Opportunities archive

Unicorn Theatre schools officer, London – deadline 12 August 2016

To support work with school audiences and develop new relationships. Unicorn Theatre is the UK’s leading professional theatre for young audiences, dedicated to inspiring and invigorating young people of all ages, perspectives and abilities, and empowering them to explore the world through theatre.

Part-time Arts And Culture Co-ordinator, Age & Opportunity, Dublin – deadline 12 August 2016

A one-year contract to co-ordinate initiatives including the Bealtaine Festival, Samhain, Cultural Companions and Beosach (Age & Opportunity’s international arts and culture journal).

Proposals invited for engage 39 journal – deadline 15 August 2016

Engage 39 is seeking international contributions relating to current social, economic and policy contexts for visual arts in health and wellbeing. Questions they would like to address include: 1. What are the current social, economic and policy contexts for arts in health and wellbeing in the UK and internationally?

Visual artist, Arts-on-Prescription, St Albans – deadline 19 August 2016

To work with the St Albans Arts Team, St Albans District Council and Mind in Mid Herts to run a series of nine workshops to establish best practice.

Dance Well Project Assistant, Akademi – deadline 12 September 2016

Akademi are seeking a Project Assistant to support the efficient delivery of their Dance Well project and other associated work. Working with the Dance Well Project Officer you will be responsible for organising outreach work, evaluation and the coordination of sessions for our Big Lottery funded project.

Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Facilitators, London – 13 September 2016

To give arts practitioners and facilitators increased skills and confidence in working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia and their carers or families. Tuesday 13 September, 10:30am to 17:30pm The Jewish Museum, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB

Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing online course – from September 2016

An eight-week online course for personal and professional development, led by Lapidus members. The new course begins on 12 September, and is part of the Professional Writing Academy (PWA) suite of courses. Discount available for Lapidus members.

NADFAS grants – deadline 30 September 2016

The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) has announced its autumn round of grants of up to £5,000 from the Patricia Fay Memorial Fund.

CW+ Art Collection Volunteer, London

CW+ manage an art collection of over 1,000 works of art on display throughout the wards, clinics and public areas of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Comprised predominantly of contemporary artworks, the collection contains prints, paintings, sculpture and site-specific commissions by a variety of artists across different genres.

MSC in Creative Arts and Mental Health, Queen Mary University of London

For education professionals, artists, scholars, and mental health practitioners. The MSc offers students the opportunity to learn in detail, from both arts and science perspectives, how art and performance can be used to think critically about and engage the public with concepts and experiences of mental health and the mental health system.

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.

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.

ICAPT Autumn training, Harrow – from September 2016

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