Arts Connect launched the
Cultural Education Challenge for the West Midlands in Coventry University Library. Speakers included Rebecca Blackman, Arts Council England, Rob Elkington, Arts Connect Director and facilitated by Dr Geoff Willcocks,
Arts Connect is the Bridge organisation for the West Midlands, funded by Arts Council England that works to ensure that every child and young person in the West Midlands has the opportunity to enrich their lives through engagement with arts and culture.
UPDATE – watch Arts Council England’s film about the Cultural Education Challenge.
You can also read more about Cultural Education Challenge here.
The event was held in Coventry University’s Disruptive Media lab which is a well designed open plan environment with digital access, where you might choose between teaching and meeting!
On my way back to town I promised myself a visit to Monica Petzal’s Indelible Marks exhibition at the Herbert Art Gallery. But on my way I realised this was the third day of graduation ceremonies and the gallery was wardrobe HQ! Great to see so many students enjoying their day of celebration with families and friends.
Before seeing Monica’s show there were many artefacts on permanent show.
See the gallery for more pictures from the Herbert Collection
and Indelible Marks by Monica Petzal which marks the 75th anniversary of the Coventry Blitz and the 70th anniversary of the Dresden bombings; Indelible Marks connects Coventry with its twinned city.