Tate St Ives ‘carved out of rock’ is Museum of the Year

Tate St Ives is the 2018 Art Fund Museum of the Year, winning the £100,000 prize, the richest in the world.

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Opera Rara goes global with Warner

Opera Rara, the company that finds, restores, presents and records lost operatic masterpieces, has today announced a deal with Warner Classics that will give its recordings worldwide distribution.

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MU to probe music education

The Musicians’ Union has commissioned new research into music education in the UK.

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Umbrella opening

MediaCityUk at Salford Quays and Church Alley in Liverpool City Centre are being shaded by 500 umbrellas in the campaign to raise awareness of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism.

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Tobacco Factory picks Caws

Mary Caws is to be executive director of Tobacco Factory Theatres in Bristol from August 1.

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MU demands rescue of ‘legendary’ Stables from developers

The Musicians’ Union has joined the campaign to save The Stables, the music venue created by jazz stars Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine in 1970 in the grounds of their home near Milton Keynes.

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MP demands national recognition of black history

Following the Windrush scandal, the Brixton-based Black Cultural Archives may be accorded national archive status.

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Barlow picks education theme for Yorkshire sculpture blockbuster

The sculptor Phyllida Barlow RA ihas chosen the theme for the first Yorkshire Sculpture International (YSI) across four venues next year.

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Out of the Blue

Christ’s Hospital, always called the Bluecoat school for the long dark coats its pupils wore, is to have the spotlight turned on it in a major Museum of London exhibition this summer.

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Top teacher’s $1m prize to bring art into classrooms

Andria Zafirakou, winner of Varkey Foundation global teacher of the year prize of a million dollars, is to use the money to bring resident artists into London classrooms.

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