In the age of Netflix, do existing subscription models for orchestras still work? Adam Scurto analyses data from over 40 North American symphonies to find out.
News
Leading arts leaders, including Bonnie Greer and Tessa Jowell, have written to the Culture Secretary demanding an explanation why Althea Efunshile, formerly Deputy Chief Executive at Arts Council...
Arts People
After four years as Head of Programme at the Arts Marketing Association (AMA), CATH HUME will take up the post of CEO in January 2017. She will replace JULIE ALDRIDGE who is stepping down after 17...
Arts People
Formerly Staff Director at Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, WALTER SUTCLIFFE is to become the new Artistic Director of Northern Ireland Opera from February 2017. Current Artistic Director OLIVER...
Arts People
After 12 months as a trustee of the Wales Millennium Centre, PETER SWINBURN – former CEO of Molson Coors – has become the organisation’s Chair.
Arts People
LORD BLACK OF BRENTWOOD, a member of the Royal College of Music’s Council since 2009, is to become Chairman of Council from August 2017. He will replace Professor LORD WINSTON, whose tenure...
Arts People
Head of Creative Programming at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, ANDREW MILLER, is to join Royal & Derngate Theatres as Executive Associate from January 2017. He will be succeeded on a...
Arts People
WAYNE BOWSER, inaugural Chair of the Piece Hall Trust, is to step down at the end of 2016 after three years in post.
From issue 300 Feature
Crowdfunding is a growing into a vital source of finance for the arts. Peter Baeck and Sam Mitchell offer some tips on successful campaigning.
Opinion
Angry at the continuing discrimination against disabled people as well as the inadequate access in many venues, Andrew Miller reflects on the challenges disabled people need to overcome to make it in the arts.
Feature
Could business hubs and hatcheries help address the current diversity imbalances in the arts, asks James Doeser.
From issue 300 Feature
Myths about arts fundraising are common, especially amongst directors and board members, says David Dixon. He identifies eight of the most commonly held ones. 
From issue 300 Feature
Many arts organisations feel awkward asking their supporters to leave a gift in their will. Rob Cope offers guidance on how to tap into this long-term income stream.
News
Arts, culture and heritage groups, local government and businesses have formed the Herefordshire Cultural Partnership to put together a bid. The group also aims to build on existing arts and cultural...
News
Southwark Council has granted a six-year lease to Make Shift, allowing it to transform the multi-storey car park into creative and rehearsal studios, offices and workshops. The site, due to open in...
News
The National Ensemble will give 16 to 25 year olds who live, work, study or have family in Scotland the chance to work with professional theatre-makers.
Quentin Letts says the public resists condemning the Turner Prize art for fear of being "denounced as ignoramuses", while Charlotte Higgins denounces Michael Gove for describing the work as #modishcrap.
£300m funding for music in schools is good, but doesn’t equate to a policy of ‘arts for all’, former poet laureate Michael Rosen warns Education Secretary Justine Greening.
While Andrew Lloyd Webber’s diversity report is encouraging, his musicals do not tend to be diversely cast and he must accept he is part of the problem, argues Dom O’Hanlon.
In 2015, Architecture firm Assemble won the Turner Prize with plans to regenerate four streets in Liverpool. Ian Youngs visits Granby Workshop to see how far the firm has come.
News
Althea Efunshile, formerly Deputy Chief Executive at Arts Council England, has been identified as the BME woman blocked from the Channel 4 board by Culture Secretary Karen Bradley whilst four white...
Arts People
Installing an exhibition for the first time ahead of an 18-month tour is no mean feat. Emma Daker shows us how it’s done.
Feature
Mobile phones are an intrinsic part of our lives, and they’re also an incredible space to host art, says Richard Warburton.
Can big arts organisations survive without corporate sponsorship from ‘unethical’ sources, and at what point does a gift become morally acceptable, asks John Sunyer.
News
None of the four Turner Prize entries are considered to be pieces of art by more than 38% of the public, according to a YouGov poll. 97% thought the Mona Lisa was art and 94% said the same of Jack...

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