Creative Careers

The Art behind the Arts

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Join us for a Creative Careers session which looks at the work that goes on behind the scenes of every concert, exhibition and performance across the arts.

Considering a career in the arts can sometimes feel difficult to picture. It’s so often the end product that our institutions are celebrated for, rather than how that work is facilitated by teams of people behind the scenes. This April, Creative Careers shines a light on the huge amounts of creativity and commitment that go into every concert, exhibition and performance across the arts. 

The evening of talks and panel discussion is ideal for anyone looking to get into the arts industry with an aim to facilitate ground breaking experiences. We’ll be joined by key producers, administrators and strategists who will be sharing their experiences of building a project from the ground up.

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Creative Careers

Creative Careers sessions are workshops and talks designed to unpack the creative industries and give you insight and support as a developing arts professional. These sessions will give you the chance to meet like-minded people and industry leaders who will share their experiences and expertise in their field.

Check out past sessions here.

Remember that to attend these sessions you must be a Young Barbican member. Join now to get discounted tickets and access programs like Creative Careers.

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Podcast: Stranger Things

It was a hit TV series about a group of children fighting a unknown force, its atmosphere brought alive by its synth-heavy retro soundtrack. We talk to Karl Dixon and Michael Stein about composer the music ahead of performing it live here on 7 April.

Frobisher Room 1 & 2