Culture Team

Pedalling Culture Launch
Pedalling Culture Launch at Bletchley Park


MK Council Arts, Public Art & Heritage Team

MK Council Arts, Public Art & Heritage Team exists to support the development of the cultural offer of Milton Keynes; supporting artists, organisations, projects, the creation of new public art within the city, creating heritage of the future and celebrating the history we hold.  They ensure that the arts make a difference to the quality of lives of residents and visitors to Milton Keynes by providing specialist services; ensuring the arts & heritage are developed and managed in line with our strategic plans and priorities.

Current priorities are shown in the MK Creative & Cultural Strategy 2018-2027 (PDF, 362KB)

Officers offer monthly Artist Surgeries to support funding development, collaborations & partnerships, developing your practice or business model and for general advice & guidance.  If you would like to book a slot at a surgery or would like to recieve our email Arts Updates please email

Organisations and Venues

If you would like to know about Arts & Heritage organisations in MK; what they do and links to their websites please head to the MK Arts & Heritage Alliance website or for information on heritage groups please head to the MK Heritage Association

MK Theatre & Gallery
MK Theatre & Gallery from Campbell Park

Milton Keynes hosts a wealth of cultural organisations and venues, including several contemporary art galleries, museums, theatres, art centres, heritage sites, performance and dance spaces, community arts facilities, artist run studios and workshops. Most venues have email bulletins or mailing lists you can sign up to for current activities and events and many are located in or close to Central Milton Keynes. There is always something new to see.

More information about Milton Keynes arts venues can be found in:‚Äč Trails, Guides, Walks & Maps

Would you like to become a trustee of an Arts or Heritage board? There are often opportunities that come up for individuals to support these charitable organisations with skills in finance, marketing & HR in high demand however all skills will be considered.  If you'd like support finding the most appropriate board for you then drop me an email with your CV or link to your LinkedIn account:

Last Updated: 19 December 2018