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START WITH ART - supporting creativity in homes and houses

You can now buy or donate Articulate Start with Art boxes.  

We developed art packs to offer fun, sociable and creative opportunities during lock-down. 

The kits are designed for ages and stages: early years, younger and older children and young people.

As part of our new creative, social enterprise, you can order/donate your Start with Art boxes here.

'Couldn’t recommend Articulate Cultural Trust more.

The materials we ordered for The Kindness Wave parcels were amazing!

Well thought out and designed with love.'


Laura Beveridge, Founder of The Kindness Wave CIC 

Since 2017, Articulate Associate Producer, Jenny Hunter has supported creative learning activity in residential houses for care experienced young people to increase their access to and skills in the arts as well as to improve their wider life choices and chances by exploring their innate creativity through the visual arts.

Start with Art provides:

  • high quality arts and craft materials 

  • staff training and ongoing support

  • creative workshops and activity sheets that are simple and effective to achieve

  • stimulating ideas from well-known artists and crafts-people across Scotland

  • imaginative twists on traditional creative themes 

  • downloadable fresh and creative concepts for fully participatory arts activity. 

If you'd like to more about the project, how to join in or connect your unit

or group to Start with Art, just get in touch.

The project was originally developed with our Young Advisors and Arts in the City. 

We are grateful to the Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust, The WM Mann Foundation, The Stafford Trust, The Grocers' Charity, Glasgow City Council and Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership

for their support of this long-term Glasgow residency.

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