- NewsARTS AS ACTIVISM
On Thursday 26 September at 4pm Take Art will be joining forces with Arts organisations across Somerset to look at how we can use the arts to influence the political agenda?More info
- NewsWord/Play makes it onto the BBC!
Take Art's amazing social prescribing Word/Play project had a blast of publicity last week when it made it onto BBC Somerset online and BBC Radio Somerset. Check out the story here.More info
- 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
- NewsThree new podcasts on why Performance Poetry leads to better mental health.
My husband said “what’s poetry got to do with you being ill?” And I said, “Surprisingly a lot actually.” Celebrating positive mental health and the power of poetry... listen to the podcastsMore 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
- NewsRe-imagining Taunton in Poetry
What could Taunton to be like in 10 years? Well Word/Play gathered together some local poets at Taunton Library on Friday 2 June, and with the help of performance poets Liv Torc and David Reakes, asked them just that... The mission was to write words, soundbites, poems, rants and aspirations that could help inform the Cultural Plan for Taunton.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
- NewsHOT OFF THE PRESS: The Sept-Dec 2016 Take Art Brochure
It's the season of mist and mellow fruitfulness and that means a new Take Art brochure, full of inspiring ways to boost your melatonin, decorate your evenings and improve your social life.More info
- NewsTake Art is Seeking New Trustees
Opportunity: Take Art is looking for new trustees from all backgrounds, ages and areas to join their dynamic and creative board.More info
- NewsJob Opportunity: Project Co-ordinator for Rural Touring Dance Initiative
The National Rural Touring Forum is seeking an experienced Project Co-ordinator for its Rural Touring Dance Initiative. This is a 3.5 days a week part time position based at Take Art in South Petherton, Somerset.More info
- NewsMaking in Somerset Showcase
Shacks, Shops & Sheds: Who Needs Theatres and Arts Centres Any More?! A one day event to debate, celebrate and showcase live performance in Somerset.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