Your donation to the 'Art Builders 2023' campaign will support Animate Arts CIC to inspire, support and offer art activities to every primary and special needs school in Kent and the UK
Over the past ten years we have witnessed a decline of creative activities in schools first-hand - and we want it to stop!
Following the massive success of Art Builders 2019, our big build art programme involving over 200 children and 8 lead schools, we now want to enable every primary and special need schools in Kent to programme an arts week – or day, giving all their young children an opportunity to get involved in the arts and be creative.
We believe that Art Days should be programmed as regularly as Sports Days!
To do this, we realised that as well as inspiring children in the classroom, we need to work with their teachers, too, to make dream happen. With your donation we will:
- Make an ‘Art Builders' handbook and online resources for every primary and SEN school in Kent - full of practical ideas from professional artists
- Run a series of empowering, skills-building masterclasses for teachers led by Animate Artists, so that they can confidently lead art activities in the classroom
- Seek match-funding against every penny fundraisied to commission a series of public 'Big Build' installations for all schoosl to participate in