Spilt Milk is a social enterprise based in Scotland whose mission is to promote the work of artists who are mothers, and to empower mothers in our community through childcare-supported creative activity.
‘over 90% of new mothers in the uk admit to feeling isolated after having children.’
Aims & Objectives
To understand the specific needs and challenges faced by mothers in the arts.
To actively promote the work of artists who are mothers allowing their experiences to become an equal voice in contemporary art discourse.
To remove the childcare barriers which can hinder the participation of mothers in the arts.
To facilitate and encourage engagement, dialogue and participation between mothers in the arts and the wider community.
To deliver creative workshops and childcare for vulnerable mothers living in Scotland in order to tackle social and cultural isolation, improve confidence and provide a safe space for self expression.
To provide training and paid teaching opportunities for professional mother-artists to deliver creative workshops to local families.
To develop and sustain links and relationships with partner organisations working locally and internationally towards a similar goal.