Keep up to date with what we’re thinking about by reading our latest blog entries

Russell-Cotes – Mini painting project

Posted on: 27th February 2019

399 children from local schools (St. Luke’s, Heathlands, Bearwood, Canford Heath and Ad Astra) participated in the Mini Painting Project lead by the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum. The aim of the project was for pupils to be influenced and inspired by a piece of art from the Russell-Cotes collection and for the students to...
Read more

Hammer and Play 2 : 23rd March 2019

Posted on: 22nd January 2019

On Saturday 23 March 2019, 09.30 -14.30 Wave Arts Education Agency and Arts University Bournemouth are delighted to be offering FREE workshops (including lunch) to Hub teachers/educators. Our aim is to bring Hub teachers/educators together to undertake creative practices which support and complement their teaching. “Another inspiring and beneficial day. I love attending these days...
Read more


Posted on: 19th October 2018

Cultural Hub The Cultural Hub is a unique consortium of arts/cultural organisations and schools in Bournemouth and Poole which promotes a direct dialogue, sharing of skills, and a meaningful relationship between the education and cultural sectors.  Its role is to bring together colleagues from schools and cultural organisations to create, develop and deliver inspirational learning...
Read more

Hammer and Play: November 2018 (Project completed)

Posted on: 11th October 2018

We are inviting creative teachers/educators to participate in a free CPD session at Arts University Bournemouth(AUB). This will take place on Saturday 17 November 2018, 0930-1430. The subject areas that will be explored are: Workshop 1: 3D Sculpture Opportunity to explore creating 3D forms through developing a ‘Sound Sculpture Park’. Julia Jones will guide you...
Read more

Art Workshops for KS1 and SEN: now open for booking

Posted on: 29th August 2018

Wave and Arts2Educate Abi Thommes is the founder of Arts2Educate, a successful Dorset-based organisation that brings art and drama workshops to primary schools. Abi’s years of teaching, arts and drama experience, including gaining her Arts Awards, has helped to see Arts2Educate grow – expanding her work to into art centres, libraries, holiday clubs, as well...
Read more

Project Subway is Complete!

Posted on: 3rd November 2014

Lowther Road in Charminster, Bournemouth, has been transformed! We commissioned artist Ilse Black to create a digital mural using a number of paintings from students of Bethany Junior School and Malmesbury Park Primary School. The design was vinyl wrapped on one side of the underpass walls, in a bid to create a positive environment following a series of...
Read more