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The Art of Facilitation
Thu, June 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM BST
An essential introduction to setting up and working as an Artist Facilitator
A course presented by PAPER Arts... Join Monique Jivram to explore artist facilitation approaches to support your professional practice. This short course will encourage, develop and inspire you to find your own facilitation style. It will give you useful introductory information and essential tools to lead your own workshops in schools, community settings or galleries.
You will be introduced to a variety of facilitation frameworks, health and safety requirements as well as gain useful tips to create smooth, engaging and accessible environments.
Expect a practical session where you will get the chance to work in small groups with plenty of time for discussion and exploration.
What will I take away from this short course?
An understanding of different settings for arts workshops
Tools to deliver efficient and effective sessions
Core skills for being an engaging arts facilitator
About the Facilitator
Monique has worked in arts engagement for over seven years. She has worked as a Commissioner, Curator of Participation Programmes and as an Artist Facilitator. Her experience includes education, community, arts centres and large gallery settings. As a trained teacher, producer and practising artist Monique combines learning strategies and arts techniques to create environments that champion the arts. Clients include Tate, Southbank Centre, Shape, Rich Mix, National Gallery, UAL, British Library, The Big Issue and a number of education settings.
Who is the course for?
As an introduction into artist facilitation, this course is relevant for those starting out or, for those returning to facilitation requiring refresh of knowledge and skills
What will the short course cover?
Topics that will be included are:
- Tips and tools for running an arts workshop
- Considering accessibility
- Learning styles
- Health and safety requirements
- Creating your own artist code of conduct
- Planning fun and interesting sessions
- Overview of different settings to work in
- Useful dos and don’ts