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Let’s Create

Arts Council England has launched its ten year strategy for the period 2020-30, Let's Create. The strategy presents...

Fort Burgoyne open day, 29 Feb 2020

Dover's stunning Fort Burgoyne will open its doors to the public for a one day, free event on 29th February 2020,...

New art work commissioned for Fort Burgoyne’s West Wing

Following a thorough commissioning process during which a shortlist of five artists were supported to develop their initial proposals, Emily Peasgood has...

Shortlist announced for new public art commission at Fort Burgoyne

Five international artists have been shortlisted for a new public art commission to situated at the West Wing Battery of Dover’s Fort Burgoyne -...

Leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, commissioned by Ramsgate schoolchildren

In connection with Pioneering Places partner, Turner Contemporary, leading British artist, Conrad Shawcross, has been commissioned to make a new artwork for...

Building skills to commission major new public artwork for Ramsgate

Since 2018, our sixty Young Arts and Heritage Leaders, aged 7 to 9, have been working with Turner Contemporary navigators, Jo Ursell...

Young Arts and Heritage Leaders take over Turner Contemporary

60 local children from Ramsgate primary schools took over Turner Contemporary as part of the first phase of the Pioneering Ramsgate project.

Crossing new thresholds at Tate with Young Arts and Heritage Leaders

Tips for supporting Young Arts and Heritage Leaders … and tips they received from Tate’s Senior Curator, Mark Godfrey, in commissioning public artworks.

Heritage assets on the Edge of going digital

One of the common themes of the Pioneering Places projects is how heritage assets - often long-forgotten or underused sites - can be used...