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What makes working in the arts and mental health sustainable?

How can people and organisations survive and thrive in mental health and the arts? The Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance, funded by the Baring Foundation, are running a six-month project to understand more about work with creativity and mental health. They are searching for participants who can answer yes to the following questions:

GSK Impact Awards – deadline 20 September 2021

The annual GSK IMPACT Awards, return to recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Up to 20 awards will be made, ranging from £4,000 to £50,000, and the winning organisations will have access to excellent leadership training and development opportunities.
 
The awards have been running since 1997, funded by GSK and managed in partnership with The King’s Fund. The deadline for applications is Monday 20 September 2021. 
 

Brighton & Hove Arts & Health Network initial meeting – 23 March 2021

Freelance independent practitioners working in the arts and/or health sector and working or living in Brighton & Hove are invited to join the first meeting of the area’s Arts & Health Network.

Company coordinator vacancy – deadline 12 February 2021

Rosetta Life is a group of artists who work with those living with life-limiting illness to shape and share stories that matter through movement, song, image, film and writing. They have an opening for a part-time company coordinator to organise their day-to-day operations as the organisation embarks on several exciting new initiatives.

Find out more

 

Colour in Motion, Addenbrooke’s Hospital – until 1 September 2021

British artist Ian Davenport is exhibiting a collection of prints and paintings at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The exhibition is a collaboration between Paintings in Hospitals, the Jerwood Collection, and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and has been specifically designed for Addenbrooke’s rehabilitation gymnasiums, to enhance the physiotherapy environment with art that evokes movement and energy.

Arts and Minds vacancies – deadlines 31 July & 7 August 2020

Arts and Minds, the Cambridgeshire micro-charity that uses the arts to help people living with mental health challenges, has opportunities available for trustees, a Programme Manager and a Finance & Office Manager.

The successful applicants will play a role in Arts and Minds’ mission to use the arts to support the positive mental health of individuals and communities.

Full details of the roles and how to apply can be found here.

 

Data and Research Manager position at Snape Maltings – deadline 23 March 2020

Snape Maltings centre of music has ambitions to embark on a large-scale capital campaign to develop the site significantly and support its activity as a national, and international, hub bringing together all those involved in music’s place in the world: musicians, researchers, clinicians.

A Space to be You, Headway Milton Keynes and Sophie Bennett – until 29 March 2020

This exhibition showcases a selection of recent works by artists who attend Headway Milton Keynes, a charity supporting adults who have an acquired brain injury. It demonstrates a range of both individual and collaborative practices and gives a platform to a diverse group of artists.

Healing Spaces: madness, music & transformation – 25 March 2020

Dr Christopher Findlay ​will be in conversation with ​the Rev Prof June Boyce-Tillman ​at The University of Winchester, examining how psychiatry and music can work together to support healing and enrich our view of what it is to be a human being.

Further information can be found here

 

Rebel Boob, Reigning Women – 13 March 2020

A performance about breast cancer… except it’s not really about breast cancer

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