Creative Minds is about the relationship between the learning disability arts world and the wider arts world

Forthcoming Events and Conferences

Creative Minds North, Manchester - Manchester

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Creative Minds North is the fourth regional disability led conference in the UK produced by Carousel and Venture Arts in collaboration with organisations from across the region.

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Our Past Events

  • Creative Minds East

    Date : Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

    A Speaker at the event stands at the podium giving a talkVenue: Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich
    Performances by
    Corali Dance Company
    Dance East
    Act One Arts Base’s Freedom Dance
    Razed Roof Theatre
    Jez Colborne

    Films from
    Zinc Arts and Oska Bright Film Festival

    Exhibition curated by
    Suffolk Artlink

    Discussion themes:
    -The relationship between the learning disability arts sector and the wider arts world?
    -How are learning disabled performers and artists to be supported to create work of quality?
    -Should we respond to learning disabled performances and exhibitions in the
    same way as we respond to mainstream performances and exhibitions
    -What are the barriers that prevent the work by learning disabled artists and performers being
    significantly presented in the wider arts world
    – Do learning disabled performers and artists bring something to the arts that
    you wouldn’t otherwise see in the mainstream?

    The conference was attended by learning disabled performers and artists,
    UK and International arts organisations, local authority arts officers, academics,
    students, funders and arts critics

    Full report of this and other Creative Minds conferences will be published early in 2018

  • Creative Minds South West

    Date : Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

  • Creative Minds South East

    Date : Monday, March 10th, 2014