The Great Escape project starts now! Join Jenny Waldman, Art Fund Director, and Jo Paton, Project Director to kick off this new series of online workshops and hear more about The Great Escape and how the project will be shaped by your ideas.  

Every month, as well as project updates, we will discuss a specific topic based on your suggestions. This month’s will be a discussion about collaborating with organisations outside the cultural sector. 

11:30am: The Great Escape project updates  

12:00pm: Topic for discussion: Collaborating with organisations outside the cultural sector including conservation charities and membership organisations

12:30pm: Q&A 

The Great Escape is Art Fund’s new major UK-wide participatory project championing museum, gallery and historic house collections. Working with you, schools and families will be invited to explore wildlife in your collections, exhibitions and spaces, leading up to a large-scale participative event on Earth Day 2023 (Saturday 22 April).  

If you are unable to attend this workshop, below are the upcoming dates in the series. We will be circulating notes and links to everyone who has signed up and registered interest in the project at

Wednesday 27 July, 13:00-14:30pm 
How can The Great Escape centre the voice of young people?

Tuesday 27 September, 13:00-14:30pm 
Curriculum links in the Great Escape 

Wednesday 2 November, 13:00-14:30pm 
Evaluation guidance 

Wednesday 7 December, 13:00-14:30pm 

Exhibitions and events nearby

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