Output identification: O2

Output Title: Title UpCreate The Art of Painting

Output description: Intellectual Output 2 ( is led by Skagen Kunstmuseer and aims to activate young people in local, national and European cultural heritage through the topic of Painting and Food. IO2 will strengthen action competencies related to innovation and entrepreneurship among young people in Europe in ways that will inspire creativity and innovative new solutions, the rediscovery of our shared cultural heritage, and the active participation in shaping the
future of Europe.

Skagen Kunstmuseer will develop, design and facilitate the UpCreate Art of Painting Competition regarding their main topic The Art of Painting in combination with food Skagen Kunstmuseer is a fusion of three museums in Skagen established in 2014 focusing on exhibiting, promoting and creating experiences based on the life’s work of the Skagen painters Initially, in IO 2 Skagen Kunstmuseer will produce a competition brief that will describe a specific topic within the frame of Painting and Food and their specific context Skagen Kunstmuseer will promote the competition locally and nationally for young people to participate and engage with their own history, while answering the brief and thereby developing new and innovative solutions to engage with our shared cultural heritage and their
own legacy The participants will, during the UpCreate Art of Painting Competition period, be provided with specifically tailored Digital Educational Material, which includes the opportunity to participate in online lectures by the project partners ie art historians, architects, artistic performance groups, chefs etc to secure a broad and interdisciplinary approach This will provide the participants with the opportunity to develop new action competencies as well as experiences, new knowledge and a wide range of digital formal, informal, and non formal learning methods and approaches via various materials It is the ambition that the interdisciplinary learning tools will further inspire the level of creativity and innovative ideas that sparks entrepreneurship among the young participants in their local environment. It will furthermore contribute to the recovery resilience of the museum as they embrace new and innovative practices to present their
material and the legacy of the Skagen painters.

During the competition period, Skagen Kunstmuseer will continuously engage with the participants by facilitating digital meetings in the plenum and individually, for the participants to be heard and get feedback on their contributions This, to secure an iterative process in regard to the learning outcome, as well as a social interactive possibility and way to communicate.

Skagen Kunstmuseer will select a winner of the UpCreate Art of Painting Competition at a local Multiplier Event (E 2 which will be live-streamed through the UpCreate website (www up create eu) The Multiplier Event will be facilitated by Skagen Kunstmuseer and will present the UpCreate project, the UpCreate Art of Painting Competition, the different solutions and finalise the event by electing a winner to the broad public in the local environment The winner will present their entry or pilot version of their solution The winner of the UpCreate Art of Painting Competition will be given an opportunity to participate in the UpCreate workshop at the International Art Biennale 2022 in Venice (IO 8 and promote the solution in the final UpCreate Handbook (IO 9 and the UpCreate Booklet (IO 7).

Finally, IO 2 and Skagen Kunstmuseer will develop manuals for The Art of Painting and the activities developed throughout the IO 2 in including learning tools and facilitation procedures to the UpCreate Art of Painting Competition The manuals will include how-to guides for working within the frame of Painting and Food, and for implementing in other European museums and recommendations for up or downscaling The manual will be developed by Skagen Kunstmuseer in collaboration with IO 9 leader Aalborg University and will provide pedagogical considerations and recommendations securing not only the dissemination and transferability of the IO 2 The Art of Painting but also the sustainability of the UpCreate project Activity.

Leading Organisation: Skagen Kunstmuseer
Start & End date 1.4.2021 – 31.12.2022