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1 July 2020

Baring Foundation launches first funding round to support arts and mental health organisations – now closed

We are pleased to announce the first call for applications in our new Arts programme supporting Arts and Mental Health.
Arts
5 May 2020

Creative Ageing Snapshot #ThursdaystheDay

Age of Creativity and Creative Ageing International are creating a global snapshot in time of creative ageing during the lockdown and would like contributions from the UK and beyond!
Arts
19 February 2020

Creatively Minded: a new study mapping the Arts & Mental Health field in the UK

This week we have published an overview of arts & mental activity in the UK looking at who’s doing what, where and a range of issues affecting the field.
Arts
14 November 2019

The creative ageing sector is flourishing, but there is more to do, King’s College London report finds

Creative ageing activity has expanded significantly over the last decade, but there is also a real need to ensure that more marginalised older people also have opportunities to be creative.
Arts
4 November 2019

The Art of Ageing Artfully: creative ageing conference on 5 February 2020

This one-day creative conference produced by the MAC in Birmingham will show the diversity of art and artists engaging with our ageing society.
Arts
30 September 2019

New agency to offer support for arts and older people

The Baring Foundation is pleased to announce funding for a new sector support body for the creative ageing field has been awarded to a partnership led by Manchester Museums.
Arts
9 September 2019

Has the arts sector got better at engaging older participants?

Please tell us what you think by filling in our 1-minute survey with Arts Professional!
Arts
11 June 2019

National Day of Arts in Care Homes will take place on 24 September

There is a website full of resources for care homes, plus news of two national projects - a creative letter writing project in concert with national archives and a new Art Voucher scheme for families.
Arts
19 February 2019

Invitation to tender to provide a sector support body for creative ageing for England – closed

We are seeking bids to form a sector support body to act as an advocate for the creative ageing sector in England, encouraging awareness and innovation.
Arts
12 September 2018

Time to sing! And to bid for a Dementia Inclusive Choir Network in Scotland and its evaluation!

The Life Changes Trust and the Baring Foundation are inviting bids to establish and resource a Dementia Inclusive Choir Network in Scotland and bids for the evaluation of this Choir Network. More below.
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