Want to explore your creativity... and get a nationally recognised qualification?
Whatever art form you’re interested in, whatever your ability, Arts Award fits you.
You can do an Arts Award in any area of the arts from fashion to poetry, rapping to dancing, sculpture to film.
You can be the creator or performer of your own work, or develop your skills in essential roles like marketing or stage management. Check Arts Award Voice - our youth website - to find out what other young people are up to.
Take a look at our short film with young people who've achieved Arts Award talking about their experiences:
Creative, flexible and valuable - and offered at five levels.
Find out more about what's involved in the different levels:
Arts Award can fit around your other commitments, and you can do your Arts Award wherever arts is happening with young people, including youth clubs, arts centres, schools, colleges, theatres or community groups.
The award can be achieved at Discover, Explore, Bronze, Silver or Gold levels, each of which allows you to focus on a single art form or a range of different ones.
You’ll end up with a portfolio or arts log that shows off your creativity and gives you a recognised national qualification or award to put on your CV.
You’ll need to:
And for Silver and Gold you'll also get to:
Find out more on Arts Award Voice: check out the Discover, Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold links to see what you do at each level. Add your own reviews and blogs, comment on our features, find opportunities and get going with Arts Award!
Or visit Arts Award near you to check out Arts Award activities in your area.