Our mission is to support young people who want to deepen their engagement with the arts, build creative and leadership skills, and to achieve a national qualification.
Through Arts Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels, young people aged 11-25 can explore any of the art forms including performing arts, visual arts, literature, media and multimedia. The award builds confidence, helps young people to enjoy cultural activities, and prepares them for further education or employment.
Arts Award is run through a partnership between Arts Council England and Trinity Guildhall. This collaboration means we can support young people in their creative futures by using our extensive national network and resources to offer a respected Trinity College London qualification.
Since its launch in 2005, Arts Award has grown quickly and is now flourishing in arts centres, colleges and schools, community projects, libraries, galleries, local authorities, theatres, youth clubs and youth justice settings.
Most of our Cultural Learning partners provide support for young people wanting to achieve an Arts Award. If you are interested please ask your school or organisation if they have an Arts Awards advisor or email firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.