Written on Thursday, 19 July 2018
All standard musical instruments require ten active fingers to be able to play them and up to 30,000 children in UK schools are deprived access to music-making as a result. But OHMI is opening up musical expression to them, Simon Tait reports
This portrait of Constance Countess Markievicz, the first woman to be elected to the House of Commons in 1918, was last night presented to the House on behalf of the Irish parliament.
Written on Wednesday, 18 July 2018
The Victoria & Albert Museum is fulfilling the promise its then director made when it won the 2016 Art Fund Museum of the Year award, to revive its touring design exhibitions.
The Great Exhibition of the North is underway. But will it fulfil the hopes of its creators? Patrick Kelly has a look.
Arts teacher numbers in England are in dramatic decline, according to official figures.
Written on Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Creative Scotland chief executive Janet Archer, is leaving after five years in the role.
John Kampfner has stood down as chief executive of the Creative Industries’ Federation, which he founded four years ago with Sir John Sorrell.
Written on Monday, 16 July 2018
Axe falls after Creative Scotland grant cut
Sheffield’s Site Gallery is to reopen with three times the space, and a new mission with a new artistic director, it was announced today.
Written on Friday, 13 July 2018
The government’s Brexit white paper has set out a basis to ensure artists’ mobility between the UK and Europe after Brexit.
Three years since Battersea Arts Centre’s great hall burnt down, it is pre-empting it autumn opening today with a defiant message for Donald Trump https://www.bac.org.uk.
Who is Jeremy Wright, the headlines on Tuesday were asking. For me, he bears an unnerving likeness to Mad Magazine’sAlfred E Neuman (a kind of 1960s Forrest Gump who only ever said “What, me worry?”), but he was the Attorney General and is now the seventh Secretary State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport since 2010.
Written on Thursday, 12 July 2018
Dulwich Picture Gallery in South London is to get a “Colour Palace” for its gardens next summer.
Written on Wednesday, 11 July 2018
The Shakespeare Schools Foundation has won £33,000 in the Japan Art Association’s Praemium Imperiale 2018 awards.
Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures dance company is to collaborate with environmental sustainability agency Julie’s Bicycle to creative a creative green certificate for touring.
Councillors in Reading are backing a plan to turn the town’s famous jail into an arts centre.
Written on Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Kenilworth MP and former Attorney General Jeremy Wright MP is the latest Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport .
A company has announced plans to to set up a vesrion of Netflix for the arts.