Current opportunities

Help London recover from the Covid-19 crisis – deadline 28 January 2021

The Mayor of London’s ‘Make London’ initiative wants to support creative, locally-led proposals which bring people together, improve public spaces and support community hubs and high streets. This is an opportunity for you to pitch new ideas – big or small – to fund community-led projects to help your local area recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

Paintings in Hospitals seek trustees – deadline 29 January 2021

Paintings in Hospitals are looking for two new trustees who will add to the range of skills and expertise on the charity’s Board. The new trustees will have a good understanding of charity governance, be passionate about the charity, have sound judgment, and be motivated by helping people. They will have strong senior management experience or have served on other similar Boards or Committees.

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.

General Manager vacancy at ActionSpace – deadline 1 February 2021

ActionSpace, the visual arts organisation for artists with learning disabilities, has an opening for a general manager to fulfil a fixed term maternity cover contract to support them through the challenging but rewarding months ahead.

Producer opening at The Albany – deadline 3 February 2021

The Albany and Entelechy Arts are recruiting for a producer for ‘Meet Me at…’, their award-winning creative programme which supports older isolated people in Lewisham.

Opening for coordinator at Barber Health – deadline 7 February 2021

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is seeking a coordinator for their Barber Health programme, to help to deliver its new project to directly address societal issues highlighted by Covid-19. The project will involve a creative arts, health and wellbeing programme for hyperlocal communities and innovative cultural contributions to medical education.

Creative facilitator sought for National Maritime Museum – deadline 9 February 2021

Royal Museums Greenwich is looking for an experienced facilitator to develop and deliver sessions for women to explore and express their feelings about their life during lockdown through art. The facilitator will be experienced in using creative response with participants and creating accessible, differentiated experiences.

Undertake a MASc in Creative Health at UCL – launch event 9 February 2021

The MASc in Creative Health is the first of its kind in the world, both in terms of the qualification (Masters in Arts & Sciences) and the academic field of study (Creative Health).

Company coordinator vacancy – deadline 12 February 2021

Rosetta Life is a group of artists who work with those living with life-limiting illness to shape and share stories that matter through movement, song, image, film and writing. They have an opening for a part-time company coordinator to organise their day-to-day operations as the organisation embarks on several exciting new initiatives.

Enter the Arts Against Covid Awards

The Arts in Health International Foundation has launched the Arts Against Covid Awards to recognise initiatives that demonstrate the positive effects of the arts on the health of those impacted by Covid-19. The €5,000 prize is available for executed, ongoing or planned arts and cultural activities conceived to improve health and wellbeing.

Digital Storytelling for the Health – deadline 22 February 2021

Storytelling for Health are looking for up to 30 practitioners and thinkers to join them for two days of conversation in Swansea in June to further improve the UK health service through the development of digital storytelling.

Singing for Lung Health online training – spring 2021

Musical Breath are delivering an eight-week online course on singing for lung health, developed from the original course written and delivered by Phoene Cave for the British Lung Foundation. The course will consist of six modules covering topics including holistic breath and breathing patterns and lung health and lung disease.

Call for papers, International Journal of Community Music – deadline 29 May 2021

The International Journal of Community Music (IJCM) is calling for contributions for a special issue exploring the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the community music sector.