Take part in artist Hannah Whittaker’s project Drawing On Wisdom. Draw, paint, or collage a picture from a story you’ll hear on a video – and it could be part of a video shown at exhibitions and public spaces. Please book a place before you come – all places are free and Covid-19 safe. Drawing On Wisdom is one of Ideas Test’s Seed Commissions 2020.
Earlier in 2020, we put out a call to local artists, creatives, and community groups to apply for our Seed Commissions. One of the six projects is Hannah Whittaker’s Drawing On Wisdom that brings together two generations in Gillingham. Here Hannah explains a bit more about the project… “But why can’t I go… Continue Reading
In the first of our Seed Commission blogs, our Producer Sarah gives an update on the projects so far… Our seed commissions gave people in Medway and Swale the opportunity to develop art that responds to this unique, and super challenging moment in time. We wanted the work to help open conversations and help us… Continue Reading
A couple of months ago, we put out a call to apply for a Seed Commission – a way for us to help local artists and community groups get new creative projects off the ground and to try something new in Medway and Swale. We called these ‘Seed’ because we want people to grow… Continue Reading
Missed any of our Try New Things videos? You can still try something different, have fun and discover new talents – all in the comfort of your home. Catch up anytime by watching our Try New Things playlist on YouTube. You can see; Nicole Mollett’s Making Puppet Workshop (April 2020) Sadie Hennessy’s Lockdown Collage… Continue Reading
Join us for this month’s Try New Things online creative session!
Together Talking Music’s Debbie Sowter is bringing you a Singing and Voice Therapy session. Debbie will show you how to use singing exercises and vocal techniques that can help your health and well-being!
We’re offering six small seed commissions specifically for artists and/or community-based groups in Medway and Swale. Ideas Test Director, Lucy Medhurst said; “We’re announcing a set of seed commissions to actively promote opportunities for artists working in community engagement and social cohesion. We are also keen to encourage and support diverse work from young, Black, Asian,… Continue Reading
Join us for this month’s Try New Things online workshop!
Artist Sadie Hennessy will guide you through how to make a museum-style display case, full of butterflies using things around your home including a used cereal box!
Join us for our first Try New Things online workshop!
Artist Nicole Mollett will show you how you can make a character puppet using things you can make and find in your home.