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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 11, 2020

The CASE for Arts & Culture in Recovery

Louise Robson, Creative Director at Wigan STEAM, and Curious Minds CASE fellow, writes a provocation on the importance and necessity of including arts and culture as an integral part of the recovery curriculum.
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.
July 17, 2020
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Artsmark: Latest Schools Announced

Curious Minds is delighted to congratulate the very latest group of North West schools to achieve Artsmark status.
June 19, 2020
A diverse group sat in a circle.

Still curious about Creative Sanctuary

In Refugee Awareness Week last year, we launched our intention to work in partnership with Artreach. We wanted to find out more about how art and creativity were being used to support refugee children, particularly in schools, and to look for any gaps and opportunities to support, to innovate, to fundraise, or to invest.
June 18, 2020

Words are our Power

Alice Bunker-Whitney, Project Manager for Children & Young People at Writing on the Wall, shares an impactful CPD that took place last week.
June 11, 2020

Bridging the Diversity Gap

Cultural Education in Recovery: An update on our Coronavirus response programme
June 3, 2020

Arts Council England launches art packs for children during lockdown

May 28, 2020

Staying Curious in a Crisis CPDL

Curious Minds invites you to join us and a series of special guest speakers online for an upcoming season of FREE CPDL.
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