The Wolverhampton Society of Artists is pleased to announce their grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund with which to celebrate their Centenary Year.
It has always been important to the Wolverhampton Society of Artists that it reaches out beyond the society and with the help of National Lottery players their books for schools programme – ‘Spreading the Love of Art’ – began on Thursday 14th of March with a visit to Colton Hills Community School in Wolverhampton. Members of the WSA committee were able to talk to pupils about the Society and presented a selection of art books inscribed with quotations from the art world to give inspiration, encourage them to make art, study art, but much more importantly, to enjoy art.
WSA member Jess Pritchard shows her drawings of animals to pupils. Lisadeep Chumber Esther Osazuwa (Jess Pritchard WSA member) Sonata Mieliauskaite Gurleen Kaur (Annette Hughes WSA member) Shiryes Agyeman
Vanessa Harbar, Head of National Lottery Heritage Fund West Midlands, said “We are delighted to support this project, which, thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, will mean that more people will be able to get involved with, protect, and learn about the exciting heritage right on their doorstep.”
About The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Using money raised by the National Lottery, we Inspire, lead and resource the UK’s heritage to create positive and lasting change for people and communities, now and in the future. www.heritagefund.org.uk.