Sally Gorton – Curious Minds

Sally Gorton

September 18, 2020

Locked down… but not out

We've decided to organise a stripped-back awards programme for 2020, which will focus on uncovering the outstanding efforts and achievements made by individuals and organisations to maintain the creative lives of children and young people during this unique period in time.
September 17, 2020

In times of uncertainty

A partnership between Curious Minds and Accrington Academy, United Learning Trust has been shortlisted for a prestigious national teaching award.
September 4, 2020
A young adult and older male walk through a cultural venue deep in discussion

Hope Floats

As the government unveils more details of its 'Plan for Jobs’, Curious Minds' Head of Careers & Employability, Holly Ball, reflects on the opportunities and challenges the initiative presents for the cultural sector.
August 25, 2020
Sir Ken Robinson PhD

Sir Ken Robinson 1950-2020

It was with real sadness that the Curious Minds team learned of Sir Ken Robinson’s passing on 21 August.
August 17, 2020
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Supporting Schools Creatively

As a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 10 Arts Council England Bridge Organisations worked together to conduct a National Survey of Schools in July 2020. The aim was to understand how the cultural sector can best support schools moving forward.
July 23, 2020

Trustee Appointments

Curious Minds, is delighted to announce the appointment of Karen Crowshaw as its new Chair of Trustees, alongside two new Board members.
July 20, 2020
Bubble Up with Curious Minds

Bubble Up with Curious Minds

Curious Minds is offering up to 40 commissions worth £2,200 each to community facing organisations and freelance teaching artists, to deliver extra-curricular cultural learning clubs in neighbourhoods across the North West of England.
June 11, 2020

Bridging the Diversity Gap

Cultural Education in Recovery: An update on our Coronavirus response programme
May 19, 2020

Associated Benefits

As the Cohort 2 of the Young Associates near the end of their time with Curious Minds, Lois and Amber sat down with Holly Ball, our Head of Careers and Employability, to reflect on their experience
April 3, 2020

COVID-19: Bridging the Gap

Fast turnaround CPDL bursaries from Curious Minds, for cultural education freelancers and small or community-based arts organisations whose main work is with schools or children & young people
March 5, 2020

Get Globally Curious

Thanks to funding from Erasmus+, we are able to invite 24 youth, community or non-formal education professionals from a variety of sectors to take part in three international visits and practice exchanges for our Global Curiosity programme.
January 31, 2020

New Funding: Global Curiosity

Curious Minds, is today celebrating a new international alliance with European partners, after securing funding for its ‘Global Curiosity’ cultural learning programme.
November 8, 2019
Marple Hall School Stockport - Artsmark Award Presentation

SmART Sparks

Phillippa O'Shea, Director of Teaching and Learning for Creative Arts at Marple Hall School in Stockport, looks back on the school's Artsmark journey for Artsmark Celebration Week 2019.
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