- NewsTake Art leaps, smooches and swaggers into 2019
A New Year approaches and with it the launch of our 2019 Jan-Jun programme. Check out all the brilliant shows and projects happening on your doorstep and in your community.More info
- NewsIMPORTANT INFORMATION!!! SNOW SHOW.
ALL OF OUR WEEKEND SHOWS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW. Please click here to find out more.More info
- NewsSummit Else!
We are running a summit to discuss the profound effect participatory music has on vulnerable young people from PRU’s and other settings.More info
- NewsMusic Changes Lives for the Better
This is a film interview with Billy, one of the young people involved in the Take Art and Actiontrack music project My Tunes, aimed at improving young people’s self confidence and future aspirations through music. Watch the full interview here...More info
- NewsJoin our Facebook Community
Have your say, chat to other like minded people and find out what's going on... Join the Take Art Facebook Community today.More info
- NewsMy Tunes 2 music project receives Youth Music grant
Take Art has been granted £49,950 from Youth Music and a further boost from four Pupil Referral Units in Somerset to undertake a two-year music project, My Tunes 2, with 75 young people excluded from mainstream schools.More info
- NewsJob Advert: Office Administrator for Take Art
Take Art is currently looking to recruit a part time Office Administrator for an initial 12 Month fixed term contract starting mid-December. Salary up to £15,000 pro rata according to experience. 29.6 hours per week, over 4 to 5 days. Read more here...More info
- NewsMarketing and Communications Manager for Take Art (maternity cover)
Take Art is currently looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Arts Marketing Manager to cover maternity leave from October 2013 to July 2014. Salary up to £24,000 pro rata according to experience.More info
- NewsDonate to Take Art
Every year we work with over 15,000 people across the county, providing opportunities for all ages and abilities to experience, participate and work within the arts. This year we are aiming to raise £10,000 and we need your help.More info
- NewsHow deep do the arts council cuts go?
Charlotte Higgins chief arts writer for the Guardian came to visit Take Art a few weeks ago to find out how we (and the country) are surviving since the local authority arts cuts. Read the story here.More info
- NewsRalph Lister Blog: The Importance of sport and the arts.
What a time. The country has been enveloped in an Olympics bubble that has captured the imagination of the country. Millions have been engaged in a spectacle in the midst of the most serious depression since the 1930’s. Does London 2012 represent a welcome distraction from the serious issues faced by the country, or does it teach us deeper truths about what it means to be human?More info
- NewsRalph Lister Opinion Piece: "The Arts in Somerset and Sustainability 2012 Onwards"
Somerset is a predominantly rural county, which means most of us rely on cars to get to work and to go to arts events. The county also has higher than average fuel prices (information courtesy of Fuelcourt Fuels), with the inevitable prospect of further fuel hikes on the horizon. Factors that don't bode well for those putting on shows or arts events in rural areas.More info