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Invitation for Venues to host the MaxLiteracy Awards 2018 – 19

The Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust, Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education and the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), are delighted to announce the third Max Reinhardt Literacy Awards – now known as the MaxLiteracy Awards.

MaxLiteracy is an exciting initiative that develops new ways of teaching creative writing by bringing together writers, schools, galleries, museums and visual arts venues.

Galleries, art museums and visual arts venues in England are invited to submit proposals to host MaxLiteracy 2018-19, supported by the Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust, which will grant three venues an Award of £7,000 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 creative writing 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

Applications are invited from galleries, art museums and visual arts venues in England. Experience working with creative writers and schools is welcomed but not essential, and those venues with less experience are encouraged to use this opportunity to develop work in this area.

Application Deadline: 10am on Monday 2 July 2018

Application Information

Information for Venues (PDF)
Application Form (Word doc)

To apply, submit a completed Application Form by email to info@engage.org by 10am on Monday 2 July 2018. Please use subject line: ‘Venue Application’.

If you have questions about the programme or your application, please contact Ronda Gowland-Pryde, MaxLiteracy Coordinator on maxliteracy@engage.org or call Engage on 020 7729 5858.

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