You, your organisation or network should join ArtWorks Alliance if you:

Work at a strategic level representing and supporting participatory arts

Want to work collaboratively to generate real and long-term impact on the participatory arts sector

Are committed to working together to strengthen and advocate for participatory arts and participatory arts practices.


ArtWorks Alliance is a strategic network for participatory arts – a common meeting ground for knowledge exchange and the joint promotion of activities. Our work currently includes the development of training and development provision, resource development, research, events and advocacy.

Our partners actively contribute to the work programmes and we hold regular Forums to take this work forward. Partnership benefits include:

  • Annual programme of events, a forum to meet and exchange
  • Information and resources
  • Collective approach to development and resource procurement

New partners are joining us all the time, you can see the full list here. Contact Mary Schwarz to discuss joining us on the journey at


If you know that you're ready to join, you can complete our online membership form.


You don’t have to be a partner to connect with ArtWorks Alliance. Simply sign up to our newsletter and we’ll keep you up to date with our work and future plans.