Gaining experience at Modern Art Oxford – Sarah Slough reflects on a valuable Kickstart placement

Sarah Slough joined our Creative Learning team earlier this year for a placement as part of the national Kickstart Scheme. While with us, Sarah conducted research into several Modern Art Oxford projects, looking in particular at diversity and youth engagement. One case study was City as Studio, our project with young people aged 16-19. In… Continue reading Gaining experience at Modern Art Oxford – Sarah Slough reflects on a valuable Kickstart placement

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Sonia Boyce opens in Venice, curated by Modern Art Oxford Chief Curator

Photo: Cristiano Corte © British Council

Spring 2022 marks the launch of the prestigious La Biennale di Venezia, the 59th International Art Exhibition in Venice, opening to the public on 23 April. We are delighted that Modern Art Oxford’s Chief Curator, Emma Ridgway has curated the Biennale’s British Pavilion this year with a new exhibition by artist Sonia Boyce. Presented by… Continue reading Sonia Boyce opens in Venice, curated by Modern Art Oxford Chief Curator

Discover hidden gifts across the city with this year’s Indie Oxford Egg Hunt

From 1-18 April 2022, we are very happy to be taking part in the Oxford Egg Hunt along with other independent traders in the city! From free gifts, discounts, drinks and more, download the map to discover all the amazing offers hidden around Oxford. Here’s a hint: pop into the Modern Art Oxford Café anytime… Continue reading Discover hidden gifts across the city with this year’s Indie Oxford Egg Hunt

Young Creatives inspire positive change and creativity for 2022

Thea Schultz, Dreaming of Metamorphosis, acrylic on sugar paper. Courtesy of the artist

“Building a vision of what we would, and could do.” Modern Art Oxford Young Creative 2021 We all know that creativity can make such a positive difference to our wellbeing. It’s a subject we regularly return to in our programmes and online conversations, and this January is absolutely no exception. So this Blue Monday, we’re… Continue reading Young Creatives inspire positive change and creativity for 2022

branch: come and play with what’s possible

PHANTOM LOVEWELL (THEY/THEM): A non-binary streamer who loves Music Theatre and Disney. I love you to scare-act and to cosplay. I definitely am one for the dramatics. [Photo by David Clode on Unsplash, featuring edits by Melanie Frances.]

From February 2022 take part in branch, a living, expanding, branching artwork that explores the many varying possibilities for what’s to come. Experiment with alternatives, futures and what could be: for us, for others, for the planet. Fusing game design, interactive storytelling, speculative fiction and citizen science, branch won’t be one thing: it will hold… Continue reading branch: come and play with what’s possible

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Join our team of Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives

We are looking for 8 individuals aged 16-19 to join the Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives.  Interested in a career in the arts? Want to learn more about how an arts organisation is run? This year’s Young Creatives will meet monthly throughout 2022 as part of City as Studio, our artist-led project for young people… Continue reading Join our team of Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives

Creative consultancy opportunity for ages 18-25 | Play-testing the Future

Are you interested in thinking creatively about the future? Do you enjoy playing games, or telling stories? Join us as a Creative Consultant and be a part of Modern Art Oxford’s new digital project! We are inviting 8-10 creative, curious and open-minded individuals between the ages of 18-25 to join a series of online sessions… Continue reading Creative consultancy opportunity for ages 18-25 | Play-testing the Future

13 Creative Wellbeing Ideas for All Ages

Feeling in need of some everyday inspiration at the moment? You’re definitely not alone. Immersing yourself even briefly in creative activities can offer welcome distraction, fresh perspectives and unexpected moments of joy.