Community Artists, Gawthorpe Textiles Collection


We are seeking up to 5 Community Artists to work with us on our National Lottery Heritage Fund Dynamic Collections project Cherish the Past, Create for the Future. 

Flexible working, contract to 29 February 2024
Individual contract value £2,000
Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 10 October

Key duties and responsibilities: To generate exciting, high quality creative opportunities for the communities of East Lancashire to engage with our heritage collections. We expect each artist to deliver a programme of at least 10 sessions of direct engagement with the community between February 2023 and February 2024. Collaborations should be mindful of and respond to the needs of BAME communities in East Lancashire. Whilst the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection should be the inspiration for activity, any creative artform can be used. We strongly encourage applications from artists within the local Lancashire community. Graduate applicants seeking development opportunities are welcome to apply.

Details can be downloaded from the vacancies page on our website:

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