Reflections on Occupation Arts Competition

The Guernsey Arts Commission is pleased to announce an Open Competition for all forms of visual and performance art, to be put forward for our exhibition – ‘Reflections on Occupation’, to be held at the greenhouse Gallery from Friday 16th … Continue reading

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The art of dance on mental health

Dance is an art form that many people partake in many different ways such as ballet, street dance, Irish dancing or traditional Guernsey dancing etc. Dance can help us in many ways such as physically or mentally and can benefit … Continue reading

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Melody of the mind

Emotion regulation is an essential component to mental health and your well being, if your emotions are poorly regulated it can have serious effects and can cause psychiatric mood disorders such as depression. Clinical music therapists know that music can … Continue reading

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Performance & the mind

Similarly like art, theatre can have positive affects on your mental well being, theatre is an art form and can be taken seriously or done for fun. Using the arts as a preventative measure creates a good foundation in which … Continue reading

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‘There’s not a creative bone in my body!’

Sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. This phrase has become a common chorus for many, especially those busy in a day-to-day non-creative job. Unnoticed, creativity can play a huge role in practically everyone’s lives, even if we believe this … Continue reading

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Benefits of the arts in every day life

Art is a perfect way to express yourself, whether that’s through, painting, drama, singing or dancing, it is often therapeutic and can have increasingly positive effects on our mental wellbeing, studies suggest. At the University of Gloucestershire, researchers have found … Continue reading

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Student Exhibition 2018 – Through Their Eyes

Through Their Eyes We are so pleased to announce the 2018 Student Exhibition at the greenhouse Gallery opens to the public on 27th July. This is a culmination of hard work from students, chosen from the schools and colleges that study Level 3 … Continue reading

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Support your Latvian Community in Guernsey

From June 8 until the end of this year the Embassy of Latvia offers the public in various UK cities a great opportunity to refresh their knowledge of European history while finding out how the state of Latvia was born … Continue reading

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Town Carnival Schedule 2018

To view Town Carnival schedule for Saturday 14th July, Monday 16th July – please click on link here – first week features all local artists ! Support your local music scene – enjoy the vibrancy that the carnival brings to … Continue reading

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Val Ryan’s Friday post

Friday Today will be my final day of work experience with the Guernsey Arts Commission. Though I am excited for the summer holidays, which are under a week away, I will miss partaking in things I love to do, such … Continue reading

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Val Ryan’s Thursday Blog

Thursday This is my second to last day of work experience at the Guernsey Arts Commission and although I’m excited for summer, which is just a week away, I’ve really been enjoying my time here and almost don’t want to … Continue reading

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