Three exciting artists announced for our summer workshops

We’re delighted to announce the three fabulous artists from the fields of visual art, performance, writing and music who will be joining us for our Creativity in Mind workshops in August. As well as leading creative exercises, our artists will be helping the group develop challenges for our large scale creativity and wellbeing programmes in…

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Explore your creativity and develop wellbeing!

We’re looking for 10 members of the public to take part in 3 creativity workshops in London this August. Part of our Creativity in Mind project with University College London, the workshops will involve a mix of experiences and discussions led by four exciting artists from different backgrounds. The aim is to develop simple creative…

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A short film about creativity in later life

We’ve just completed a 2-year project with Leicester Ageing Together to explore the impact of digital technology on the creativity and wellbeing of older people. The project was generously funded by Nominet Trust and The Baring Foundation. This short film, made by Leicester resident Steven Friendship, captures the wonderful spirit of the Leicester participants. Enjoy…

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Cultural Democracy – a blog post by Ed Ikin

“Do something utterly different from your day job, when will you get this chance again?”, the wise words of my friend Jonny, travelling with me on the journey of self-discovery that is the Clore Fellowship. My day job is curator of Wakehurst, Kew’s wild botanic garden. It involves plants, seeds, horticulture, woods, meadows and occasionally…

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Everyday Creativity

Over January – March 2016, 64 Million Artists met with 300 professional and everyday artists, cultural organisations, community groups, local authorities, academics and others to look at the role of everyday creativity in the cultural landscape.   The work was commissioned by Arts Council England in order to understand if and how they can play…

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