Become an Outside In Ambassador

Are you passionate about Outside In and the work it does?

Do you want to influence and inspire others using your experience as an artist?

Do you want to be a part of a growing community of artists challenging the art world to make it a fairer place?

If you are interested, read on to find out more how you can become an Outside In ambassador…

Outside In Ambassadors Training

Why should you become an Outside In artist ambassador?

Outside In believes that the artist’s voice is the most powerful testimony to the success and impact of its work. Any Outside In artist can apply to become an ambassador.
Outside In ambassadors are key advocates for the charity, their lived experience and understanding of the charity makes them powerful spokespeople. Ambassadors can help spread the word about Outside In, engaging people with the work and aims of the charity. 

What will you be doing?

You will use your passion, enthusiasm and stories to help spread the word about Outside In. This will help to engage people with the work and aims of our charity, bringing more artists together and demonstrating the impact of the work Outside In do.

Ambassadors will receive updates on the ambassador activities and how they can get involved to support what we do. This includes:

  • Promoting Outside In by inspiring other artists and people
  • Telling others about your Outside In journey through presentations and conversations
  • Looking for opportunities for Outside In to connect with artists and organisations
  • Attending private views and speaking with visitors
  • Attending or speaking at conferences
  • Helping at Artist Support Days
  • Speaking at Induction Days
  • Distributing Outside In literature

What training and support will you be given?

  • You will attend a one day training on how to become an Outside In ambassador
  • Peer-support from fellow ambassadors in your area
  • Support from the Outside In team

What do you get in return?

  • Training
  • Ambassador pack
  • Outside In merchandise including a tote bag and pen
  • Invites to Outside In private views and events
  • Ongoing support and advice from the Outside In team and dedicated Ambassador Assistant support
  • Skills development
  • New experiences
  • Other training such as public speaking
  • Travel expenses (agreed in advanced)
  • Support developing your personal ambassador plan
  • Annual ambassador Get-together
  • Monthly zoom ambassador meet ups
  • Meeting new people
  • Dedicated tours of Outside In exhibitions

What do you need?

Any Outside In artist can become an ambassador. We can devise an ambassador plan to meet your own skills and any which you would like to develop.  

As an ambassador you will be representing Outside In and you will need to abide by our Ambassador Code of Conduct and any relevant policies.

How to get involved?

We run ambassador training 4 times a year. To become an ambassador please get in contact with Outside In to express your interest. Once you have done this, the team can let you know when the next training session is. Please call us on 01273 381311 or email

Alternatively, download the express you interest form and send to Beth Hopkins, our ambassador assistant: