Write on Art
Write on Art is a national writing competition set up by Art UK and the Paul Mellon Centre to encourage an interest in art history among young people. Launched in November 2017, this annual prize is open to all UK students aged 15–18. Each student writes about one artwork from the Art UK site.
In 2018 the judges included Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller and
Please note that the deadline for 2019 submissions has now passed.
Tips for the classroom
New to Art UK? Watch short films on our YouTube channel to find out how Art UK can support you in the classroom – whether you teach Art, History, English or Religious Studies.
Art UK offers a range of inspiring projects and initiatives to support children and young people’s learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Enjoy recent highlights from our programme below and request regular updates on our free programmes and resources by contacting the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sculpture Project – 4MinuteFilm Challenge
As part of the Sculpture Project, Art UK is partnering with Culture Street to support 24 co-produced sculpture films with young people, each group receiving a £100 bursary. Students will produce a short film about a publicly owned sculpture, while growing their confidence and developing their skills.
Applications for the challenge are now closed.
Take our creative challenge and support the development of young people’s knowledge around the Creative Commons
Start using our artworks
In May 2017 we challenged some of the UK’s most exciting young performers to write an original response to
Performers included Raza Hussain, Rowan McCabe, Sophia Thakur, Sabrina Mahfouz
We hope that Arts Speaks will return in the near future.