Wellcome Trust Arts Awards

Arts Awards support imaginative and experimental arts projects that explore biomedical science.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

The scheme aims to:

  • stimulate interest, excitement and debate
    about biomedical science through high-quality, original artistic practice
  • examine the social, cultural and ethical
    contexts of biomedical science through the arts
  • encourage new ways of thinking
  • promote high-quality interdisciplinary
    practice and collaborations between arts, science and education practice
  • support formal and informal learning.

The scheme is open to a wide range of people,
including artists, scientists, curators, film makers, writers, producers,
directors, academics, science communicators, teachers, arts workers and
education officers.


Small Arts Awards (up to and including £30 000)

  • 27 June 2014 (17.00)
  • 7 November 2014 (17.00)

Large Arts Awards (over £30 000)

Expressions of Interest forms can be submitted
at any point in the year for review at the next deadline. This was the end of January 2014. Contact the Wellcome Trust if you are interested in sending an expression of interest for the 2015 deadline.

More information available here.

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