START WITH ART - supporting creativity in homes and houses

From 30 March 2020 Start with Art boxes are available to buy from Articulate.  

We have developed art packs to offer fun, sociable and creative opportunities during lockdown. 

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

You can order 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 

For the past three years Articulate Associate Artist, Jenny Hunter has supported creative learning activity in residential houses for care experienced young people in order to increase their skills in the arts and improve their wider life choices and chances by exploring their innate creativity.

Start with Art provides:

  • high quality arts and craft materials 

  • staff training and ongoing support

  • creative worksheets and ideas that are simple and effective to achieve with staff support

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

  • imaginative twists on traditional creative themes 

  • downloadable fresh and creative ideas for 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, WM Mann Foundation, The Stafford Trust

and Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership for their support of the 2020 Glasgow residency.

Get in touch - 0141 416 4105

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