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A resource for practitioners working at the intersection of arts and social transformation.
Work With Us as Director of Operations and Finance
We're looking for a Director of Operations and Finance to join our team - apply by 11am, Friday 17th February (extended).
Take Over 2022: A review by Josh Coates
Freelance writer Josh Coates spent two weekends with us during Take Over, and here's what he thought.
Local families get first glimpse of their artwork at Knowsley Safari!
At Knowsley Safari this week, families who worked with artist Lou Chapelle on the Growing Antlers installation got to see their work for the first time.
Catch the the PIP Tapes at People's History Museum in Manchester
Now on show as part PHM's landmark exhibition Nothing About Us Without Us, our project with sound artist and digital storyteller Gemma Nash.
Take Over 2022 - a round up!
Our free annual arts festival is over for another year, here are some of our favourite moments...
Important information about bookings for Made of Stars
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we are no longer able to present this installation at our Knowsley venue. If you had already booked a place for this event, you will have received an email. We're encouraging everyone to instead book a place at St Mary's Market, our St Helens venue.
New artwork coming to Knowsley Safari!
We are delighted to be working with Knowsley Safari on a new project with artist Lou Chapelle and families from Knowsley as part of our Creative People and Places programme.
Take Over festival returns
We're thrilled to announce the return of Take Over, our free arts festival of events, exhibitions, participatory performances and more!
Behind the Scenes of The Suicide Chronicles
To share insight into the processes and experiences of creating and sharing The Suicide Chronicles, we have recorded a series of conversations with the creators of the project.
Imposter syndrome and (working class) women in the arts
Holly Maples reflects on a conversation between Fox Irving and artists from the Women Working Class network.
Pride, motivation and talent: Working Class Women in the arts
Katie Beswick reflects on a conversation between Fox Irving and artists from the Women Working Class group.
The Journey of Lookout
Lookout St Helens was an opportunity for local children to speak with adults about the future of their town. Read about the story of this project and why it was made.
Meeting the artist behind St Helens’ forgotten mural
The story of the Saints Yankees Mural by New York based artist Janet Braun-Reinitz, written by Grace Collins.
St Helens couple win Street Hunt!
We’re delighted to reveal that the winners of Street Hunt St Helens are Moss Bank residents Kristian Ryder and Melissa French.
Street Hunt St Helens: Answers
The prize has been won, the puzzle’s been solved: Street Hunt is done, thanks for getting involved! Don't peek if you're still playing - all answers published here.
Artists In Profile: Bea Albanese
Grace Collins chats with Bea Albanese about creating an artwork with an environmental message, with people from St Helens.