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Archive for December 2015
Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place/or interest to work together on projects. The Artist in the Community Scheme is managed by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts. The deadlines for 2016 are Monday 14 March (Round 1) and Monday 27 June (Round 2). Read More
The University of the West of England and Willis Newson have launched an online evaluation resource for the arts and health community. Creative & Credible aims to support arts and health organisations and practitioners to engage with evaluation creatively, to improve their practice, to strengthen the evidence base around the benefits and impacts of arts and health projects and to make well-informed spending decisions. Read More
FutureLearn provides free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations. In February 2016, the University of Warwick will commence a six-week course on ‘Literature and Mental Health: Reading for Wellbeing’, Trinity College Dublin will present a five-week course on ‘Strategies for Successful Ageing’, and the University of Cape Town will present on ‘Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare’.
Artist Denis Roche will present Open Window – Creating and Curating a ‘Virtual Window’ to Reduce Hospital Anxiety, Depression & Isolation on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 as part of Trinity College Dublin’s Medical Humanities & Health Initiative Seminar Series. The seminar will take place at 6pm in The Long Room Hub.
*Update: This lecture has been postponed. Please check back for further updates.*
The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council’s Bursary Awards is Thursday, 21 January 2016 at 5:30 pm. The Arts Council provides Bursary Awards in order to assist individual artists in the development of their art practice. The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development that is derived from a focused period of engagement with their practice.