Arts Volunteering (the new name for Young Arts)

What is Arts Volunteering?

 Arts Volunteers…

  • Work with schools, museums and youth and community groups to support a WIDE RANGE of arts projects
  • Are PASSIONATE about the benefits that creativity and arts education can bring to the community
  • Carry out FUNDRAISING to support these projects


If you have any suggestions for possible Arts projects that might benefit from an Arts Society grant,

Have ideas for raising funds to sponsor projects or,

If you would like to help.

Then, please speak to the Arts Volunteering representative:

Pippa Schofield


The Arts Society Blackmore Vale have previously supported these projects


Guggleton Farm Arts – Young Artist of the Year
Gillingham and Sturminster Newton Schools – Most Promising Art Student Award
12 schools in the Blackmore Vale area have received one or more sponsored Art Day
Children’s Sculpture exhibition held during Open Gardens weekends
A Golden Lecture at Gillingham School
Supported student work entered in to the NADFAS/RBA Exhibition
William Barnes School pupil visit to the National Gallery
Art from the High School exhibition at The Exchange, Sturminster Newton


The annual Young Artists’ Christmas Exhibition is now running from Friday 29th November until Saturday 14th December. Prizes were awarded ...
Isabel de Pelet , First Prize winner Will Montgomery and Sheila Williams at the Awards Ceremony held on  Friday 16 ...
On Thursday 22 November, our Society funded a day’s painting and pottery class run by Mr Des Alner for 34 ...
To celebrate 50 years of support of Young Arts by The Arts Society we sponsored two lectures in local comprehensive ...