An audience development programme with a difference helped South East Dance to successfully reach out to non-dance audiences.
Welcome to the Arts Council in the South East.
Our South East Area is well known for its art and culture. It has world-class collections and is home to some of England’s most exciting and ambitious art and cultural organisations.
Encompassing both the East of England and South East, the area covers 13 counties and boasts an incredible range of arts and cultural talent. From the largest to the smallest, each of them works to provide great art and culture for everyone. This ranges from those that have a strong focus on creating exciting experiences for local communities through to those that work across thge regional, nationally and internationally.
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The South East is home to 69 National Portfolio Organisations, including three Bridge organisations, and four Major Partner Museums. Our total investment in these programmes for 2015–18 stands at £103.5 million. We also invest in artists and art organisations in the South East through Grants for the Arts, our open access funding programme for art activities, and our Strategic Funding Programmes.
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Our investment at work in the South East
Project Art Works brings together a team of artists with people who have complex needs and opens up the possibilities of exploration for participants in a way that exposes their potential, that excites them and that follows their innate interests.
The Garage provides people of all ages and backgrounds the chance to engage in the arts – especially young people. Inspiring the newest generation can be a challenge, so The Garage went to the millennials themselves.
Latest news from the South East
During 2017, the Arts Council and our UK Accreditation Partners will be undertaking a light-touch review of certain aspects of the Museum Accreditation scheme.
Described by participants as “life changing” this year-long leadership programme is helping develop future leaders for the cultural sector. Interested? Apply now.
DanceEast has launched its first Dance for Dementia programme, offering classes for people living with early stage Dementia and their carers.
SEE and CREATE to improve Access to the Arts for Deaf Families
An exhibition with bit of a difference has gone on display at the Guildhall Museum, Rochester.
A programme which will change the face of volunteering in museums is launching in London in January.