- NewsSoundwaves Extra - First Findings Released
Fast on the heals of our amazing Youth Music funding news, Take Art can now announce the release of the Soundwaves Extra report, which details the status and importance of Early Years music provision in the South West and what the project has achieved thus far Read the top level findings and download the full report here.More info
- NewsIt's the New Take Art Website: Tell Us What You Think
We are all very excited at Take Art because we have a new look, feel and do website - and this is it! The new website, which has been created with you in mind, first went live in April 2018 and we have been tinkering about ever since - and we think we are nearly there. Now we just need you to have a look and tell us what you think.More info
- NewsSmall Steps Big Noise
Small Steps Big Noise was the South West’s biggest ever Early Years Expressive Arts Conference, bringing together 150 EY practitioners, artists, music leaders, settings, regional hubs, funders, researchers and strategic partners from all over the region. Find out what happened here!More info
- NewsArts for All – and a Gold Star for Gina
Congratulations to Take Art’s Director of Early Years, Gina Westbrook, who has been awarded the Life Time Achievement prize at South Somerset District Council's Gold Star Awards.More info
- NewsTake Art awarded four more years of NPO Arts Council Funding
Take Art is incredibly pleased to announce that the organisation has retained its Arts Council National Portfolio Funding for 2018-2022. This award of £641,700 (£160,425 per annum) will enable us to continue to grow our vital work within the county, bringing quality performances and life changing creative opportunities and experiences to Somerset people and communities.More info
- NewsTheatre for the under 5s gets a hop in the right direction
A pioneering project designed to bring theatre to young children in rural areas today announces the six companies selected to make up its inaugural touring programme. The Hopper scheme, which is being trialled in Somerset and Surrey, is aimed at bringing theatre to areas of low arts engagement.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
- NewsJob Opportuntity: Dance Director at Take Art
Take Art is looking to recruit a Dance Director. This is a permanent post, subject to core funding. The job is a 4-day a week position (29.6 hours), including some evening and weekend work. Salary up to £30,900 pro rata (£24,720) based on experience. Read more here...More info
- NewsWhat does Take Art actually do?
Ever wondered what Take Art is, or what they do? We asked some people from Somerset to have a go at explaining... then we made a two minute film with their answers. WATCH IT HEREMore info
- NewsTake Art Launches New Theatre Initiative BARN
We are delighted to launch BARN, a three-year initiative that supports Somerset’s emerging theatre-making sector to develop, test and showcase new work in a predominantly rural context.More info
- NewsNew Hopper Project Set to Reshape Early Years Theatre
Somerset Arts organisation Take Art, in partnership with Surrey Arts and China Plate, has received £92k from the Arts Council’s Strategic Touring Fund and £24k from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation for the Early Years regional Theatre project Hopper, focusing on Somerset and Surrey in 2017/18.More info
- NewsHAPPY NEW YEAR! It's the new 2017 Programme!
This New Year the Take Art team want to give you a 2017 to look forward to - full of magic, mayhem and creative opportunities. So click and flick through the new Take Art Jan-June programme below and start planning some happy times.More info