Youth Arts Toolkit

March 31, 2015

The Most Meaningful Youth Arts Work I’ve Done…

In this blog, Youth Worker Emma O’Brien, discusses her motivation for delivering arts programmes with young people, also explaining in the process, the importance of defining […]
March 2, 2015

Making a Great Impression

In this blog, Anne O’Gorman, Senior Project Officer for Youth Arts in NYCI, shares her thoughts on funding applications based on her experience with the Artist […]
February 16, 2015

A Skills Perspective on Arts Education

In 2015, NYAP’s Youth Arts Blog will be asking a series of funders about why and how they fund Arts Programmes for young people. In this […]
December 22, 2014

What Lessons Do The Arts Teach Us About The Times We Live In?

What lessons do the arts teach us about the times we live in? Ciaran Benson examines this question, in this, his final blog, responding to Eisners […]
December 22, 2014

The Intrinsic and Distinctive Value of the Arts

Which of Eisner’s Lessons show us the intrinsic and distinctive value of the Arts? In this his third blog, Ciaran Benson teases out this question and […]
December 22, 2014

Where Do the Arts Belong in Everyday Life?

What is the value of art? In this, his second blog, Ciaran Benson challenges us to adjust our thinking about where the arts actually belong in […]
December 22, 2014

How Should We Best Describe the Role of the Arts in the Education of Irish Young People?

How should we best describe the role of the arts, in the education of Irish Young people? In this his first blog responding to Elliot Eisner’s […]
December 15, 2014

The Artist’s Intention and the Purpose of Art Work

In this, his second blog, John continues to look at both the artist’s intention and the purpose of art-work through examples of art-forms other than pop-music: […]
December 12, 2014

In Art, Small Differences Can Have Large Effects

What can a new U2 album teach us about the purpose of Art? In this, our first blog responding to Eliiot Eisner’s “Lessons”, playwright and acknowledged […]