The winners of The Big Draw Festival Awards 2016...
On 26 May 2016 we launched our all new, bigger, Big Draw Festival Awards at the unique Hoxton Hall, London. Heartfelt congratulations to our 10 winners and to all those who applied and organised Big Draw Festivals in 2015. The judges' decisions were not an easily made!
The new Museums & Galleries Award - This year won by a collaborative event by the Booth Museum of Natural History and The Drawing Circus which encouraged 110 adults to bring the story of the collection and its eccentric founder, Victorian naturalist Edward Booth to life, with models and peformers with the help of a theatical life drawing programme.
We realise Big Draw events are often organised on a real shoe string budget so we look for innovation, engagement, inclusivity and engagement with the theme (in 2015 - Every Drawing Tells a Story) . Thank you and see you this year for The STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival!
Read the winners announcement press release HERE. Read our blog post on the ceremony and winners HERE.
NADFAS Young People Award - £1000
*Primary School Award - £500 + £50 GreatArt Vouchers
Primary School Award - £500 + £50 GreatArt Vouchers
Secondary School Award - £750 + £100 GreatArt Vouchers
GreatArt prize for Clubs and Societies - £500 Great Art Vouchers
Community, Participatory and Libraries Award - £750
Museums & Galleries Award -£750
International Award - £250
Guest Panellist's Choice - £250
Founder's Award - £750
*The judges selected x2 schools for The Primary School Award this year.