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Call for entries and opportunity to exhibit

Kindly provided by Parker Harris Exhibition opportunity for UK-based artists! The @colourpenciluks is inviting artists to show their work at the @oxotowerwharf. There will be a range of prizes, including the Best Picture Award, worth £1,000. The UK Coloured Pencil...

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Royal Opera House Design Challenge

WHAT IS THE DESIGN CHALLENGE? Design Challenge is a completely FREE Royal Opera House national learning programme and competition, open to any students from Year 10 upwards. Design Challenge allows students to develop their design skills as they follow a live brief...

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#ArtIsEssential Campaign

In late November 2020, CHEAD and CVAN* met with key art sector organisations with regional and national influence in visual arts with a view to form an advocacy group. This meeting demonstrated a sense of urgency to change the perception that our sector is in a stable...

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Covid-19 and the response from the Design Sector

COVID-19 and challenges for the design sector Thought piece provided by Jack Tindale All-Party Parliamentary Group for Design and Innovation. Few sectors of the economy punch above their weight like design. According to research by the Design Council, the value of the...

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CHEAD Statement: Professor Elaine Thomas CBE

CHEAD Trustees are shocked and saddened to learn of the recent death of Professor Elaine Thomas CBE. Elaine Thomas studied painting at Manchester Polytechnic before taking up a post as Fine Art lecturer at the Ulster Polytechnic in 1973. She remained in Northern...

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October 2018 Policy Update now available

Policy Update now available #CHEADPOL with links to podcast on Creativity and profile of ACE CEO Darren Henley including what's in store for Arts Council England Strategy for next Ten Years.

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CHEAD submission to the Fourth Industrial Revolution inquiry

CHEAD has made a submission to the House of Commons Education Committee's inquiry into the Fourth Industrial Revolution stressing the importance of understanding creative arts and design outside the ‘creative industries’ box as diverse sets of skills underpinning...

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