Published 20th December 2017
Captivate is Nottinghamshire’s Cultural Education Partnership and 29 November 2017, saw the launch of Captivate in Mansfield Central Library at the Landmarks of Cultural Education Conference, a lively day of inspirational speakers and workshops to stimulate conversation and partnership.
Almost 100 delegates from cultural organisations, schools and libraries enjoyed the day hich was rounded off with a fantastic keynote from artist and author, Tony Ross and Libby Hamilton, Editor from Andersen Press.
partners and colleagues from the wider cultural sector, offered delegates
workshops in drama across the curriculum, drawing for engagement, using Arts
Award as a business model, Coding, Music, Artsmark and Heritage, to explore the
links between the arts and education and the array of wonderful cultural provision
in our area.
Case studies were shared on the power of partnership and
teachers already linking with the partners, shared their moving experiences of
the positive impact cultural engagement can make to a young person’s
Author and illustrator Tony Ross closed the event with a wonderful keynote, sharing stories about his career using visual art and literacy including how tricky it is to draw a horse!
The partners involved in the Nottinghamshire Cultural Education
Partnership from our initial area of Ashfield and Mansfield include:
- Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries (including Inspire Arts, Inspire Youth Arts, Instrumental Music Teaching, Inspire Libraries,
and Nottinghamshire Music Hub)
- Mansfield Palace Theatre
- Mansfield Museum
- Ashfield District Council
- First Art
- Greenwood Primary and Nursery School.
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