Plain Speaking Tours- it’s a wrap!

Our arts group Crazy Glue have had a busy autumn taking part in leading Plain Speaking Tours of recent exhibition We The People are The Work.   The group have been supported by artist Rachel Dobbs and have trained and discussed the 5 artworks that form the exhibition.  Spanning key visual arts organisations in the city We The People Are The Work is hosted by Peninsula Arts, Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth Arts Centre, The Council House and KARST gallery....

Plain Speaking Tour Training at We The People

Members of our Crazy Glue group took to the town this afternoon to visit the galleries of We The People Are The Work. Working with the lovely Rachel Dobbs the group explored Plymouth College of Art, Peninsula Arts, The Council House, KARST and Plymouth Arts Centre.  In each space the group took time to learn about the content for each exhibition and also to discuss what they felt each piece was about and meant to them.  As well as collecting...

National Portfolio Success!

Take A Part are THRILLED to be awarded Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation status for the 2018-2022 investment period. The funding secures our programme of work in Plymouth allowing us to work dedicatedly with communities across the city through to 2022. Started in Efford in 2006, Take A Part worked with local community members, agencies and organisations to create a specific model of co-commissioning and co-creating with artists that allows embedding of the work in the community while developing...

A new digital map for Barne Barton!

This week saw the culmination of a wonderful project in Barne Barton.  Young Creatives from across the community (lead by Brendan Sinnott, Bridey Borda, Kaytie Thomas, Nathan Daniel & Chelsea Biddle) have worked with artists Rachel Dobbs and Shaun Lewin to create a new digital map of their community. Using the latest technology and working with a real range of experts from higher education and artist practitioners, the project has been developed as part of the BBROOTS programme. You can take...