Guidelines and Case Studies
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
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.