Other Useful Sites

There are lots of sites and resources out there, but where do you start?  We’ve put together a few that we think are useful to know about.  Check them out and see how they can help you. 

Artis Education 
www.artiseducation.com
Artis aims to help children achieve at school by integrating the arts throughout their learning. They work with performing artists to deliver bespoke and tailored programmes to schools. The site has resources that show examples of how Artis fuses music, drama and movement with curriculum topics.

ArtsAdmin 
www.artsadmin.co.uk
Artsadmin is a producing and presenting organisation for contemporary artists working in theatre, dance, live art, visual arts and mixed media. They support contemporary artists through a programme of projects, events and services, specialising in work that is live.

Axis 
www.axis.com
Axisweb is an online resource for UK contemporary art.  It provides information about artists, curators, and the art scene, as well as a webzine and discussion articles.  As a member you can access regional, national and international work opportunities for artists and art professionals.

BBC Careers
www.bbc.co.uk/careers/trainee-schemes-and-apprenticeships
The BBC offers training as a way to get into working in broadcasting or the media.  They offer apprenticeships (aimed at school leavers) and traineeships (aimed at graduates) and work experience opportunities. Schemes open throughout the year.

Brass Bands England 
www.brassbandsengland.co.uk
Brass Bands England works to encourage, support and promote brass bands.  The website provides information to help bands with useful resources and up-to-date information.  Resources include information on funding, fundraising, commissioning, safeguarding and insurance.

Breeze Culture Network
www.breezeculturenetwork.org
The free, regional online one-stop-shop for professionals and volunteers searching for and sharing information about high quality creative activities for children and young people across Yorkshire & Humber. The site includes an online Directory for schools and community groups to find arts organisations and practitioners, and a targeted messaging service for members to promote what they do. Join and connect!

Curator Space 
www.curatorspace.com
CuratorSpace is a project management toolkit for curators, organisers, galleries, and artists. It is designed to take the hassle out of managing exhibitions, competitions, fairs and more. The site is free to register and lets you create open and invite-only calls so you can invite people to submit ideas, projects, and art work quickly and easily.  It also lets artists save their submissions and resubmit them to similar opportunities in future.

Mailout 
http://mailout.co
Mailout offers news, views and information for anyone with an interest in the arts.  The website includes daily updates of news, jobs, funding and events and has 25 years’ worth of participatory arts experience which is available through their helpful guides and resources.

National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers (NFASP
)
http://nfasp.org.uk
NFASP is the professional membership body for all those engaged in developing and managing affordable studios for artists in the UK.  The site offers practical help and support to member studio groups and providers through advice, information and resources and creates opportunities for networking and sharing experience.

PANDA 
www.panda-arts.org.uk
PANDA is a membership organisation to support venues, companies and individuals working in the performing arts sector in the North. The organisation facilitates networks, providing training and consultancy, offering professional advice and guidance, and creating connections.