We offer a range of support options for advisers and the centres in which they work.
Whether you’re an adviser for Arts Award, or you want your organisation to get involved in the programme, use the resources here to find extra help and support.
Take a look at our special website for Arts Award advisers designed to allow them easy access to all the support and resources they need to successfully deliver Arts Award. It’s called the Adviser hub and can be accessed via the Arts Award website or by going to www.artsaward.org.uk/adviserhub. You can find resources including Explore portfolio building templates and Bronze mapping documents as well as case studies; access to support visits and surgeries; and a series of themed webinars. For more advice on creating portfolios, you can see some examples on our building portfolios page.
Face-to-face and remote support
Develop your Arts Award practice with our support sessions available free to all advisers. Register for support surgeries or webinars to explore and develop your Arts Award delivery with the help of trained consultants, book a remote support session or apply for a free support visit if you work within one of our priority settings. Find out more by visiting the Adviser hub.
Online support for young people
Arts Award Voice is a magazine website which offers ideas, interviews and case studies to inspire young people aged 12+ doing Arts Award. Young people can log into the Bronze, Silver and Gold Hubs to get step-by-step support and downloadable tools young people can use for evidencing. Voice also host dedicated Hubs for Bronze, Silver and Gold. The Voice Hubs offer ideas, inspiration and stories to help young people through these levels.
Arts Award Blog
You can keep up to date with all things Arts Award via our blog. We use the blog to let you know about upcoming opportunities, resources, stories and news from Arts Award and the wider arts and education sector. Keep an eye out for guest blogs from moderators, advisers, Good Practice Centres, and our partner organisations, as well as general musings on the arts education landscape form the Arts Award team.
Please take a look around and get in touch to let us know what you think! Are there any issues you’d like us to cover, or any projects that you know of and think we should feature? Perhaps you’d like to write a guest blog for us, or would like to suggest someone who would. All your ideas and feedback are welcome - just drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support in your region
Arts Council England funds a network of 10 Bridge organisations who use their experience and expertise in England to build on good practice and to broker experiences for children and young people to connect with arts and cultural opportunities. Bridge organisations drive participation in Arts Award. Each Bridge organisation creates its own offer to support the development of Arts Award within their region. Find out more here.
Arts Award Supporter
Organisations bearing the Arts Award Supporter badge offer activities, events, expertise or resources which help young people working towards their Arts Award. Being a Supporter helps you to develop links with young people, schools and youth groups. If you are an arts or cultural organisation then apply to be a supporter using our quick and easy process; if you are a centre looking for arts and cultural activities find out what supporter offers there are near you!