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Guidelines + Case Studies

 

Guidelines and Case Studies


‘Salt- Gold – Marsh’ by Sarah Davis Installation in St Clement’s Church as part of Art in Romney Marsh, 2016.  Image source:  Sarah Davis

‘Salt- Gold – Marsh’ by Sarah Davis
Installation in St Clement’s Church as part of Art in Romney Marsh, 2016.
Image source: Sarah Davis

Guidelines for Commissioning Temporary Works of Art and Exhibitions in Churches

A pdf to download with detailed guidance on commissioning new temporary works of art and exhibitions in churches.
Kindly supported by Allchurches Trust and The Jerusalem Trust.

Appendices (please click to download):
Artist contract template
Artist’s brief template
Budget example
Funding bodies which support art in churches
Open call submissions form template
Simple loan agreement template

Case Studies of Temporary Works of Art and Exhibitions in Churches

Case studies of temporary visual arts projects in churches and cathedrals are available here:

All Saints, West Dulwich: a long duration, participatory residency

St Michael's, Discoed: an annual, themed, multi-artist exhibition and fundraiser

St John on Bethnal Green: short term rolling exhibitions with a community focus

St Paul’s Bow Common: site-specific art with professional installation and community impact

Art in Romney Marsh: an annual, site-specific festival across multiple rural churches

Coventry Cathedral: performance piece 

Salisbury Cathedral: an installation with a focus on community participation and education

Sheffield Cathedral: an exhibition in a citywide event showcasing works from private collections

All Saints, Skeyton: an exhibition in a rural area showcasing local art for sale

Guidelines for Commissioning Permanent Works of Art in Churches

A pdf to download with detailed guidance on commissioning new permanent works of art in churches. Published in partnership with ChurchCare.

 

Banner image: Performance of ‘Lost’ by Motionhouse. Image Source: Motionhouse