East Midlands

Creative Wellbeing Curator/Coordinator vacancy – deadline 14 September 2020

QUAD, the Derby cultural-hub, is looking for someone with a passion for arts for health to curate a programme of creative wellbeing arts activity that delivers and builds on QUAD’s existing programme. The successful candidate will lead the development and dissemination of the Garfield Weston Foundation supported ‘Uplift Project’ (Sept 2020 to Aug 2022).

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Artists sought to deliver Matinée Outreach project – deadline 24 August 2020

Matinée, the Derbyshire based scheme that initially focused on providing dementia friendly film events for those living with dementia and their friends, family and carers, has launched a new project in response to Covid-19. The scheme is seeking two artists to work creatively with individual households with people living with dementia and currently isolated due to the coronavirus crisis, to develop their sense of connectedness.

Further details of the roles and project, and how to apply can be found here

 

Programmer vacancies at Derby Museums

Derby Museums is looking for energetic and proactive people to fill two programmer roles. Candidates will have a strong sense of the role that culture, heritage and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) can play in the development of people’s skills, capacities and wellbeing.

Dementia & Imagination: Art as Inspiration, Artists as Researchers, Derby – 17 December 2019

The University of Derby's Arts-based Research in Dementia cluster invite you to attend a seminar in their series of arts-based and creative approaches to dementia care

A Culture of Care: Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance national conference, Derby Museum – 19-20 March 2020

The theme of the event will be care: care for one another (participants, practitioners, commissioners); care for the environment; and caring economies

Power of Music in Health and Social Care 2019, Nottingham – 4 November 2019

Following the success of its first Power of Music in Health and Social Care Conference in October 2018, the University of Nottingham has announced its second conference .

Call for artwork inspired by mental health issues - Deadline 3rd May 2019

City Arts and the the Institute of Mental Health are looking for submissions of artwork inspired by mental illness, or created by artists living with mental health issues.

Talent25 study to track impact of creativity on children

Arts Council England is collaborating with De Montfort University to track 100 children born in Leicester until they are 25 years old. The Talent25 programme will assess the ongoing impact of activities such as learning music, visiting museums, going to children’s festivals and watching theatre.

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People Power Practice, Peterborough – 17 January 2019

Creative People and Places are hosting a one-day symposium for cultural leaders wanting to develop a more inclusive approach.

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Music Care training, Nottingham – 21-22 November 2018

The University of Nottingham is hosting a Level 1 Music Care Training course in partnership with Room 217 and Opus Music. Music Care Training is suitable for healthcare providers, family and volunteer caregivers, musicians, teachers and any other community members who would like to learn how to care using music. No prior musical experience is necessary.

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