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March 23, 2021
Young person and facilitator at a Hope Streets Hope Hub meeting in 2019

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
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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.
February 5, 2021

Creativity Exchange

This February, Arts Council England (ACE) has launched Creativity Exchange, a new online community to encourage teaching for creativity across the curriculum. Designed for school leaders, teachers and cultural organisations who work with schools, this platform will be a place for creative inspiration and to share innovative practice in education.
January 22, 2021
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High Hopes

The youth-led Festival of Hope, part of Curious Minds' flagship youth heritage project, Hope Streets, has been shortlisted in the 'Best Arts Project' category of the Hearts for the Arts Awards 2021.
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.
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.
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 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 17, 2020
Children in an art classroom using materials.

Artsmark: Latest Schools Announced

Curious Minds is delighted to congratulate the very latest group of North West schools to achieve Artsmark status.
June 11, 2020

Bridging the Diversity Gap

Cultural Education in Recovery: An update on our Coronavirus response programme
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.
May 18, 2020

Creative Engagement Partnership for Young People in Manchester

As part of our response to the COVID-19 Crisis, we are keen to be part of alliances with those who share our ambition to support the cultural education sector.
May 15, 2020

Cultural Education & COVID-19: A message from the grass-roots

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport called for evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on the cultural sector. In response, Curious Minds submitted evidence gathered from 180 freelance professionals and 45 community arts organisations.
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