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Conrad Shawcross: Beacons (2021)

New major artwork by renowned artist Conrad Shawcross commissioned by local school children launched in Ramsgate. As part of Pioneering Places East Kent - the...

The Future of English Towns

As 100 towns across the UK develop Investment Plans for the Government's Town Deals, Pioneering Places was invited to present some take-aways from our...

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.

Triennial artists commissioned for Gasworks site

The fifth edition of Creative Folkestone Triennial will present around 20 newly commissioned site-specific artworks by internationally acclaimed artists, inviting you to explore the...

Unveiling the Plinths

Banksy artwork returns to Folkestone and a new project launches to celebrate creativity and community A well-known artwork has returned to the streets of Folkestone,...

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 been selected...

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 the Kent...

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 and Lucy...

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. To celebrate Universal...

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