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ArtWorks Cymru: Developing practice in participatory settings in Wales

ArtWorks Cymru is a partnership programme based in Wales developing practice in participatory settings, supporting the continuing professional development of artists at different stages of their career working in participatory settings, and advocating for the value of participatory arts.

The 2019 – 2021 ArtWorks Cymru programme focuses on the further development of the ArtWorks Cymru Quality Principles, the development of a coaching model for freelance participatory artists, and a training offer for the ArtWorks Cymru partnership.

Find out more about ArtWorks Cymru here.

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One of the best ways to keep up-to-date and get the latest news the moment it is announced it through our popular Facebook page.

It's not all about ArtWorks Cymru either — news and events from the ArtWorks Cymru partnership will also be shared, as well as new research papers, blogs, job opportunities and what's happening in the world of participatory arts.

If you have a passion for participation in the arts as an artist, commissioner, or participant, or just want to find out more, go ahead and click the button to join in!

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ArtWorks Cymru also has a Twitter account — @artWorksCymru — where we bring you more news and stories about the creative arts in Wales. Follow us on Twitter to keep up to date.  


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Knowledge Centre

Here you will find a range of resources relating to participatory practice, quality, evaluation, and more. We also have an archive of videos for you to watch. Please contact us if you have come across a good resource or have one yourself that you would like to share.