Written on Friday, 23 February 2018
The arts producer and strategist Andrew Miller has been appointed the first champion for the disabled in arts and culture.
English cultural organisations stand to lose £40m a year with Brexit, with 64% oif them currently working inside the European Union. The report from EUCLID, commissioned by Arts Council England, shows that between 2007 and 2016 the EU contributed £345m to England’s arts, museums and creative industries, or £40m a year.
Councillors have agreed plans to double the size of Banbury’s museum in a £5m expansion scheme.
Archer promises review of funding process
Written on Thursday, 22 February 2018
A ‘crazy’ notion to bring a literary festival to Sri Lanka has proved an astounding success. Patrick Kelly reports
An Arts Council programme devised to help young children from deprived areas through involvement in the arts is working, according to an evaluation report published today.
Written on Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Arts sector representatives and tourist companies in Northern Ireland have called on politicians to recognise the important role the arts plays in the economy of the region.
But Scotland embraces ‘Agent of Change’ principle.
David Hockney is to receive the Critics’ Circle Award for 2017, only the second time a visual artist has been selected for the prestigious prize in the Circle’s 105-year history.
Written on Monday, 19 February 2018
A new website at last gives Fleet Street’s photographers a showcase for their work as art. Simon Tait spoke to its founders, Fleet Street veterans Alan Sparrow and Bret Painter-Spanyol
Written on Thursday, 15 February 2018
Britain’s museums are being increasingly excluded from the art market by cuts in funding, stifling the acquisitions that are the life force for public collections.
The creative industries are driving the UK’s economic growth, expanding twice as fast as any other sector, according to new research by Nesta.
Written on Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Film and television organisations led by BAFT and the BFI have set a series of principles and guidelines to deal with bullying and sexual harassment in the industry.
Two really portraits by Lucian Freud have been left to the nation in lieu of tax and allocated to the Abbott Hall Gallery in Kendal.
The classics professor Mary Beard is to anchor the revamped television version of the arts review magazine Front Row when it returns in the spring.
Written on Monday, 12 February 2018
This large picture of 1665 by an anonymous artist is one of the great mysteries of the art world, and is the centerpiece of a forthcoming major Norwich Castle Museum exhibition.
Photographs of some faces and places associated with the capital go on display at five London Tube stations this week.
Celebrating its 30th birthday this year, the 20/21 British Art Fair has changed ownership and will move to the Saatchi Gallery.