Current Programmes > Arts Award

Arts Awards are flexible frameworks for learning and sharing new skills, providing a link between young people and creative professionals in arts and media. They can take place in or out of school, and can be for large or small groups or individuals.

Arts Award is delivered at three levels for 11-25 year olds, Bronze, Silver and Gold, with Discover (for children and young people up 25) and Explore (7 plus).

There is no entry requirement and no time limit. Participation is supported by an Arts Award Adviser and registered through an Arts Award Centre.

Culture Shift delivers Arts Award directly as an Arts Award Centre. We are also a registered training agency, delivering training for Arts Award Advisers at all levels.

We lead innovation in the use of Arts Award in alternative projects and settings, for example in mental health contexts.

Culture Shift supports Arts Award advisers working in the wider community, and promotes and extends Arts Award through the Arts Award Supporter Scheme.

Advice and support for Arts Award Advisers is also available from Artswork, and from Arts Award at Trinity College London.













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