Curious Thoughts – Curious Minds

Curious Thoughts

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.
July 3, 2020

Curious Minds and Anti-Racism

The very first words of our mission statement are ‘Our vision is for an equal society...’. Tackling unequal access to, and through, arts and culture are right at the heart of why Curious Minds exists. We recognise that our work is far from done, and acknowledge we have a long way to go with specific regards to ethnic and racial diversity.
May 31, 2019

The Augar Review and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Curious Minds' response to the Augar Review from Dr. Steph Hawke, Senior Manager: External Funding & Policy.
March 8, 2019

Curious Thoughts: Thinking Positive

How can arts and culture give our young people hope? Curious Minds' Head of Innovation and Inclusion, Kelly Allen, shares her thoughts on the role that arts and culture can play in improving mental wellbeing for children and young people
February 22, 2019

Curious Blog: Character Foundations

Creativity and performance are the building blocks of character says Education Secretary Damian Hinds. We absolutely agree and we have the evidence to prove it...
February 2, 2018

A View from the Bridge: Jude Bird

Reasons to be cheerful about creative arts subjects in schools icon Last week saw another headline about creative arts in schools being squeezed… henny penny the creative arts sky is […]
December 12, 2017
Three people sat in a busy conference room. They look to be debating a personal topic and making notes.

A View from the Bridge: Caz Brader

October 19, 2017

Curious Thoughts: Learning About Culture

August 7, 2017

Failing Forward Reflections on the National Arts Fundraising and Leadership Summer School

June 2, 2017

Curious Thoughts: Head, Heart and Hand

May 5, 2017

Grammars & Social Mobility

April 7, 2017

Curious Thoughts: Half of British Teenagers Have Never Been To A Theatre

The BBC reported this week that half of teenagers have never been to a theatre. The social mobility commission reported last week of entrenched inequalities in opportunities and the BBC […]
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