Creativity is fundamental in making The Beaney a vibrant and exciting place for everyone. Whenever possible we offer opportunities for artists to create, explore, engage, share and challenge using our collections and building as a resource for inspiration.

Current Artist Opportunities:

Documentary Film Commission for  The Beaney Health and Wellbeing projects:

Fixed Fee: £2,500 – £3,000 inclusive of travel, expenses and materials
Start Date: End of March 2019
Completion: Beginning of October 2019

We are seeking an experienced film-maker who can create a film that captures, documents and celebrates a series of Health and Wellbeing projects and events that represent the impact of the work taking place at The Beaney. The film will encapsulate the legacy of all the work that currently takes place and will be taking place over the next two years as part of this exciting National Portfolio Organisation project, funded by Arts Council England.

This will involve attending 4 different Health and Wellbeing projects that will be held, in the main, at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, but may also be on location at some different venues across Kent. The commission will explore the culmination of interviews with artists, staff and participants as well as recording the different projects in full flow and any subsequent exhibitions that ensue.

Closing date is Monday 11th March. Informal questions about this project can be directed to frances.chiverton@canterbury.gov.uk Tel: 01227 868528, Ext. 38528. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview at The Beaney on Tuesday 19th March.

For full details click here.

Music Commission:

We are seeking an experienced creative Delivery Partner, specialising in Music facilitation who can create an innovative and inspiring programme that works directly with participants to explore these benefits in a museum context. The programme would further enhance the current Sounds Beaney offer, more details can be found here.

The programme will use the Beaney’s galleries, music and the Museum’s Collection as a stimulus and engagement tool to encourage improved health and wellbeing for the participants involved.

Closing date is Monday 11th March. Informal questions about this project can be directed to frances.chiverton@canterbury.gov.uk Tel: 01227 868528, Ext. 38528. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview at The Beaney on Tuesday 2nd April.