Yorkshire

Project Manager, The Art House, Yorkshire – deadline 18 March 2013

The Art House is seeking a talented, creative, visual arts professional to join its team in Wakefield. The post-holder will lead on the delivery of all aspects of the programme, including exhibitions, residencies, advice, courses and events. The post holder also undertakes monitoring and evaluation, fundraising and manages budgets in relation to the post. Supporting freelancers and volunteers and managing partnerships and relationships is key.

Public Art Commission, St Luke's Hospice, Sheffield – deadline 31 March 2013

St Luke’s Hospice, Sheffield, is seeking to appoint an artist or artists to devise and deliver an artistic solution to recognise donors who have funded their new £5.5m In-Patient Unit development (due to be completed and operational by October 2013 with a planned launch in April-June 2014), and also to recognise ongoing revenue donors. This should be through two distinct installations/pieces; however, these could be intrinsically linked.

Fee: circa £10,000

Musical theatre/director/deviser, NHS Bradford, Airdale and Leeds – deadline 12 February

Commission for a Lead artist/director/deviser or company to create a musical theatre production for schools to promote active lifestyles.

Architect/Engineer and Sculptor/Installation Artist, The Grief Series, Yorkshire – deadline 15 January

Ellie Harrison is about to begin work developing the first phase of part 4 of her body of work The Grief Series, and is looking for collaborators.

Architect/Engineer for Part 4 of The Grief Series
Paid (£1000-£2000 dependent on skills/experience) flat fee
Travel expenses will also be provided.

The successful applicant will work collaboratively with a team of performance makers and artists working in sculpture and installation to design and build an interactive installation for public spaces and passing audiences.

Project Coordinator, Hoot Creative Arts, Yorkshire – deadline 14 December

Hoot Creative Arts is an arts and health charitable company offering a range of opportunities for people to get involved in music, dance and other creative activities as a way of improving physical and emotional wellbeing. Hoot is an approved provider and Creative Partner of Kirklees council, Creative Partner to South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust and an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation (NPO). A core staff team of 12 benefits additionally from a range of associate artist input, and the organisation works closely with AiM (Artists in Mind).

Freelance Arts and Health Project Manager required, Rotherham MBC – deadline 6 January

ARTiculate is a 2 year multi-artform project with Mental Health Service Users in Swallownest Court Adult Inpatient Unit, and Woodlands Older People Mental Health Unit, both part of the Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH). The project is led by Rotherham MBC Community Arts Service (Arts and Health Officer), in partnership with RDaSH.

The project is an action research project; as well as being designed to improve the health and wellbeing of participants through participation in arts workshops, evaluation plays a key role.

Yorkshire Film Archive Memory Bank

Memory Bank is a new resource for use in reminiscence therapy and life story work. It uses archive film spanning six decades, which has been selected and edited along familiar themes, to help connect the past to the present and bring memories back to life.

Admin & Finance Worker / AiM inSide Worker, AiM (Artists in Mind), Yorkshire – deadline 14 October

AiM is an arts charity supporting individuals with acute and enduring mental ill health in the community and in secure locations (hospitals, forensic units, prisons).

The organisation currently has two vacancies:

1) Admin & Finance Worker
This temporary post is required to cover a six-month leave of absence. The job holder will be responsible for maintaining and developing administrative, information, monitoring and financial systems in order to ensure AiM’s effective, efficient and accurate operations.

Love Arts Festival, Leeds – 2-29 October

Love Arts Festival, organised by Arts and Minds and Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, will explore the connections between the arts mental health and wellbeing through a month of events.

w: www.loveartsleeds.co.uk

Launch of Sheffield Arts & Wellbeing Network – 2 November

A new Sheffield Arts & Wellbeing Network is being launched with a conference event including keynote speeches from Dan Jarvis MBE, Shadow Minister for Arts & Culture, Alex Coulter, Chair of the National Alliance for Arts & Wellbeing. Open to anyone with an interest in the connections between arts and wellbeing, the network will celebrate and help publicise existing arts and wellbeing initiatives, bring people together to share ideas & resources, and develop new projects.

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