Artist Support

Early Years Artists

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Take Art support, training and networking opportunities for artists and practitioners working with the Early Years across all art forms.

Currently our Soundwaves Extra projects offer specific training, mentoring and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for artists, Arts organisations and Early Years practitioners.

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Our Early Years Projects

  • ProjectThe SoundWaves Network

    The SoundWaves Network is an innovative and exciting Early Years Music Network for Early Years practitioners, child-minders, Early Years settings and InspirED schools.

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  • ProjectMaking & Believing

    Making & Believing takes cross-artform artist participation residencies and specialist early years theatre shows directly into early years settings, working in partnership with staff to offer rich experiences for children. This action research programme, funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, is led by Take Art and delivered in partnership with Derby Theatre and Surrey Arts.

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  • ProjectLittle Big Dance

    Little Big Dance is a major three-year national initiative created by South East Dance in partnership with Take Art, DanceEast and Yorkshire Dance, with more than £371,000 investment from Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council England.

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  • Early Years practitioners and artists can visit our What's On and Take Part sections to see all the latest opportunities. Or they can contact Take Art directly.