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Will the new Tate Modern be an art gallery, or sit among the "visitor attractions that reify the ever‑widening gulf between haves and have-nots"? Will Self shares his views.
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Groups of arts organisations across England have been funded by Arts Council England's Catalyst programme to increase their earning potential. Trevelyan Wright tells the story so far in Stoke-on-Trent.
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University galleries are making art education accessible while their more commercialised counterparts have "shamelessly surrendered themselves to consumer imperatives", argues Alana Shilling-Janoff.
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"The public sector must rid itself of any vestiges of 1980s-style entitlement thinking and embrace a more entrepreneurial spirit" says John Kampfner, as the Creative Industries Federation opens for business.
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Something about dancing to music seems to temporarily alleviate the motor problems that affect people with Parkinson’s disease, explains Judith Mackrell.
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The former Prime Minister says he recognises the value of the arts in the life of the nation, but rejects the use of Lottery money for "government schemes."
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Cultural services have seen bigger cuts than social care but are not the worst affected, according to a National Audit Office report.
From issue 279 Author(s): Graeme Farrow
Artistic and Creative Director of Wales Millennium Centre, Graeme Farrow pays homage to those who have inspired him over the course of his career.
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Philip Bernays explains how the Theatre Royal in Newcastle is breaking pantomime box office records whilst preparing for the loss of £650,000 City Council funding from April next year.
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The new Chief Executive at Horsecross Arts, the creative organisation behind Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre, will be GWILYM GIBBONS. Most recently director of Shetland Arts Development Agency,...
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The rebirth of National Dance Company Wales will be led by Artistic Director GUSTAVO RAMÍREZ SANSANO, a Spanish artist and choreographer who has created work performed extensively across the world....
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LYNETTE SHANBURY is joining performing arts charity Spare Tyre as Executive Director. She was previously Executive Director at north London’s Little Angel Theatre.
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CHRIS FOY, whose career includes CEO and executive chairman roles in British and international companies, and three years as Managing Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, will become ...
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Four new Board members have been elected at Castlefield Gallery in this, its 30th anniversary year: THOM HETHERINGTON, CEO of Holden Media; HR consultant ELAINE HIGGINS; Councillor for Manchester...
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The new Communications Manager at Cockpit Arts, the creative business incubator for designer-makers, will be JODI MOSS. She is currently PR & Marketing Executive at SCP Ltd, and was previously...
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Google CEO Larry Page attributes his obsession with speed and his love of beautiful design to having played saxophone and studied music composition.
From issue 279 Author(s): Karen Mackinnon
Our national media need to be more conscious of their influence in creating a sustainable cultural economy for the entire UK and not simply London and the south of England, says Karen Mackinnon.
From issue 279 Author(s): Sarah Jane Dooley
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Awards for Artists scheme has just celebrated its twentieth year. Sarah Jane Dooley gives an insight into how the scheme works.
From issue 279 Author(s): Louise Richards
International touring has given Motionhouse greater confidence and is a crucial element in the company's plans for the future. Louise Richards explains why she plans ahead - and is ready for surprises.
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Veena Vasista shows how the arts are inspiring and equipping people to use their power and creativity to promote social justice.
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In an age when people increasingly define themselves by what they do, rather than what they have, do museums represent the last gasp of high culture? Christopher Beanland looks to the future.
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The unequal provision of cultural education gives the alumni of independent schools a substantial advantage throughout life, writes Sir Anthony Seldon, Master of Wellington College.
From issue 279 Author(s): Jessica Harris
In a new series exploring opportunities for arts organisations, museums and library services to engage in public service commissioning, Jessica Harris explains the importance of understanding the outcomes commissioners are looking for.
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Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts in Bristol has appointed KATE BRINDLEY to the position of Director. She joined the centre as Interim Director in April this year, after stepping down as...
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CHRIS DENTON is hanging up his consultancy hat after fours year to take up the position of Director of Marketing and Communications at London’s Southbank Centre. Previously Director of...

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