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Place Makers – Creative Production & Slow Growth

From October 26th  to 30th we are asking members and friends of CHARTS to share their stories of #creative production and help everyone gain insight into the ways we get the most value from culture, heritage and arts in Argyll and Isles.

We have three exciting online events to register for:

Creative Production Webinar - Tuesday 3 November (7-8.30pm)
Please join us for a free webinar sharing stories of creative production from innovative people operating in rural areas in Scotland, including talks from Rhona Dougall on the Fàgail Hiort - Leaving St. Kilda project, Kirsten Body on Circus Artspace’s annual programme and contributions from Dr Deirdre MacKenna from Cultural Documents and Brian Barker from Artmap Argyll. Register here.

Creative Production Workshop - Wednesday 4 November (7-9pm)
We invite you to an online Zoom-based workshop to explore inspiring projects and share ideas for greater creative and critical exchange in culture, heritage or arts in Argyll and the Isles, supported by Dr Deirdre MacKenna and Brian Barker. Register here.

Slow Growth Workshop - Thursday 05 November (7-9pm)
We invite CHARTS members to sign up for an online Zoom-based workshop to explore how existing groups would 'grow' in new ways with paid staff time for culture, heritage or arts in Argyll and Isles, supported by Eleanor MacKinnon and Lesley Burr. Register here.

Participation in these events, or Dr Michael Pierre Johnson’s Mapping Your Creative Growth workshop, is a preferred requirement for submitted proposals to our Place Makers: Micro-cluster Networks fund of £5,500 available for each of three creative, ‘place making’ collaborations across Argyll & Isles. 

Who’s making all this happen?
CHARTS is working with The Glasgow School of Art’s Innovation School, supported by Creative Scotland’s Create:Networks fund, to explore with our members what they and local places need to survive and thrive. 

This engagement forms part of the ‘Micro-Cluster Networks’ project, which will provide funds and expert support to local creative and cultural collaborations, or ‘micro-clusters’, to deliver projects for places and communities in the region.