Current opportunities

Freelance Programme Assistant vacancy – deadline 17 July 2020

Artlift are seeking a highly organised, IT literate and social media savvy freelance Programme Assistant to join the small, Gloucestershire-based charity, nationally recognised for its delivery and evaluation of Arts on Prescription services.

Governance, Finance and Operations Manager – deadline 19 July 2020

The What Works Centre for Wellbeing is seeking someone to take responsibility for its overall coordination and administration, setting the stage, and providing the necessary foundations for the centre to thrive and deliver on its mission. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director, Head of Finance and Board as part of a small team with support from a Senior Administrator.

Call for entries for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2022 – deadline 20 July 2020

The Jerwood/FVU Awards 2022 present an opportunity for UK-based moving-image artists in the first five years of developing their professional practice. Jerwood Arts and Film and Video Umbrella invite early-career artists to make proposals for ambitious new works in any form of the moving-image.

Digital Communications Officer vacancy – deadline 20 July 2020

Help Musicians has an opening on its team for a Digital Communications Officer. The independent charity provides a broad spectrum of help, support and opportunities to empower professional musicians through times of need and opportunity.

Common Ground commissions for artists – deadline 30 July 2020

Season for Change has launched a programme of four £10,000 commissions for artists, makers or creators, and a professional development programme focused on cultural climate leadership.

Artist opportunity – deadline 3 August 2020

DLWP, UCL and Say Aphasia are seeking an inspiring artist to help them deliver an innovative pilot project –  Art & Aphasia: Enjoying Better Conversations (A&A) – a six week course for people with aphasia and their chosen conversation partners, which aims to develop helpful communication strategies and creative skills.

Call for submissions for Tales of Lockdown – deadline 10 August 2020

The Hearth Centre is gathering stories about living in times of national emergency to include accounts of epidemic and wars, past and present, when people’s personal freedoms were suddenly restricted and where life suddenly became fearful and uncertain. Selected submissions will be curated in a new blog dedicated to Living in Times of National Emergency.

Funding for arts and mental health organisations – deadline 18 August 2020

The Baring Foundation has opened its first funding round to support arts and mental health organisations. This fund is designed to support established organisations in the UK that focus solely on offering creative opportunities to people of any age living with mental health problems using the skills of professionally trained artists.

Applications invited for MSc Creative Arts and Mental Health

Queen Mary University of London is inviting applications for its MSc Creative Arts and Mental Health for the academic year 2020-21. The MSc is a partnership between the Drama Department (School of English and Drama) and the Centre for Psychiatry (School of Medicine and Dentistry) at Queen Mary.

Art Therapy New Practitioner & Early Career Researcher Prizes 2020-2022 – deadline 31 January 2021

The International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape (IJAT) has announced the addition of an Early Career Researcher Prize to run alongside the New Practitioner Prize. These biennial Prizes are awarded by the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) and Routledge Publishers.