Arts Award at YSP
YSP Learning is proud to support Arts Award. We hold events throughout the year to support children and young people in their Arts Award journey.
Do children and young people in your life want to be creative, and learn about contemporary sculpture and artists? Join our exciting programme of activity that leads to a nationally-recognised Arts Award qualification.
Our Arts Award offer is a unique programme of events that give children and young people inspiration and insight into the arts through specialist art skills, exclusive access to curators and resident artists, and the opportunity to respond creatively, sharing their ideas and understanding.
Join our exciting programme of activity that leads to a nationally-recognised Arts Award qualification. Be inspired to start your journey at YSP with Discover level. As you gain confidence and expand your experience and ability, take the opportunity to progress your skills and knowledge to Explore level.
Supporting Arts Award at YSP
YSP Stay Connected: Arts Award Discover at Home
YSP Learning online regularly highlights a focus artist and artwork across our social media platforms. These posts provide ideas that can inspire and support you to achieve Arts Award Discover at Home, an introductory award, aimed at children aged 11 and under (open to children and young people aged up to 25).
What do children have to do to achieve Arts Award Discover at Home?
- Part A: Take Part Discover the arts and artforms and take part in different activities
- Part B: Find Out Find out about artists or makers and their work
- Part C: Share Share your learning, opinions and experiences with others
These three parts are then recorded in an Arts Award logbook.
Take a look at #YSPFamily across our social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) and start your Arts Award journey today.
#YSPFamily posts have easy steps to inspire and support you in achieving the parts A, B and C of the award:
Notice - Find out about a contemporary artist and their artwork (Part B)
Imagine and Create - Discover artforms, experiment and play using our creative suggestions to Draw, Write, Photograph, Construct (Part A)
Share - Tell other people about your discoveries and what you have enjoyed using #YSPFamily (Part C)
Arts Award Logbook
Record your creative activity in a personal ‘arts log‘. Arts Award log books can be downloaded here.
Further information about Discover at Home can be found here.
As you gain confidence and expand your experience and ability, take the opportunity to progress your skills and knowledge to Explore level. Find out more about the Arts Award journey here.
We can’t wait to see your creativity.
Take part in our family events
Sculpture Baby: Light Organ–Spend creative time with your baby and enjoy this sensory session set in the colourful Light Organ installation in the Chapel.
Tales in the Gallery: Light OrganJoin us on the first Saturday of the month for interactive and immersive storytelling in the gallery, inspired by the magical Light Organ installation in the Chapel.
New Year Noticing: Family Walk with Jo BlakerJoin us for a creative nature walk to welcome in the New Year. Visit the joyous Jonathan Baldock exhibition at The Weston, before heading outside to draw together. Relax, unwind and enjoy creative time together on this family walk.
Discover in a DayStart your Arts Award adventure at YSP. Arts Award Discover is an introductory programme for children and young people aged up to 25. During this session, we'll visit YSP exhibitions, create art in response to them and share our discoveries. With the support of YSP Arts Award advisors, you will complete your Arts Award Discover by the end of the day.