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New Autumn/Winter workshop programme

Our new workshop programme is out now. You can pick it up from the usual distribution points or download a PDF version from the below  link  (approx 2.5mb) –


We have moved!

Arts Development have now moved out of the WhiteSpace building and are now based at the AECC. Our postal address is –

Arts Development
Education, Culture & Sport
Ground Floor
AECC Balgownie 1
Conference Way
Bridge of Don
AB23 8AQ

Our new phone number is 01224 814740.

Our Story Exhibition – Open Now

‘Our Story’ Exhibition now open at the Aberdeen Art Gallery (Studio Workshop).

‘Our Story’ was an innovative year long multi-arts project. The project was delivered over two stages. Firstly the presentation of ‘Our World’, a community participation collaboration with the Aberdeen International Youth Festival Parade, the second stage is end of project exhibition atAberdeenArtGallery. Continue reading

New Programme 2011

Programme will be available for download again by the end of March. apologies for any inconvenience.

The new Arts Development workshop programme is now online for download.

Download from the Aberdeen City Council’s Arts Development page

or alternatively  download direct  in  PDF format from either of the follow links – Small version (1.8mb) or High Quality version (9mb).

Arts Development is moving

While the Arts Development workshop at WhiteSpace, Frederick Street has been closed to the public since December we can now confirm that the teams office will  be moving in May. Our new office base will be the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC). We will regularly update the blog with anymore announcements in regards to our new base but  we will still  be continuing to deliver workshops at our various outreach  partner venues in the future.

New Programme Jan – Mar 2011

Cover of Programme 2011

Our new programme for January to March 2011 is now out at the normal distribution points and available for download by clicking here. To view you will need a PDF viewer (Adobe Reader). The file is approx 12 MB so it will take up to a minute to load depending on your connection speed.

Regensburg Christmas Market

Arts Development have been invited to hold a stall at this years Regensburg Christmas Market, building on the positive relationship that International Community Arts Officer Alison Black has  established in recent years.

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Lewis Chessmen workshop

Here is a selection of images from the ‘Lewis Chessman’ themed workshop being led by artist Chris Bailey at WhiteSpace. I’m sure you would agree that this is some impressive work by our partcipants . To see the real Lewis Chessman go along to the Aberdeen Art Gallery where the exhibition will be running until the 8th January 2011.

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The Big Draw

A couple of images from the ‘Big Draw’ at Union Square last month. Over 200 young people came along to take part,  turning the event into a real hive for creativity and fun. Thanks to everyone that came along.

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Community Arts Job Opportunity

Community Arts Officer Position (Fixed Term)

Reference Number ABC2179
Closing date:    1 November 2010
Location:         Whitespace/Arts Development
Hours:              Part-time, 21.75 hours per week
Duration:         Fixed-term up to 31 January 2012
Salary:            £17,316 – £19,793 Continue reading