Sheffield City of Makers

Making Ways

Posted on 27.02.2016

Sheffield Culture Consortium will receive £550,000 for Making Ways, an ambitious three-year project that will develop, demonstrate and celebrate exceptional contemporary visual art produced in Sheffield. The project will develop artistic talent and leadership and create a living economy for the arts community that will stimulate and support growth.

Between 2016 and 2019, The Sheffield Culture Consortium (that includes Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield Theatres Trust, Museums Sheffield, Site Gallery, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield City Council) will coordinate a visual art programme that complements the Year of Making Sheffield.

Making Ways is funded by Arts Council England, Sheffield City Council, The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. The project will include: Artists’ Continual Professional Development, (master-classes, industry residences, a bursary programme), commissions, exhibitions and promotional support.

The project will begin during the Year of Making Sheffield 2016 and will develop between 2017 and 2019.

Read the full press release here > Making Ways press release

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