Michelle Terry, the Olivier Award winning actor and writer who has appeared at Shakespeare’s Globe on London’s Bankside in three productions, is to succeed Emma Rice as the theatre’s artistic director.
Coventry, Paisley Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and Swansea are the shortlist to succeed Hull as UK City of Culture in 2021.
The two-way traffic of artists in and out of Britain is crucial to the well-being of the arts in Britain, Arts Council chairman Sir Nicholas Serota said today.
A report into the civic role of the arts in communities shows that culture has a long standing positive impact on society, but are stretched and not supported enough.
More than 50% have closed in last decade
Joint bid for 2023 Capital of Culture
The Royal Academy is to have an architecture space in the refurbished Burlington Gardens building, opening next year, thanks to a major gift from the Dorfman Foundation.
The Hepworth Wakefield gallery in Yorkshire has won the 2017 £100,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year Award, just five years after it opened.