North East

National Alliance for Arts in Criminal Justice annual conference, York – 5 October 2016

This year’s NAACJ annual conference is ‘Arts, culture and innovation in criminal justice settings: improving outcomes in a new policy landscape’; it will include the launch of a new guide for commissioning arts projects in criminal justice settings in response to the Coates Review and the Culture White Paper. The conference and publication will highlight the unique role of the arts in supporting rehabilitation, including how arts can support safe and secure prisons and improve outcomes for offenders across the prison estate and in the community.

Freelance Artists, Arts and Wellbeing, High Peak Community Arts – deadline 14 April 2016

Project eARTh (Environmental Art and Health) is for adults experiencing mental distress or other long term conditions or physical impairments; it is looking for ideas for its existing art groups for the next 3 to 4 years, from late 2016 onwards.

Project eARTh runs projects in which the participants work collectively to create artworks – often for the community – installed in public spaces.

Freelance Project Coordinator, Music in Hospitals (North East) – closing date 15 March

Closes Tuesday 15 March 2016 (£15k-20k pro rata) Part time

The Kellett Fund: Active ageing in the northeast – deadline 15 April 2016

The Kellett Fund wishes to support projects in Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and Chester-Le-Street which enable older people to age actively, and to remain involved in all manner of community activities. Voluntary and community groups are eligible to apply for grants of up to £30,000 per annum for up to three years. Projects must enable active ageing by addressing one of the following two priorities:

Get Creative Networking – 12 February 2016

What Next? And the BBC is organising a series of events to help organisations find out more about the Get Creative campaign and Get Creative Day.

Chief Operating Officer – deadline 21 September 2015

The Reader Organisation is seeking a qualified accountant to take on a senior strategic role developing and delivering the organisation’s financial strategy.

Artist commission, emergency care – deadline 7 May 2015

The new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care hospital will be opening this June and an artist is sought to develop an interactive mural for the children’s waiting area.

The trust has adopted the overall theme of hope and reassurance for art in the hospital and the mural will involve using children’s drawings and poems based on a woodland ‘acorn to oak’ theme.

HenPower Creative Engagement Associate – deadline 19 April 2015

Equal Arts is looking for an artist with project coordinator skills and experience of working in older people’s care settings in central London.

The HenPower project helps older people look after hens as a healthy and sociable activity whilst delivering a creative programme which could include arts, crafts, gardening, music or movement. The Creative Engagement Associate (CEA) will coordinate a cluster of HenPower projects in five or six care homes with the first two starting in Hammersmith and Westminster.

Tyneside artist residency – deadline 20 April 2015

The North East Art Studios Partnership, which works with adults with mental ill health, is inviting expressions of interest from artists to plan and deliver a creative project across the studios, between June 2015 and February 2016.

The 6 studios in the partnership are located in: North Shields, South Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees. The studios all provide creative spaces and regular activities predominately for adults with mental ill-health, some with physical and learning disabilities.

Room for You artists – deadline 31 May 2015

Newcastle’s Room for You programme which provides arts interventions in cancer treatment centres is seeking to expand its pool of freelance creative practitioners.

Working across the North East. The organisation employs freelance artists for sessional work for a period of 4 - 6 weeks. The rate is £90 per half day.



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