IF:MK Needs YOU!! – Milton Keynes’ International Festival will be here in July and the team have put together an incredibly exciting programme with the best international artists bringing work to the city.  One major commission is the Dominoes Project which requires 200 volunteers – please join me and them on the day –sign up here

Public Art at MKC – We are excited to announce that Public Art specialist Fiona Boundy will be joining our team on a part-time basis to support delivery of public art schemes in some of the estates

Writer in Residence – we received a whopping 22 applications for the writer in residence role with applications from amazing creative individuals.  We are incredibly excited announce that Rachel Barnett will be taking on the role!

Paid work for Artists – schools have received ring-fenced funding to bring artists into the school setting.  To be considered for this work, all you have to do is register on the Culture Challenge website by downloading the form from‘here’or contacting    joan.stewart@artsgatewaymk.org.uk

Creative Producer – MK Gallery have appointed Niki Braithwaite as Creative Producer.  She has previously worked for Arts Council England as Head of Visual Arts and Wysing Arts Centre.  We are very lucky to have attracted her to Milton Keynes for this project which will deliver the City Club programme

MK Gallery Planning Permission – earlier this month MK Gallery also received confirmation that their planning application was approved.  Follow their expansion story over the next 18-months

Studio SpaceArts Gateway currently has space for artists’ studios, workshops and events in central MK and Oldbrook, starting at £12 p/w