Case studies: Arts Award in museums

A series of case studies providing insights into using Arts Award in museum and gallery settings

Over the course of 2018 and 2019, A New Direction Associate Ruth Clarke has worked closely alongside several museums to understand how they use Arts Award to enhance the learning experiences of children and young people in their settings.

Below are a series of case studies which provide insights into using the Arts Award in a museum and gallery setting.

case studies

For more Information on these case studies and to connect with those who deliver them, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at

More resources and examples

Blog: a summer Arts Award project for young people in care

Blog: exploring Shakespeare with Soham Village College

BLOG: Partnership For Excellence programme story

Report: Partnership for Excellence Evaluation

Arts Award CPD

A New Direction offer a series of Arts Award-focussed CPD Sessions for teachers and cultural education practitioners.

These free sessions combine hands-on planning, dynamic workshops, Arts Award support, and networking opportunities. Each session aims to create a space for critical thinking, reflection and sharing to support your offer for children and young people.

Events are open to teachers, representatives from the cultural sector, and arts practitioners working in London. You do not have to be a trained Arts Award adviser to attend a CPD event.

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