Welcome to Arts Development
Arts Development is about engaging people with the arts, developing its audiences and empowering individuals and communities.
Arts Development at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum supports artists, art groups, arts celebrations, events and festivals, large and small, throughout the year.
the open west
Cheltenham Open Studios
Cheltenham Poetry Festival
Cheltenham Comedy Festival
Walk the Line Festival
Cheltenham Film Festival
Cheltenham Arts & Music Network
Cheltenham Buskers network
…and much, much more.
Arts Award Welcome
The Art Gallery & Museum is proud to support young people working towards the Arts Award by offering relevant opportunities. These include access to world class collections of paintings, sculpture, Arts and Crafts furniture, decorative arts and historic artefacts plus a lively and stimulating changing exhibtions programme.
MEANTIME is an artist-run project-space housed in a small building on Oxford Passage behind The Brewery in Cheltenham. It operates as a cross-discipline arts platform for the production and presentation of experimental new work – engaging, discursive, collaborative, critical, subversive… See separate website for all the latest information, directions and up-to-date programme details.
Now in its second phase, Artlift sees artists working in GP surgeries across Gloucestershire, using creativity and the arts as an additional and complementary means to address ongoing medical conditions. Why not watch a short film about the project (approx 10 mins).
For information and advice and assistance, please contact the Arts Development Officer Paul McKee on 01242 237431.