Curious Futures – Curious Minds

Curious Futures

May 26, 2021

Young at Heart

Often, conversations around youth leadership understandably focus on the benefit this has for young people. But, behind each of the success stories is a story less often told of the individual adults who have enabled the young people’s success.
March 23, 2021

Creative Kickstart

Curious Minds is working closely with national and regional partners to support a wide range of employers as they open their doors to young people who need the opportunity the most. 
February 15, 2021

The Atkinson Alternative Saturday Job

Curious Minds and The Atkinson, Southport are looking for a creative and motivated young person to develop an “Adopt the Collection” fundraising pack for supporters of The Atkinson.
November 24, 2020

Bolton Museum Alternative Saturday Jobs

Curious Minds and Bolton Museum are looking for a young person aged 18 – 25 to work with them on the ‘Collecting World Connections’ project early in 2021.
November 18, 2020

Prepared for Change

Curious Minds' Head of Careers & Employability, Holly Ball, considers the vital skills cultural education offers young people, as they prepare for a rapidly changing and unpredictable employment landscape.
October 22, 2020

Call To Tender – Bridge Youth Voice Initiative

The Bridge Network are looking for an experienced individual or organisation to project manage and produce an online digital magazine series that highlights elements of best practice around ‘youth voice’ in the context of creative and cultural learning.
September 4, 2020

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.
June 5, 2020

Creative Aspirations Week

Mrs Sarah Ackerley, Creative Arts Leader at St Kentigern’s Primary School in Manchester, discusses the success of a creative aspirations week in her school.
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
March 17, 2020

COVID-19 and Curious Minds Events

May 14, 2019

Now Recruiting Young Associates

Curious Minds is recruiting for its third cohort of Young Associates.
April 12, 2019

Trailblazer Tales

Rizwan Iqbal, Community Producer at Manchester International Festival (MIF) shares his thoughts and reflections on Trailblaze placement, Jessica Mallard.
February 26, 2019

Curious Blog: Trail Finders

Rebecca Friel, Director of Odd Arts, looks back on an apprenticeship experience that paved the way to new ways of thinking...
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