Curious Blog

March 22, 2024

Active Listening

In 2022, Curious Minds worked with seven early career professionals under the Kickstart scheme as Creative Youth Voice Champions. In this short blog, one of these Champions, Faisal, looks back on his experiences and how he saw his work directly benefiting young people in Bolton.
February 16, 2024

Goldsmiths PhD Collaboration

Curious Minds proudly announces a groundbreaking collaboration with Goldsmiths University and SeNSS for a new PhD opportunity titled 'Creativity, curiosity and professional artists in schools.' Delve into the influence of teaching artists, exploring how they ignite creativity and critical thinking in pupils. Guided by experts from Goldsmiths and Curious Minds, our innovative studentship project promises groundbreaking insights into arts education.
January 16, 2024

Awards 2024 Launched

The Northern Cultural Education Awards shine a light on best practice, innovation and activism in the field of creative and cultural education across the North of England. Taking place on May 24th 2024, the Awards Ceremony will bring together teachers, cultural organisations, artists and leaders to celebrate their commitment and impact.
November 8, 2023

Young Associates Recruitment 2024

We are recruiting the latest cohort of Young Associates. We are looking for ten young leaders from creative backgrounds, aged 18 to 25 years old, who are ready to take on a new challenge and become the next generation of leaders and change-makers.
September 4, 2023

Leading the Arts in Your School 2023-24

Curious Minds will be running this ever popular arts leadership development programme for teachers in the 2023-24 academic year. This year, with the support of Arts Council England, we are delighted to be extending our offer to welcome delegates from across the North of England.

Applications are now open for our highly popular arts leadership development programme Leading the Arts in Your School.
August 25, 2023

Remembering Eleanor Chapman

We were devastated to learn this week of the sudden and unexpected death of our Trustee, Eleanor Chapman. A hugely accomplished cultural leader and performer, Elli was also a passionate advocate for children and young people's right to high quality creative and cultural learning.
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