From its inception Out of the Blue’s mission has been to provide opportunities for artists and other people who face barriers to creativity, to meet, work, participate, enjoy themselves, learn and develop skills and knowledge. Out of the Blue has established a reputation as an independent, dynamic and innovative cultural social enterprise. Out of the Blue is one of Scotland’s leading community, cultural and arts development organisations working in partnership to provide economic, cultural, social and educational opportunities, to a significant number of people to make a real difference to their lives.
Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee with charitable status with two trading subsidiaries, The Bongo Club Ltd and Out of the Blue Productions.
Out of the Blue create jobs and opportunities as a social enterprise financed through trading, investment and loans.
|November 2014 News|
Out of the Blue have consistently generated studio space to enable artists to work and make a living from their creative practice. We have also consistently generated teaching, rehearsal, exhibition, performance space and projects to enable participation in the arts to spread beyond the ‘usual suspects’. Our main base is the OOTB Drill Hall, but our involvement in generating creative space in Portobello is recognised and greatly valued. As is our sister venue, the Bongo Club’s contribution to Edinburgh’s artistic vitality. November at the Drill Hall offers a flavour of this range with a mix of music, film, visual art, classes, workshops and community events. OOTB based studio artist Haika… Read full news article