- Date: 9 January 2012
- Area: National
Bob & Roberta Smith, Join The Art Party, 2011.
Museums at Night has announced the line-up of artists taking part in Connect10, a competition for cultural venues in the UK to win an artist-led event and a share of £7,000.
The competition will match 10 contemporary artists with 10 museums and galleries for a series of unique events to be held as part of Museums at Night, the annual after-hours celebration of arts and heritage, which takes place over the weekend of 18-20 May 2012.
The 10 artists announced for Connect10 are:
In order to pitch for the artists, venues should find connections between their venue, location or collections and the work of one of the artists.
You have until Tuesday 31 January 2012 to pitch an exciting Museums at Night event idea involving your chosen artist to Culture24 using the Connect10 online form. You can find out more about the artists and their work at the links above.
Museums at Night coordinators Culture24 will then select the two or three event ideas for each of the 10 artists, and open them up to an online public vote.
Each successful venue will receive a £500 bursary for their event, and those selected venues that don't win an artist will still receive £100 to support an alternative Museums at Night event.