 October 2014, 09.15-16.30

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation has announced that capital and revenue funding is available to support the work of local and national charities and not-for-profit organisations that address rural and urban deprivation. Within these two main headings, the Trust is interested in helping established projects which work in the fields of:

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust – deadline 1 November 2014

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust which awards grants to registered charities in the United Kingdom has announced that the next closing date for applications is 1 November 2014. During 2014, the Trust is seeking to fund projects that promote Music and the Arts and help the elderly. Grants are usually between £1,000 and £3,000 and are awarded for one year.

Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation – deadline 5 December 2014

The Wallace & Gromit's Children's Foundation has announced that its grants making programme will re-open for applications on 1 October 2014. The Foundation supports projects in children's hospitals and hospices throughout the UK to enrich and enhance the lives of patients. Projects that could be considered by the Foundation include amongst others:

Cardboard Citizens, Theatre of the Oppressed Training workshops – various

Cardboard Citizens have announced a new season of training workshops including: Rainbow of Desires - An Introduction to Boal's "Theatre and Therapy" 7th - 9th November 2014 Discover Augusto Boal's response to "internalised oppression", and its multiple applications from the rehearsal room to therapeutic settings.

Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, Call for Papers – deadline 15 March 2015

Special issue on Culture, Museums and Wellbeing. Submissions should have a specific focus on some aspect of culture and/or museums and wellbeing. The editors are particularly interested in quantitative studies and well-developed qualitative studies that can contribute to a nuanced theoretical understanding of these areas.

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