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Eye-watering salaries and perks that include free travel for spouses are being used to tempt academics to lead Boston's most prominent nonprofit arts and cultural institutions. Beth Healy and Sacha Pfeiffer report.
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Live Music Now explains why music can play a valuable role in the campaign to combat loneliness among older people.
From issue 280 Author(s): Liz Hill
First ever mapping of the UK’s creative economy finds “uneven distribution” of the UK’s creative industries and regional imbalance in employment. 
From issue 280 Author(s): Liz Hill
Following the introduction of tax relief for theatre productions, the Government is planning to introduce a similar scheme for orchestras.
From issue 280 Author(s): Liz Hill
Three years after a request under the Freedom of Information Act, Tate has responded to a Tribunal ruling that it must release some details of its sponsorship deal with BP.
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With so many artists ending up pursuing portfolio careers, how can higher education institutions better cater for this reality? Judith Hills makes some suggestions.
From issue 280 Author(s): Liz Hill
New research reveals the challenges that need to be overcome to improve communications between schools and cultural organisations.
From issue 280 Author(s): Susan Jones
As the Lords debate shines a spotlight on the Government’s support of artists, Susan Jones reviews the current situation.
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The new Executive Director of Newcastle’s Northern Stage is KATE DENBY, the current Head of Programming and Talent Development at Hull Truck Theatre. She succeeds SUSAN COFFER who leaves to...
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MARTYN ROSE will step down as Chairman of English National Opera, reportedly because he believes that a full-time commitment is required to guide the organisation to a new, more commercial business...
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Chief Executive of Birmingham Hippodrome, STUART GRIFFITHS is leaving after 12 years in post to become the first Programming Director of the Ambassador Theatre Group.
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After seven years as Artistic and Executive Director of the Watermill Theatre in Newbury, HEDDA BEEBY is stepping down. She will remain as Associate Producer for a handover period once a successor is...
From issue 280
RACHAEL GRIFFIN is stepping down as Managing Director of Pentabus Theatre Company to take up the role of Development Manager (Individual Giving and Trusts) at Birmingham Hippodrome. She is replaced...
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Sadler’s Wells has appointed MAGDALEN FISHER as Director of External Affairs, to replace GEORGIE SHIELDS. Fisher leaves English Heritage, where she has been Development Director since 2004.
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GEOFF SWEENEY, Development Director at Birmingham Royal Ballet, is the new Chair of the Board of Trustees for Derby’s dance house Déda. He takes over from MICHAELA BUTTER MBE, Director of...
From issue 280 Author(s): Paul Robinson
Paul Robinson reveals those that inspire his work, and why he might just be in love with Shami Chakrabarti.
From issue 280 Author(s): Anna Galkina
Following the ruling that Tate should disclose the details of its BP sponsorship, Anna Galkina explains why arts organisations must choose their commercial partners carefully.
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As the National Gallery prepares to put all its gallery services out to tender, Polly Toynbee reflects on the implications for staff and calls for more power to be restored to the unions.
From issue 280 Author(s): Liz Hill
Most believe that major sports events are enhanced by an integrated cultural programme, according to new research.
From issue 280 Author(s): Liz Hill
Over the next three years £2.5m will be invested in projects led by arts and cultural organisations working with research partners.
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Mark Turnbull explains how a long-term commitment to the arts by a social housing provider in Bolton has inspired tenants and promoted social change.
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Economic impact studies are standardising cultural experiences in the same way education has been standardised to achieve acceptable exam grades, says Colin Dabkowski.
From issue 280 Author(s): Anna Bunney, Charlotte Derry
Can and should museums be playful places? Anna Bunney and Charlotte Derry believe so and are on a mission to discover how best to create the right conditions for play.
From issue 280 Author(s): John Holmes
The tragic story of Lidice, a Czech village destroyed by the Nazis, formed part of a recent Cultural Value project investigating the power of storytelling to develop empathy, compassion and understanding. John Holmes discusses the findings.
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Karen Wright hopes the experience of Artes Mundi 6 will have prompted Nicholas Serota to think hard about the reinvention of the Turner Prize.

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