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The Koestler Trust is hiring

The Koestler Trust is hiring



The Koestler Trust encourages people in the criminal justice system to take part in music, writing, design, performance and the visual arts; and showcases this unique work to the public through exhibitions, displays, events and publications. The charity is seeking a Digital and Communications Officer [Full-time, £24,500, London, closing date 2 May] and two Arts […]

Koestler Trust on BBC Radio 4

Koestler Trust on BBC Radio 4



Prison arts charity, the Koestler Trust, is taking part in BBC Radio 4‘s upcoming charity appeal. This Sunday, tune in to hear the story of John, a former Koestler Awards entrant and mentee who made the journey from a young offenders institution to the Venice Biennale. Support the Koestler Trust! The support that Koestler has given me […]

2019 Koestler Awards open for entries

2019 Koestler Awards open for entries



The 2019 Koestler Awards – for artwork made by people in prison, in other secure units, or on probation – are now open for entries. Hard copies of the guidance notes, entry forms and under 18’s entry forms have been sent out to institutions. Entries are judged by over 100 artists and experts from different fields […]

I’m Still Here

I’m Still Here



Koestler Trust’s annual exhibition of art by offenders, secure patients and detainees entered into their Koestler Awards, on display at Southbank Centre. This year, the artworks have been selected by the families of prisoners inside, giving a unique and very personal edge to the show.

Longford Trust scholars exhibit in 250th RA Summer Exhibition

Longford Trust scholars exhibit in 250th RA Summer Exhibition



Two recipients of The Longford Trust scholarship have been selected to exhibit their work in the 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, which opened to the public today. The Longford Trust awards scholarships to young serving and ex-prisoners to go to university to continue their rehabilitation. Both Paul Grady and Lee Cutter have been supported by […]

Job vacancy at Koestler Trust

Job vacancy at Koestler Trust



The Koestler Trust are looking for someone exceptional, with proven practical skills and knowledge in at least one of the artforms they work with, for a key role in their arts team. The Arts and Exhibitions Assistant [£19,000 pa, London, full-time] will be responsible for the efficient processing, feedback-writing, transport and exhibiting of the thousands of artworks […]