Kent school children visit Turner Contemporary

400 school children from five Kent Coastal Alliance schools get involved with a new and exciting Children & the Arts' project with Turner Contemporary, Margate, supported by Artswork, the South East Bridge.Read more

Colour Me Happy!

Turning lives from black and white into colour. This Christmas Children & the Arts challenges you to Colour Me Happy (12-16 December)! Dress in one colour or pattern for the day in your school or office to raise money to bring arts to hard-to-reach, disadvantaged schools across the UK. Tweet a photo and Art Attack’s Neil Buchanan will choose a winner.Read more

Celebrating three years of PoetryQuest in Calderdale

Square Chapel Arts Centre and Children & the Arts are celebrating the success of exciting literacy project PoetryQuest after three years of working together.Read more

Quiz Night & Auction raises money to bring arts into children's hospices

The second annual Children & the Arts Quiz Night & Auction, held at the Rosewood London on Monday 8 May, was a huge success, raising more than £60,000 for our Start Hospices programme.Read more

Perspective shortlist announced!

30 artworks from 11 to 18 year olds in London and Essex have been shortlisted for the Children & the Arts Secondary School Art Prize in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation.Read more

The importance of childhood

Jeremy Newton, Chief Executive of Children & the Arts, explains why it's important to address the cultural needs of children, in light of a recent insightful piece by children's TV star Anne Wood for Arts Council England.Read more

HRH Princess Eugenie of York announces 'Be Inspired' art auction

HRH Princess Eugenie of York announces Children & the Arts' 'Be Inspired' Contemporary Art Auction at Christie’s, King Street on Wednesday 8th March.Read more

Bid on the Be Inspired Online Art Auction - 4-13 April

The Be Inspired online auction launches on Tuesday 4 April at christies.com/onlineonly in aid of Children & the Arts.Read more

Children & the Arts hosts private view of Be Inspired Art Auction

Supporters, including Jeremy Irons and Dame Penelope Wilton, showed up in style to the private view of the Be Inspired Art Auction at Christie's, King Street. The auction will take place on Wednesday 8 March as part of Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction.Read more

Oust's perspective opens art prize

East London street artist Oust launches the Children & the Arts and Jack Petchey Foundation Art Competition by taking on the theme Perspective, in a specially commissioned piece in Hoxton.Read more