England

Application writing workshop: National Lottery Projects Grants (ACE)

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Tuesday 27 April, 6-7:30pm & Thursday 29 April, 6-7:30pm

Mark Devereux Projects are pleased to offer our next online workshop to support artists & groups who are planning an application to Arts Council England’s National Lottery Projects Grants under £15k funding programme. Split over two evenings, Mark Devereux will share his extensive knowledge and experience building and writing successful applications over the last 12-years.

As one of the core funders of arts projects in the UK, Arts Council England grants can unlock and create important opportunities to help you realise ambitious projects and artworks. The online workshops (via Zoom) will take an in-depth look at the funders’ requirements and application process for the NLPG under £15k programme. Mark will dissect the questions – what they mean, the detail the assessors are looking for and give examples of the type of planning required to give the best opportunity for success.

This workshop is independent from Arts Council England, sharing the knowledge and experience Mark Devereux has built from previous successful grant applications.

Deadline: 
26/April/2021
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Artist Open Call - New Portraits from England`s History

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English Heritage is commissioning an England-based artist who defines themselves as either of the African diaspora, Black, African, African-Caribbean, Afro-Latinx, African-American or mixed heritage, to create a portrait celebrating the life of a person of the African diaspora whose story has contributed to England’s rich history.

This portrait of a male leader of African descent, whose name will be provided by English Heritage to the commissioned artist, will be hung at an English Heritage site in the North of England. English Heritage particularly welcomes applications from artists based in the North of England for this opportunity. 

This commission is part of a larger project which will see the display of 5 other portraits of people of the African diaspora, at sites connected to their subjects, between May and November 2021, alongside an accompanying public programme. With the lives of shortlisted portrait subjects spanning between AD 145 and 1982, this project will bring light to the stories of the African diaspora throughout England’s history.

The selected artist will be supported by English Heritage curators and historians to creatively depict their subject. 

The deadline for completion of the portrait is Monday 5th April 2021.

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£2000
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An award of £2000 will be made to the selected artist for the creation of the artwork which will then become the property of English Heritage. 

Deadline: 
25/January/2021

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New places released for Change Creation programme

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Change Creation works with visionary organisations to create and embed transformational change. Designed and delivered by people make it work, one of the UK’s most experienced organisational development agencies working in the Cultural sector, Change Creation involves and engages organisations to shape, test, challenge and realise lasting change through networks, peer learning, research, tools, resources, a hot-house of support, industry experts, workshops, learning events… and much more! By working and learning together and creating a vibrant community of leaders, organisations are supported to realise and share real change that benefits their people, audiences, participants and the wider cultural sector.

Demand for our next Change Creation Programme has been staggering and so we have decided to build TWO new programmes – one running from November 2019 – December 2021 and another in June 2020 until July 2022 and we've have released new places for leaders of arts, heritage and cultural organisations to join this two year programme. 

Join Camden Arts Centre, National Trust, New Contemporaries, Bristol City Culture Team, Henry Moore Institute, This New Ground, Sheffield Theatres, In Between Time, Little Angel Theatre, Museums Sheffield, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Halton Libraries, Severn Arts, Wildwood Arts, East London Dance, Theatre Royal York, and Colston Hall and many more in a hot house of organisational change and leadership development, within a peer learning environment.

Attend between 12 and 30 days of professional development, free workshops, online tools and resources, the unstoppable support of people make it work, an organisational development agency with 19 years of experience of working with Arts and Cultural Organisations. Make change happen faster, easier and deeper in your organisation.

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21/November/2019

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