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We want Arts Award to reach as many young people as possible, and we see working with others as a key way of doing that. We are currently working with these national partners, click on the logo or orgnisation name to find out more.

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Mozilla is a free software community which champions the open internet. Mozfest is their flagship festival which brings together the Mozilla community, tech lovers and young people to jam, play and create together. In 2016 Arts Award hosted the Digital Arts and Culture Space at the festival which explored the relationship between art, technology and the web.


The BFI Film Academy offers a chance for talented 16-19-year-olds to take part in a range of courses to develop their skills and experience in filmmaking.We work with the BFI to support the delivery of Arts Award as part of their Film Academy programme. 



We're delighted to be working with the RSC to offer Shakespeare Challenge, a great way of exploring Shakespeare through Bronze Arts Award.


We're working with SSF to encourage schools to accredit young people who take part in their Shakespeare productions, on stage and back stage.



A national programme of free Saturday Clubs for art and design, managed by the Sorrell Foundation in collaboration with Art Colleges, and offering opportunities for young people to get Bronze and Silver Arts Awards. 


We're working with Into Film to encourage young people taking part in film clubs and film-making activities to achieve an Arts Award. 



We are working with Children & the Arts to support schools and arts organisations who would like to deliver Arts Award’s unique qualifications alongside Children & the Arts’ Start programme. 


Campaign for Drawing 

The Campaign for Drawing raises the profile of drawing as a tool for thought, creativity, social and cultural engagement. They run the annual Big Draw festival, offering events for all ages and abilities. 


This well-known campaign organisation encourages museums to welcome children and families – and even let children run the museum during TakeOver Day each year! They’ve taken up the Arts Award cause and are helping us spread the word to museums.



We've teamed up with New Views to support young people entering the national playwriting competition to achieve their Gold Arts Award. 



Gamar’s award winning 3D Augmented Reality platform allows museums and cultural settings to create interactive tours which visitors access on their smart device and help them to explore collections. We're working with Gamar to explore how these tours can connect to Arts Award, particularly at Discover, Explore and Bronze. 


We are now a formal 'Approved activity provider for the skills section of Duke of Edinburgh. Find out more about how to link the programme by clicking on the logo.


The national foundation for youth music supports young people through a wide range of grants and programmes.  They recommend and monitor the use of Arts Award as an outcome indicator for their funding.



We’re collaborating to embed Arts Award Discover in the Summer Reading Challenge, which gets children into books during their summer holidays, supported by libraries – and now gives them the chance of achieving an Arts Award too!



Arts Award is proud to be supporting Get Creative Family Arts Festival throughout October 2016. The festival aims to increase the amount and range of high quality arts available across the country to families. Find out more.


Ten Pieces is an exciting new initiative forschools, led by BBC Learning. We are working with BBC Ten Pieces and the network of Bridge organisations to support organisations to deliver Arts Award alongside their Ten Pieces projects. 



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We are delighted to be supporting centres who wish to complete all or some of their Arts Award using the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals shadowing programme.