Creative Learning aims to shape and deliver new approaches to engagement with the arts, involving people of all ages across a diverse range of styles, genres and disciplines.


About Creative Learning at the Barbican
We believe that the arts can be used to transform lives. Last year our learning programme involved 40,000 people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, from offering first experiences of the arts to developing skills to professional level.

We work with schools and communities across east London to inspire, influence and create opportunity in some of the UK’s most deprived boroughs. In partnership with the Guildhall School we are leading the way with our cutting edge research programmes into learning theories and practice.

We are investigating how artists develop their skills as leaders, collaborators, performers and teachers. The findings will be disseminated, with the aim of changing the nature of artistic and creative learning practice in the UK and beyond.