From issue 276
Mark Robinson examines how the funding system affects the arts sector’s attitude to failure.
From issue 276 Author(s): Liz Hill
The value of theatre is in the inter-relationship between the performance, the spectators, and the associations which the experience triggers, according to new research.
From issue 276
No museum or gallery wants to cap attendance, but some are struggling to find a balance between accessibility and art preservation.
From issue 276
The new Chief Curator for Whitechapel Gallery is LYDIA YEE. She has been Curator at Barbican Art Gallery since 2007.
From issue 276
The English Folk Dance and Song Society has appointed LAURA SMYTH as the new Director of the national folk music and dance library and archive, the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library. She joined the...
From issue 276
PETIA TZANOVA has stepped down as Marketing & Communications Manager at Cardboard Citizens to take up the role of Communications Manager at the Clore Leadership Programme.
From issue 276
Head of Art Galleries at the Barbican Centre KATE BUSH has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Photography for the Science Museum Group.
From issue 276
GWILYM GIBBONS FRSA is the new Chair of the business support organisation Cultural Enterprise Office. He was CEO of Shetland Arts for eight years and recently established Creative Help Ltd.
From issue 276
Music licensing company PPL has promoted CHRISTIAN BARTON to Finance Director, following the departure of BEN LAMBERT.
From issue 276
Following a career with the British Army, GENERAL SIR RICHARD SHIRREFF KCB CBE is the new Chairman of Council for the National Army Museum. Incumbent Chairman GENERAL SIR JACK DEVERELL KCB OBE is...
From issue 276
Fisun Güner on why cultural boycotts are ineffective, wrong and often hypocritical.
From issue 276 Author(s): Frances Richens
Investment in R&D, venture funding, and crowdfunding are major missed opportunities for the arts sector, according to a new report.
From issue 276
What drew Royal de Lux’s Jean-Luc Courcoult to Liverpool, and how the city is benefitting from his giant marionettes.
From issue 276 Author(s): Frances Richens
NLGN praises local authorities seeking new models for delivering arts and culture, and calls on more to do the same in the face of continuing cuts.
From issue 276
ALISTAIR HUDSON has been appointed as Director of the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. He is currently Deputy Director at Grizedale Arts in Coniston, Cumbria.
From issue 276
After eight years as Chief Executive of The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, STEPHEN CARPENTER will step down at the end of the year to pursue other projects.
From issue 276
After one year in post, Director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation MARTIN BROOKES is stepping down, “by mutual consent”. 
From issue 276
SANJIVAN KOHLI, Executive Producer at Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, is leaving the organisation after five years in post to join the Royal College of Art as Trusts and Foundations Manager on a maternity-...
From issue 276
The new Director for Arab culture festival Shubbak is DANIEL GORMAN. Gorman, who co-founded Reel Festivals and has worked as the Director of Firefly International, succeeds SUE DAVIES, who founded...
From issue 276
The King’s Head Theatre has appointed MATTHEW PARKER as the Artistic Director of its fringe venue Hope Theatre. He takes over from ADAM SPREADBURY-MAHER, who has been running both venues and...
From issue 276
LINDSEY ALVIS is leaving Headlong to take up the position of Producer at Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse. Director NICK BAGNALL also joins the company as its first permanent Associate Director.
From issue 276 Author(s): Frances Richens
A lack of focus on the needs of the public has been criticised in an independent review.
From issue 276 Author(s): Frances Richens
Government announces extra funds and ends fears that local authorities will be asked to terminate music services.
From issue 276 Author(s): Liz Hill
New proposals for GCSEs and A levels specify the subject content of arts subject qualifications from 2016.
From issue 276 Author(s): Jane Greenfield
Jane Greenfield, Director of Home Live Art, shares the details of her career in dance, landscape and heritage, and the benefits of daring to be different.

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