If you only have one level of membership you’re missing a trick. Debbie Richards explains how...

Several new national hubs, including theatre-making studios, a centre for experiential arts and...

As many as 900 arts organisations and museums could be admitted into the national portfolio in...

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The Chair of One Dance UK and former Chief Executive of Rambert, SUE WYATT, is to become Director of English National Ballet School from...
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Following five years as Executive Producer for Michael Clark Company and previous roles at The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs, JO...
After ten years with Tara Arts, Executive Director JONATHAN KENNEDY has announced plans to step down at the end of March to pursue...
Bradford-based Freedom Studios has appointed ANJ HANDA as Chair of the Board. She replaces NICK ELLWOOD, Interim Chair of the organisation...
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Engagement Manager at The Lowry LYNSEY O’SULLIVAN has been appointed as the organisation’s new Director of Learning and Engagement.

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    A new diversity programme will shift power and resources to where they can be most effective. Dawn Walton explains the thinking behind Eclipse Theatre’s new artist development initiative.

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    The Charity Commission’s new fundraising guide has transformed the role of trustees. Samir Savant considers whether it is a change for the better.  

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    What happens in the week of a Communications Manager? Nicola Osmond-Evans of RIBA fills us in.

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    If you only have one level of membership you’re missing a trick. Debbie Richards explains how Baker Richards helped Compton Verney gain thousands of additional members by expanding its offer.

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    Manchester Camerata’s work with people with dementia recently took its musicians to Tokyo to deliver training. Lucy Geddes reveals what they shared and what they learned.

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    A fascination with lullabies has led Supriya Nagarajan to produce inter-cultural performances and education projects around the world. She tells the story. 

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    Is your organisation’s Facebook page failing to gain traction? Paul Taylor shares ten essential tips to boost your profile.

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    No wonder there is so much talk about the death of opera when people are excluded from it all the time, says Bill Bankes-Jones. But are attitudes finally starting to change?

Readers' Comments

What an exciting movement/plan to watch. Creating space for creative education can only launch new ways any culture can stretch into,...
With the recent election of Donald Trump and his subsequent executive actions it is clear the arts will once again be under heavy fire....
'The news comes as Jenny Baxter replaces ACE Area Director Simon Mellor as The Factory's Project Director.'
I am glad to read thoughts about "Business models in the arts", thanks, Jose! The point about "value creation" is very...
Posted by Lidia Varbanova on Business models for everyone
His article is very interesting, but proposing this, in a context like the Spanish, only leads to failure. I speak from my experience, from...
Posted by jesus_vil on Business models for everyone
This is a useful article, but what Jose’s article doesn’t say is that the free 45 page Toolkit that IETM have developed is based on the...
Posted by Paul Kelly20 on Business models for everyone
A great article on Legacy Fundraising. Readers might also be interested in downloading our recent research report on Legacy Fundraising on...
Posted by John Nicholls on Talking comfortably about legacies
Can't but think we've made not much progress in the last 20 years. At Stratford East in the early 90s we tried to operate a...
Hi Priti. Thanks for your comment. Have you implemented quotas at ShivaNova/Equator Festival?
Posted by ChristyRomer on Arts diversity: The quota conversation
Those organisations that resist any form of quotas resist thinking about diversity, as having quotas forces you to think about whom you are...
Posted by Priti Paintal on Arts diversity: The quota conversation

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