Two charities have combined to cdevise a fund that supports arts collaborations for social change.
The Courtauld Gallery is to reopen in November after three years’ closure following its £57m modernisation, the most significant in its history.
Abigail Morris, the former director of the Jewish Museum and before that of Soho Theatre, is to be the new CEO of the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
The Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts is to name its new theatre “The Mack” after its supporter, the West End producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who has given £1m towards the new building.
Lubaina Himid has won the Government Art Collection’s annual commission, with the result unveiled today.
The Earl of Gowrie, arts minister under Margaret Thatcher and later chairman of the Arts Council, has died aged 81 after a long illness.
A portrait of the artist Yinka Shonibare is the first robot painting to be selected for the Royal Academy’s annual showcase of contemporary talent, the Summer Exhibition.
Clarrie Wallis, Tate’s senior curator of British contemporary art, is to be the new director of Turner Contemporary at Margate, succeeding Victoria Pomery who has left to be the director of The Box in Plymouth.
English Heritage has launched an “hour of contemplation” at 16 former monasteries to give visitors a sense of their original tranquil atmospheres as an antidote to the effects of the Covid lockdown.
Colchester’s contemporary art museum, Firstsite, founded only in 2011 and put on special measures in a funding crisis by the Arts Council six years ago, has won the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year Award for 2021, and with it £100,000.