DIY Imaginings

Here’s an interesting initiative from the US Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC). We love ‘imaginings’ – a combination of community, culture and creative thinking. It’s a really refreshing take on public consultation and grassroots activism, all with a future focus. They’ve even produced a free guide to creating your own arts-based community dialogue. What…

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Stage Of Reason: How Theatre Is Being Used To Engage People In Science

STEAM in action with a fantastic article from The Stage. James Doeser takes us through the explosion of collaborations between science and theatre. An element of daily life, like medicine, seems removed from ourselves and our understanding, despite us interacting with it constantly. We love how the article recognises the importance of finding ways to communicate…

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This Photographer Has ‘Misplaced’ 11 Of New York’s Most Iconic Buildings

How much of a building’s identity lives in its space? Does our perception of them depend on their surroundings? Photographer Anton Repponen is experimenting with seeing iconic buildings from radical points of view with his Misplaced Series. Here, he talks to Kate Lough at Evening Standard about unleashing the life of a building in your imagination. The…

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An Exclusive Look At Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell’s New Book, Art Matters

Imagination Matters is proud to announce that we’ve teamed up with award-winning author Neil Gaiman, and Waterstones Children’s Laureate for 2015-2017 Chris Riddell, to celebrate their new work, Art Matters. Read on for an exclusive preview and your chance to win a copy of the book. “We have an obligation to imagine” Art Matters by Neil Gaiman Art Matters…

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To Foster A Love Of Art In Children, We Must Teach It At Primary School

We’re passionate about anything that inspires imagination, creativity, and a love of learning in children. With primary school art falling lower and lower on the list of priorities in favour of letters and numbers, we’re losing this vital part of educational development. Primary art specialist Emily Gopaul shows us how to avoid leaving art out…

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