Dot-art partners LJMU to host free event helping teachers champion creative careers
Dot-art Schools is an online, inter school art competition culminating in an exhibition of work by year 5 and year 9 pupils. with a goal towards nurturing talent, raising ambition and highlighting creative career paths. Andrew Wright reports.
The dot-art Schools event, which takes place on June 23, will see art gallery dot-art join Liverpool John Moores University to host a day of advocacy to help education professionals champion the value and impact of studying art.
The event will begin with a tour of the LJMU Art and Design Academy, followed by a visit to the 2017 dot-art Schools exhibition in St Georges Hall, then a discussion with three expert speakers on the diverse range of careers opened up by a creative education.
Dot-art Schools and LJMU are holding this Creative Careers day for head teachers, senior leaders, school governors and art & design curriculum leaders to find out more about the impact of the creative industries nationally, hear guest speakers making the case for how studying art & design can benefit young people at school and beyond and to discover the range of creative career pathways that exist.
The event will take place across three venues; the LJMU Art and Design Academy, St George’s Hall and The Walker Art Gallery. It will begin at 9am and end by 2.30pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Tickets are FREE but must be pre-booked by calling 0345 0176660 or visiting: championcreativecareers.