Sense arts and wellbeing for professionals

Get in touch

Get in touch with us at [email protected] We’ll help you find more resources and learn about our programmes. 

Our tools, training and resources can help ensure your programmes can be more accessible and inclusive.

We support artists, practitioners, creative organisations, teachers and support staff who are interested in making creative and artistic workshops, events, exhibitions accessible to deafblind or disabled people.

We support all art forms but have a strong focus on music, visual arts, and performance as part of our diverse programme.

This page is aimed at professionals working in the arts and wellbeing sectors. If you’d like to learn more about accessing our services, visit our services page.

Quick facts about Sense arts and wellbeing

  • We’ve delivered 6,000 creative sessions.
  • Over 10,000 people have participated in a Sense arts project. 
  • We’ve supported over 80 artists to be accessible.
  • We have over 100 free online resources for people to use.


Training and workshops

Below is a summary of our inclusive arts training. To learn more or sign up, visit our workshops and training page.

Inclusive arts workshop

Who’s it for?

This workshop is suitable for artists, arts and cultural organisations, social care staff and anyone wishing to increase the accessibility of their practice. It offers a mixture of theory, learning and practical activities to support a fully inclusive approach to art-making. 

What will you learn?

  • You’ll understand the range of abilities people may have and how these may affect their participation in creative activities.
  • You’ll learn about the barriers to participation that disabled people face and how to overcome them.
  • You’ll discover a range of methods to communicate with disabled people.
  • You’ll develop approaches and strategies to make a creative activity more accessible.

Learn more about how we run training sessions.

Pricing

Available upon request. Please get in touch at [email protected]


Become a partner

Sense Arts collaborates with a range of partners to increase the number of inclusive arts opportunities available to people with complex disabilities.

If you’re interested in partnering with us, please get in touch at [email protected]

“The team at Sense have been really supportive in helping us to make the programme accessible.”

Flatpack Festival

Meet our partners and collaborators

Over the past few years, we’re extremely proud to have been awarded over £500,000 towards our Sense Arts programme from funders such as Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Arts Council of England, National Foundation for Youth Music and the British Film Institute.

Get in touch

Get in touch with us at [email protected] if you’d like to find more resources, speak with our team or learn more about our programmes. 

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