Creating opportunities for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

With the start of Collections in Action, our new Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) programme 2023-2026, getting underway, we’re taking the opportunity to talk to colleagues whose work aligns with one of the four main themes of the programme to find out what it means to them and their work. The four themes are Creating Opportunities, Social Justice,… Read full article

1 woman with cane stands in a semi-crouched position and reaches out to woman seated in wheel chair.

Look Imagine Move – Social Prescribing Courses at The Fitzwilliam Museum

Sarah Villis describes how the Fitzwilliam Museum is using its galleries and collections as positive, healing spaces, by combining music, movement and art, and the impact this is having on older people’s health and wellbeing. The background In the Autumn of 2021 The Fitzwilliam Museum started a partnership with Meridian Primary Care Network (Meridian PCN) enabling the museum to play… Read full article

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History on my Doorstep

As a part of his recovery from a long-term illness, curator Jody Joy explores the history of his local park at Trumpington Meadows. In December 2020 I contracted Covid and I have never really recovered. I am still suffering from the aftereffects now, nearly two years later. So-called Long Covid impacts every aspect of my life. I have trouble remembering… Read full article