Freelance Opportunity: Lakeland Arts

Support for the learning and engagement programme Creative practitioner brief 2017

Lakeland Arts is one of the leading Arts organisations in the North West, managing Abbot Hall Art Gallery and the Museums of Lakeland Life & Industry in Kendal, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House and is developing the Windermere Jetty- Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories.

Lakeland Arts (LA) is seeking to contract creative practitioners to support the delivery of the learning and engagement programme at Abbot Hall Art Gallery and the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry (MOLLI), Kendal, in 2017 to develop our family audience. We are seeking proposals from experienced creative practitioners to work in our venues to deliver high quality art activities, primarily for children and families, but also with general visitors.

Lakeland Arts is interested in working with a range of creative practitioners from different disciplines including art, craft, theatre, dance, music, storytelling and digital / creative media who take inspiration from art and museum collections as basis for their work. We also welcome submissions from artists from Protected Characteristic groups. As a creative practitioner, this is your opportunity to work with a world class art collection with work by George Romney, John Ruskin, JMW Turner and Bridget Riley and an exhibition programme that includes art by David Hockney, Julian Cooper, Richard Hamilton and Peter Blake and Pauline Boty.

There are four engagement programmes that we are committed to delivering in 2017. These are numbered and outlined below. As a creative practitioner, you can bid for one or multiple programmes. You must be able to commit to all of the dates and times specified for the programme that you are bidding for as these will be advertised to the public in advance.

For more information and the full brief please click here

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