News and Resources
Read our latest news and explore podcasts, articles and resources about socially engaged art
Announcing a new partnership with Paul Hamlyn Foundation
We’re delighted to be partnering with social justice grant maker Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) to develop a three year exploratory research and development programme working with young people, multi-disciplinary artists and youth-focused organisations.
World of Work: A collaborative board game experience
Exploring the collaborative board game; co-authored by Korin Grant and Michelle Browne for Career Guidance for Social Justice.
Conversations Over a Brew: Season 4, Episode 1
For this episode of Conversations Over A Brew, we spotlight Textbook; a project which reimagines the future of schools.
As we look ahead to our tenth year, Patrick Fox, our CEO, reflects on our collective history and shares our plans for the future.
A Sense of Green: The Púca
Bernadette McBride reflects on A Sense of Green via poetry, inspired by the púca: a creature of Celtic, English, and Channel Islands folklore.
New collaboration exploring the modern state of masculinity
All about our collaboration What Does He Need?, a long-running Dublin-based collaborative arts project, exploring how men and boys are shaped by and influence the world they live in.
Conversations Over a Brew: Season 3, Episode 3
Radha D’Souza and Youngsook Choi discuss their research interests, that converge at the intersection of climate crisis and colonialism.
Conversations Over a Brew: Season 3, Episode 2
We hear from Dr. Fiona Whelan and artist Lucy Powell, who both employ the act of listening as a central tool in their work.
Conversations Over a Brew: Season 3, Episode 1
Our podcast is back! In this episode, we hear from artists Frances Disley and Sean Roy Parker, who ask us to consider the ways in which we can build meaningful relationships with our more-than-human neighbours.
With For About: Care and the Commons Resources
A collection of resources from our 2023 conference, exploring the interconnectedness between humans, nature, place and land within the context of conflicting crises.
Arts Award programme for Merseyside Schools
Heart of Glass Producer Nat Hughes has been busy creating and leading an Arts Award programme for a local school. What is arts award and how can you get involved?
St Helens, Knowsley and Liverpool artists join A Sense of Green events programme
We’re excited to announce five new Prototype artists who will present new work as part of A Sense of Green. They are: Rebecca Ainsworth, Benjamina Albanese, John Maguire, Laura Kate Pontefract and Becca Rauer.
Announcing our A Sense of Green events programme
A sensory journey through the peat bogs, fungi, trees and vegetable patches of St Helens and Knowsley!
In Every Bite of the Emperor: Research Trip
Back in April our producer Emily Gee joined artist Youngook Choi for a British Council supported research trip to Malaysia as part of long term ecological grief project In Every Bite of the Emperor.
Listen: Telling the Human Tales of Halewood
Listen along to six audio interviews with residents of Halewood, speaking to artist Frances Disley for the project Following the Roots: Stories of Halewood, a public sculpture trail in Halewood Triangle Park.
The National Lottery Heritage Fund grant for new Strong Women project
We are delighted to announce that Heart of Glass has been awarded a grant of £95,998 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, to develop a new art project celebrating women in St Helens and Knowsley, and street art. Apply for a mentorship by Sunday 28th May.