Cornwall Museums Partnership and FEAST are challenging museums and artists to work together to generate original ideas for bringing more and different people into the museums of Cornwall to enjoy Cornwall’s unique heritage. For the second year we are offering a joint small grants fund to enable the best ideas to be tested and delivered.
We are looking for genuine innovation and collaboration between artist(s) and museum, and for ideas which would appeal to a broad range of the community. We are inviting proposals for creative projects which spark interest in what museums have to offer: we want more people interested in their local history and more people doing or experiencing something creative. We are offering a number of small grants of up to £2,500. The project must involve some form of tangible activity or event with which the community can get involved.
Applications must be made jointly by artist(s) and museum. Ideas must be generated collaboratively and plans for delivery shared by both. We imagine that some of the strongest ideas may come from an artist working with their local museum, but are not making this an absolute condition. You choose whether it is the artist(s) or museum who is the grant recipient on behalf of the project.
Download an application form from the FEAST website.