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About Us

Empowering children and young people through arts and culture

Artswork enables children and young people through arts and culture to find their voice, become skilled leaders and achieve their aspirations. Building strategic alliances, Artswork specialises in advocating for change and delivering positive outcomes for children and young people.

A registered charity, we are a leading advocate for the importance of arts and cultural practice, we are a catalyst for developing young people’s skills and employability in the creative and cultural industries.

We work to connect and collaborate across sectors to improve children and young people’s lives. We also are a source of inspiration and practical support for those engaging with young people, enhancing their expertise and building bridges between cultural and educational organisations to strengthen infrastructure, facilitate partnerships, and sustain access to the arts and culture.

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Our Mission, Vision & Aims

We are a charity inspired by vision, driven by mission and underpinned by values. Download our mission, vision, values and aims here.

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Work with us

Artswork is a creative and busy place to work, we are an equal opportunities organisation and a friendly, hard-working team. View our current vacancies.

Meet the Team

Artwork's Staff, Trustees and Trainers have a wealth of experience working across various sectors and in a variety backgrounds, they bring their unique knowledge to our work and enrich Artswork's mission

What We Do

Empowering children and young people through arts and culture

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Our work with schools

We're working to increase arts and cultural education, in a curriculum frequently squeezed of its creativity. We provide support to teachers working to champion the vital role of the arts in the lives of children and young people.

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Our work with arts and cultural sectors

Access to arts, culture and heritage should be a right, not a privilege. That’s why we work with organisations to help increase their engagement with children and young people across the country.

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Our work with young people

If you’re aged 15-25, we’re here to connect you to arts, culture and heritage opportunities right on your doorstep.

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Our work with youth justice settings

We work with youth justice settings, using arts, culture and heritage as a way to engage young people who have become disengaged with traditional schooling and education.

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Our work with local authorities

Connecting with Local Authorities means we are able to be proactive on a local level, whilst still seeing the wider picture.

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Our work with employers

We work with employers in the creative and cultural sector to deliver employability projects and apprenticeships, providing young people with the opportunity to gain practical experience and build their skills and confidence while they learn on the job.

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