Making your practice more sustainable

Making your practice more sustainable

A presentation on sustainability resources and training given by Genevieve Rudd at the AWA Gathering in November 2021, highlighting practical steps towards addressing the climate emergency as a sector in 2022 and beyond, with additional information from members.
Stitching Together: Good Practice Guidelines

Stitching Together: Good Practice Guidelines

Provides advice for facilitators of participatory textile making workshops and projects, including professional textile practitioners, artists, academic researchers, people working within museums and galleries, community activists and amateur enthusiasts. Structured...
Proof of the Pudding

Proof of the Pudding

Proof of the Pudding is a toolkit resource for artists to help them demonstrate the value and impact of participatory arts and develop partnerships for funding work. It comprises three online downloadable documents and three complementary webinars. Proof of the...
ArtWorks Cymru Quality Principles

ArtWorks Cymru Quality Principles

Nine best practice principles across three key areas of Intention, Activity and People offer prompts to talk about quality that can be used by everyone who is making participatory arts. The principles are designed to help think about how to make good work even better,...
ArtWorks Cymru

ArtWorks Cymru

ArtWorks Cymru is a two year programme based in Wales developing practice in participatory settings, and supporting the continuing professional development of artists at different stages of their career working in participatory settings. From 2015 to 2017, ArtWorks...
ArtWorks-U

ArtWorks-U

Learning resources developed by ArtWorks North East to accompany its short courses series for developing practice in participatory settings. Includes sections on: the business, getting started, development opportunities, artistic practice, exploring context....
ArtWorks Scotland: Placements in Practice

ArtWorks Scotland: Placements in Practice

The Placements in Practice site provides guidance for students, futher and higher education and host organisations embarking on arts-based work placements. Includes effective practice guides, case studies from institutions and hosts, and student reflections....
Artists and teachers resource: case studies

Artists and teachers resource: case studies

Artists and teachers talk about embedding creativity, plans and flexibility, what an artist brings to a school, working across departments, linking to the curriculum and successful planning and negotiation. Part of an ArtWorks Scotland resource for teachers and...
Artists and teachers resource: case studies

ArtWorks Scotland: Artists and teachers resource

Everything you need to know about education, curriculum and policy guidance in Scotland, including working with children and young people; links to research, networks and training; advice on how to get started with arts, creativity and local authority contacts, as...
ArtWorks Scotland: Is this the best it can be?

ArtWorks Scotland: Is this the best it can be?

A toolkit that can be used by anyone delivering arts and creative learning through collaborative or participatory projects and programmes. Developed by ArtWorks Scotland through collaborative engagement with artists, professionals from other sectors and participant....
Community arts toolkit

Community arts toolkit

A best practice guide to community arts projects in Aotearoa New Zealand: our Keteparaha Mō Ngā Toi Hapori (Community Arts Toolkit). Community arts are created by, with, and for a community. The community is actively involved in creating the art. Community arts...
ArtWorks code of practice

ArtWorks code of practice

Reports on the development of a common code of practice for artists working in participatory settings, also of benefit to employers, learners, trainers and supporting organisations. Explains how to sign up to the code, which supports a two-way partnership between...
Tuning Document: Participatory Art Practice in Europe

Tuning Document: Participatory Art Practice in Europe

This document about participatory art practice and the respective graduate profile of a creative producer is intended as a reference document that reflects the diversity of the field of participatory art in Europe and at the same time, as a benchmark for curriculum...
Shared decision-making

Shared decision-making

This practical resource shares examples, tips and tools drawn from Creative People and Places, showing how projects have involved local people in project-level decision-making. It presents a range of approaches and learning to help inform thinking in the wider...