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Southbank London Home Schooling Guide

Online resources available from South Bank institutions. From digital exhibitions and collections from the Florence Nightingale Museum and IWM London, to fun activities and crafts from Shrek's Adventure and the National Theatre.

London Community Response Fund

New funding scheme for charitable organisations for activities that support communities. London’s funders are working together to provide coordinated funding to support groups responding to the needs of communities affected by the covid-19 pandemic. More information here. The first wave of funding will focus on urgent needs, though later funding will support organisations to deliver services in new ways to support communities, and to ensure that their longer-term needs are considered by the funding community.

Impact of COVID-19 on Visual Arts Workers

Artquest is working with The Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN), Earthen Lamp and a host of partner organisations in the sector to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the visual arts workforce and how best to help you. Please complete our short survey. Survey closes 15th April. This research has been commissioned by CVAN in association with a-n the Artists information company, Artists Union England, Artquest, Axisweb, Curatorspace, DACS, Engage and Guild to inform how we deploy our capacity and resources over the challenging time ahead.
Venture Arts

Venture Arts Emergency Fund

Venture Arts is looking for donations for materials and resources for the learning disabled artists they work with while their studio is closed. Based in Hulme, Manchester, Venture Arts delivers over 1,700 in-house visual art sessions for learning disabled artists, runs work schemes to help learning disabled people work and volunteer in cultural and educational environments, offer professional development and support, and showcase the work of our artists locally, nationally and internationally. Image: Daniel Letzer, work in progress, 2019. Photo courtesy of Tina Dempsey as part of the New Langdale workshops.

ScreenSkills free remote training

A free package of remote and interactive training, online talks and masterclasses with industry leaders to support freelancers in upskilling and staying in touch with industry during these difficult times. ScreenSkills free online events for screen industry professionals includes training camps, workshops, masterclasses, networking socials, Open Doors and screenings to educate and inspire you.