The Weekly Challenge, 20th May 2019 – Put Down Your Passion
20th May 2019
64 Million Artists is lucky enough to welcome new team member Rosie on a paid work experience scheme through community arts organisation All Change.
The Weekly Challenge, 6th May 2019 – An Eye for Detail
6th May 2019
April was #AutismAwarenessMonth and this week’s Challenge is designed to keep the conversation going and growing.
The Weekly Challenge, 29th April 2019 – It’s Not Your Birthday But…
29th April 2019
This week’s Challenge is set by It’s Not Your Birthday But…,champions of the lost art of letter writing, who connect people through letters, words and visual arts.
The Weekly Challenge, 22nd April 2019 – I’m Not Just A Consumer, I…
22nd April 2019
To recognise and celebrate Earth Day on the 22nd April, this week’s Challenge is posed by environmental charity Global Action Plan and innovation consultants New Citizenship Project: We think that the term “consumer” has a lot to answer for.
The Weekly Challenge, 15th April 2019 – How to…?
8th April 2019
At 64 Million Artists we believe everyone is creative, and when we use our creativity we can make positive change in our lives and the world around us.
The Weekly Challenge, 1st April 2019 – 50 in 15
1st April 2019
Pens, pencils and sense of humour at the ready…This week’s Challenge is set by our friends at Sketch Appeal!
The Weekly Challenge, 25th March 2019 – An Exhibition of Ourselves
25th March 2019
Life is full of all sorts of stories, adventures, ideas and experiences.
The Weekly Challenge, 18th March 2019 – Living On Purpose
18th March 2019
What are the issues in life and the world around you that get you thinking, acting and doing?
The Weekly Challenge, 11th March 2019 – Common Ground
11th March 2019
Spring is springing – embrace the spring in your step!
The Weekly Challenge, 4th March 2019 – BookFace
4th March 2019
The readers, writers, storytellers and book lovers amongst us, get ready – Thursday 7th March is World Book Day!
The Weekly Challenge, 25th February 2019 – Consequences Story!
25th February 2019
64 Million Artists and Gateshead Libraries have teamed up to create ArtDiamonds – a three year project running across Gateshead libraries with the aim of engaging local people in creative and cultural activities.
The Weekly Challenge 2019 – Cocktail Creator!
18th February 2019
This week’s creative challenge is set by Ray from Simply Create.
The Weekly Challenge, 11th February 2019 – Mirror Mirror
11th February 2019
This week’s challenge is set by Charlotte Penn – a mover and shaker from Croydon.
The Weekly Challenge – 4th February 2019, Weekly Wigs!
4th February 2019
Today is World Cancer Day, and the perfect day to introduce you to Hana.
Weekly Challenge, 24th December – The Twelve Words of 2018
27th December 2018
Christmas Eve has arrived, and before we know it we will be waving off 2018, and welcoming in the New Year.
Weekly Challenge – 17th December- Santa’s Litter Helpers
17th December 2018
‘Tis the season of giving…and of recycling our waste!
Weekly challenge, 10th December – See what you can see!
10th December 2018
“Art should not be viewed just as a visual culture but as an essential human process of self exploration and communication.
Weekly Challenge 12th Nov – Talking Trees
12th November 2018
This month, we’re going wild!
Weekly Challenge 5th November – Walking with Nature
5th November 2018
For the next month, we’re going wild!
Weekly Challenge, 29th October – Over to You
29th October 2018
It’s our 10th Gateshead challenge this year!
Weekly Challenge, 22nd October – #WearExperimenting
22nd October 2018
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Weekly Challenge, 15th October – Meals of Tomorrow
15th October 2018
As our population expands and our climate changes, what does the future of food look like?
Weekly Challenge, 1st October – On the Map
1st October 2018
What fun things do you like doing in your local area?
Weekly Challenge, 24th September – The Shape of Autumn
24th September 2018
As the seasons change and we see a little less sunlight, the falling leaves turn yellow and birds migrate to warmer places, we welcome autumn and all it brings.
Weekly Challenge, 17th September – Friendly Fashion
17th September 2018
We wish people got as excited about innovations in fashion as they do with new iPhones because it’s exciting, dressing the future.
Weekly Challenge, 10th September – An Act of…
10th September 2018
Welcome back to Gateshead’s monthly Challenge set by the Council’s Culture team.
Weekly Challenge, 3rd September – Crap Faces
3rd September 2018
This week’s challenge is for people who tell themselves they cannot draw, or those who can draw but are trapped in one style, or anyone else who wants to play with a paradoxical way of stretching your artistic abilities.
Weekly Challenge, 27th August – We’re all going on a summer holiday ♫
27th August 2018
We thought for this week’s challenge we would set an activity here at 64 Million Artists!
Weekly Challenge, 20th August – A Balancing Act
20th August 2018
Over the last few months we have been planning and running the project Creativity in Mind.
Weekly Challenge, 13th August – A Moment in Time
13th August 2018
As we return to the monthly challenge of Gateshead Council’s Culture team, we remind ourselves of the Angel of the North #Angel20 celebration and re-engage with the statue as a cornerstone of the city and landscape.
Weekly Challenge, 30th July – That which we call a rose…
30th July 2018
Last week we saw an amazing display of responses to the first of three Weekly Challenges set by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Weekly Challenge, 23rd July – Shakespeare Takeover
23rd July 2018
Over the next 3 weeks we will be having an epic Shakespeare take over!
Weekly Challenge, 16th July – Don’t Worry
16th July 2018
This week’s challenge was suggested to us by CoolTan Arts, an award winning arts in mental health charity run by and for adults with experience of mental health conditions.
Weekly Challenge, 9th July – #2018
9th July 2018
It’s time for our monthly Angel of the North creative challenge.
Weekly Challenge, 2nd July – Summer Jam
2nd July 2018
With the sun streaming through the windows, the smell of suncream filling the air and that all important decision about which ice-cream to choose for the afternoon office treat, we are well and truly on our way into the summer season.
Weekly Challenge, 25th June – Building Bridges
25th June 2018
What communities are you a part of?
Weekly Challenge, 11th June – Spread Your Wings
11th June 2018
In collaboration with Gateshead Council’s Culture team, this year we are dedicating a challenge a month to #Angel20, the Angel of the North’s 20th birthday celebration.
Weekly Challenge, 4th June 2018 – #HealthHaiku
4th June 2018
This week is Creativity and Wellbeing Week and therefore a great opportunity to celebrate the profound effect participation in the arts and everyday creativity can have on health and wellbeing.
Weekly Challenge, 28th May – #CitizensDo
28th May 2018
Cardboard Citizens, the UK’s only homeless people’s professional theatre company, recently launched their new #CitizensDo campaign.
Weekly Challenge, 21st May – #HowFar100
21st May 2018
This week we’re inviting you to join a very current debate that celebrates the past whilst encouraging a more positive future.
Weekly Challenge, 14th May – Story of a Statue
14th May 2018
It’s been almost a month since our last Gateshead challenge.
Weekly Challenge, 7th May – Make A Splash
7th May 2018
We’ve heard Cass Art is on a mission.
Weekly Challenge, 30th April – Autobiographical Alphabet
30th April 2018
This year we are crowdsourcing our challenges from around the country.
Weekly Challenge, 23rd April – It’s Good News!
23rd April 2018
Over the last few weeks we’ve been working with a fab group of Young Minds Activists to co-devise a creative campaign #WiseUp around mental health in schools.
Weekly Challenge, 16th April – Legendary Landmarks
16th April 2018
It’s that wonderful time again, it’s time for Gateshead Council’s monthly creative challenge!
Weekly Challenge, 9th April – #UniteForParkinsons
9th April 2018
This week is Parkinson’s Awareness Week, Wednesday being World Parkinson’s Day.
Weekly Challenge, 2nd April – Positivity!
2nd April 2018
Our friends at Creative Tribe @MyCreativeTribe have set this week’s challenge for us… they like nothing better than exploring exhibitions, events, classes and groups in local communities.
Weekly Challenge, 26th March – Signs of Spring
26th March 2018
Our wonderful colleague Ed Ikin from Wakehurst (wild botanic garden) is with us as part of The Clore Leadership Programme placement and has kindly set this week’s challenge for us… As the clocks go forward and the days get brighter we hope to be seeing a transition of seasons as we move into spring.
Weekly Challenge, 19th March – Guardian Angel
19th March 2018
Last month we introduced the #Angel20 programme in partnership with Gateshead Council’s Culture Team and saw such brilliant Angel of the North birthday cards that contributed to a fantastic 20th celebration.
Weekly Challenge, 12th March – Your Online Self
12th March 2018
In the past we’ve prompted you to creatively self reflect in the real world but we’ve never asked you to reflect in the online world… who are you online?
Weekly Challenge, 5th March – #RebrandingBritishness
5th March 2018
Set by Common Vision (an independent not-for-profit think tank), this week’s challenge inspires and opens discussion around identity.
Weekly Challenge, 26th February – 64 Million Masks
26th February 2018
This week’s challenge is set by Kostas Ntanos, the designer behind the brilliant papercraft shop Ntanos.
Weekly Challenge, 19th February – Find the Light
19th February 2018
We’re sure you’ll be happy to see our mornings and evenings get brighter and to experience those fleeting moments of sunshine as we move more towards spring.
Weekly Challenge, 12th February – Happy Birthday Angel
12th February 2018
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Gateshead’s Angel of the North.
Weekly Challenge, 5th February – A Poem of You
5th February 2018
Welcome to the very first Weekly Challenge of the year!