When we started to plan the art commissions, it was important to identify individuals or organisations that would be interesting for the artists to meet and talk to during their Research and Development on the Island. I don't know about you but I find Twitter a wonderful source of people who have stories to tell...… Continue reading Sacred Isle’s Vlog with Dmitri Galitzine
Since the Project's first art commission was complete in August 2018, during the Ventnor Fringe Festival, school children have had the opportunity to respond creatively to the Ventnor Giant mural. The children's work was temporarily stuck on the wall under the mural. Having trained as an Arts Award advisor through Lift the Lid, teacher Clare… Continue reading Phlegm’s Ventnor Giant inspires Island children
A few years ago, the Arts Council (ACE) launched the Cultural Education Challenge which was a "call for the art, culture and education sectors to work together in offering a consistent and high quality art and cultural education for all children and young people." In order to deliver this, ACE created Bridge organisations, such as… Continue reading So what is the CEP anyway?
I can now tell you that the selection panel met on Thursday 1st November at the John Hansard Gallery, in Southampton, and chose the three remaining artists commissions for Lift the Lid, which will be completed in 2019. A multi-channel film installation, a piece of community theatre and the launch of a community lecture series… Continue reading Announcing the Lift the Lid art commissions
The Cultural Expo on Tuesday 9 October, attracted nearly 30 teachers from almost 20 schools, coming to meet together to talk all things 'Heritage and Arts'. With a video introduction from Island MP, Bob Seeley, plus welcoming words from Paul Armfield of Quay Arts, the afternoon included a very special choral performance from Gurnard Primary… Continue reading Cultural Expo 2018