Project Update – June 2018

Project Launch:

The Lift the Lid project was launched at Hullabaloo in Sandown on 12th May 2018.

Artist Commissions:

The Artist Selection Panel met back on April 30th, visiting the four sites which are planned for the commissioned art. Progress is being made to confirm a short list of artists the panel wishes to invite to research and develop for art work on the Isle of Wight.

Creative apprentices:

Two new apprentices have recently been employed, and are currently being inducted into IW Council. They will be working with Quay Arts, Brading Roman Villa, Ventnor Exchange and The New Carnival Company.

European Year of Culture 2018:

Lift the Lid is now proud to be part of the European Year of Culture, which means that all project events will be badged as part of the celebrations.

The Cultural Education Partnership and Cultural Expo 2018:

A date has been set for the Cultural Expo on Tuesday 9th October 2018, from 4 – 6.30pm. We will be inviting teachers and pupils from schools all across the Isle of Wight to attend. Alternatively use Eventbrite to Sign up to the Cultural Expo.

There is now a Facebook page for teachers on the Isle of Wight wishing to connect with us.

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