Gold Arts Award Resources

Gold is the highest level of Arts Award young people can achieve. Through Gold, young people will gain a Level 3 qualification and build a portfolio that demonstrates their achievements as an artist and arts leader. It is also a great way to evidence soft skills and leadership qualities to future employers.
To help support Gold Advisers, Curious Minds has developed a set of resources sharing the real life stories of young people who have undertaken Gold Arts Award. These resources include an interactive pdf taking you through the journeys of two Gold Alumni, and three short films about the value of undertaking the award.

This interactive PDF introduces two young Gold Arts Award alumni and links to several short 'vox pops', in which they share their experience of Arts Award and the impact it has had on their careers. The resource highlights specific themes of their Arts Award such as leadership and meeting industry professionals >>
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Developing employability
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Brighter Futures

The three films below look at how and why Gold Arts Award has been delivered in a university setting, as well as demonstrating the value Arts Award has had on the career development and employability skills of the young people interviewed. It highlights the value it adds to their course, also touching upon why employers value Arts Award.