Yorkshire

International Bibliotherapy Conference, Huddersfield – 29 October 2014

The aim of the conference is; to promote bibliotherapy; help delegates develop an understanding of what bibliotherapy is, it’s effectiveness and its application; to inspire delegates to consider delivering bibliotherapy in their own settings. Bibliotherapy is the use of fiction and poetry to support and increase positive outcomes for people with mental health and wellbeing issues.

Chief Executive Officer Designate, Hoot Creative Arts, North East – deadline 22 August 2014

Hoot Creative Arts is looking to appoint a CEO Designate to work alongside its current founder and CEO to steer the organisation into the future. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will take the reins as CEO from 2016 onwards.

Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and working across the North East, Hoot runs a wide range of creative groups and activities for people with mental health needs, older people, people in prisons or special hospitals, and a range of vulnerable groups and communities.

North at Sheffield Children’s Hospital – until 5 October 2014

NORTH is a new exhibition by Sheffield artist Jonathan Wilkinson and brings together his collection of architectural artworks. Known for his cityscape prints, Jonathan’s art celebrates the places and things that people love about where they live. A painter and printmaker, his scenes of urban landscapes and landmarks mix architectural precision with bittersweet nostalgia.

Artfelt Workshop Coordinator – deadline 11 August 2014

 Artfelt, part of The Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity seeks an experienced Workshop Coordinator to manage its workshop programme and support the Artfelt project.

Marketing & Audience Development Consultancy – deadline 1 August 2014

Huddersfield-based arts and health organisation, HOOT, is seeking an individual or a team who has marketing and audience development experience in an arts context and some knowledge of the health and social care sector to help build partnerships and establish wider strategic networks and identify opportunities for new business and donations.

Interested respondents are asked to outline proposed methodology, budget and timetable, CVs for all team members working on this project with relevant skills and experience, details of two references.

Own Now – 3 April 2014

The OWN NOW Symposium in Skipton is designed to explore the way in which involvement in the arts can enhance the life of someone with dementia. Designed for staff who work with people living with dementia the symposium includes national and international examples of creative  practice in this field, film, participatory art making, exhibitions, research and evaluation, music and movement.

Creative co-ordinator – deadline 3 March 2014

Yorkshire-based We Do is seeking a co-ordinator to oversee and ensure the delivery of live@theLux, a new initiative aiming to develop a new arts venue within a primary care facility. The role will require venue programming, project and event management and a love of bringing the arts to new contexts and people. The initiative has been developed by We do and The Robin Lane Medical Centre in Pudsey.

Artfelt artists – deadline 29 November 2013

Artfelt, part of The Children’s Hospital Charity in Sheffield, is looking to employ a range of visual artists, crafts people, musicians and performance artists to enhance the creative workshops in the hospital. The artists’ workshops must be adaptable to a variety of ages and work within a hospital ward or waiting room environment. Expressions of interest should include: a copy of artists’ CV with visual examples of previous workshops/work or link to a website/blog; a workshop idea or list of services; an indication of daily/hourly rates for workshop delivery.

International perspectives on arts participation - 20-21 June 2014

Leeds Metropolitan University and Utrecht University, Netherlands are organising an international conference examining models of participatory arts practice, the values that underpin these, and their social and political impact. The Universities have issued a call for papers inviting artists, organisations and academics to submit case studies of participatory practice or theoretical papers looking at improving understanding of the impact of participation in the arts.

Game Change, Arts Marketing Association Conference, Sheffield – 16-18 July 2013

This Arts Marketing Association (AMA) conference will seek to share success stories from a diverse range of people who have significantly changed the game for their organisation – whether by dramatically raising earned income, reaching new target groups, deepening engagement or transforming the impact that their company has for their communities.

w: www.a-m-a.co.uk/AMAconference2013 
 

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