EU calls on the arts to empower & integrate refugees

2 June 2017

Also this week: Tate launches new website for kids

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EU calls on the arts to empower and integrate refugees

The UK and Poland were the only EU countries that didn’t contribute to a major new report on how arts organisations and policy makers can help migrants. Read more

Year 5 pupils turn art project into lucrative business

AND Advocate Kerri Sellens tells Schools Week how her school has come up with a lucrative business model, with pupils selling original works of art to raise money. Read more

Tate launches new website for kids

The site has been designed in consultation with local kids and offers a host of games, quizzes, videos and activities inspired by art, including creative challenges to do at home and a gallery where children can share their own art. Read more

Donmar Warehouse production to explore motherhood in theatre

London's Donmar Warehouse is to stage a series of workshop performances in collaboration with Parents in Performing Arts, based on the experience of becoming a mother. Read more

Artist support network Stamp launches in London

London-based theatre organisations including the Barbican and the Old Vic have launched a network dedicated to improving support for artists and promoting theatre. Read more

Radio 4 launches live ‘virtual-reality’ theatre show

Described as "virtual reality for radio", Theatre on 4 will record a production on stage in binaural sound and in front of a live audience. Read more


Artsmark Development Day for Arts & Cultural Organisations

Last few places left for this half-day session for NPOs and cultural organisations that would like to find out more about the Artsmark process. Find out more

Late at Tate Britain: Platinum Paradise

A contemporary response to Queer British Art 1861-1967, exploring what queer nightlife means to many Londoners today. Find out more

Pop Up Lab

A practice-sharing conference for teachers, educators & literature professionals. Lab invigorates practice and programming by exploring imaginative approaches to engaging young readers and writers with literature. Find out more

Picture credit: Rasande Tyskar via VisualHunt / CC BY-NC