Venues: Apply to Host the Max Reinhardt Literacy Awards 2016-17

For creative writing and literacy work with schools, galleries, art museums and visual arts venues in England

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Posted: 07/07/2016

The Max Reinhardt
Charitable Trust, the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), and
engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, are delighted to
announce the second Max Reinhardt Literacy Awards.

Galleries, art museums and
visual arts venues in England are invited to submit proposals to host the
Max Reinhardt Literacy Awards 2016-17, supported by the Max
Reinhardt Charitable Trust
, which will grant three venues an Award of £6,000 to support a
dedicated programme of creative writing and literacy work with schools.

The aims of the
Awards are:
 – For a creative writer to work with a school and a gallery/art
museum/visual arts venue on a creative writing or literacy project, exploring
the venue’s collections, displays or building
 – For a resource to be developed by the Venue, Creative Writer, NAWE
and with the school on using creative writing to explore the venue’s
collections, displays or building
 – For these resources to be shared with the arts and education sectors
in order to encourage the greater use of galleries/art museums/visual arts
venues by schools for creative writing and literacy work

For more information about the programme, selection and important
dates please visit

Who can apply?
useums and visual arts
venues of
size in England are invited to
. engage are particularly interested in the Awards engaging with
children and young people who do not normally work with art, artists and writers
and/or who experience difficulties with writing and reading. engage are
interested to know if your venue is in an area of low cultural engagement (as
defined by Arts Council England) or in areas with low literacy rates for
children and young people.

Application Information
To apply, submit a completed Application Form by email to info@engage.org by 10am on
Monday 1 August 2016. Please use subject
line: ‘MRLA Venue Application’.

The Application Form can be downloaded at: http://www.engage.org/MaxReinhardtLiteracyAwards

If you have questions about
the programme or your application, contact Beth Moseley, MRLA Coordinator, on
or call 0793 9936 421.

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