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Shakespeare leading the way in tackling youth crime



I am now in the second month of my post as Development Officer for the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA). My work history is richly filled with experiences of arts education, training and using theatre for positive social change but, being new to this role, it is important that I become equally knowledgeable of […]

Art for a social purpose: Art for All

Art for a social purpose: Art for All



On a baking sunlit July Friday, 50 people met in the beautiful gardens of Watts Gallery Artists’ Village to discuss the work of museums and galleries in prisons. The talking inevitably cantered over territory that questioned how the restrained and reverential nature of many museums and galleries could be relevant to the lives of people […]

Museums and the criminal justice system

Museums and the criminal justice system



National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance and Watts Gallery are hosting a seminar on Museums and Criminal Justice to coincide with Watts Gallery’s Art for All Exhibition 2018 – marking 10 years of work with prisons, young offenders and community groups.