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What skills are creative organisations actually looking for in their employees? George Windsor and Cath Sleeman have been analysing job adverts to find out.
(IN FRENCH) Museums have become the new cathedrals, says Paul Rasse, as he traces the development of cultural institutions.
(IN SPANISH) To introduce a more giving culture, donors must be encouraged to value social returns as highly as economic returns, reports Ángeles García.
Should arts organisations resist pressure to use an opt-in model for communications? Hugh Radojev reports on recent comments by the Direct Marketing Association.
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At the union’s Annual Representative Conference, members voted in favour of a professional development scheme for deaf and disabled theatre professionals and a campaign for more diversity on...
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Two petitions calling for the continuation of Falmouth University’s bachelor degree in contemporary crafts and foundation course in art and design have attracted more than 15,500 signatures.
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Artists and cultural workers have been invited to discuss Scotland’s new culture strategy with Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop at an event in Glasgow. The Strategy, which is due to be...
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The government scheme, which supports art projects associated with public building developments, is being reviewed with a view to making more money available for artists.
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Don’t be afraid of fun, catch them early and remember that everyone loves LEGO – Michelle Lally shares her tips for engaging young people and families in the arts.
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Ulster University has dropped its BA Honours dance course following an internal review, prompted by cuts to the region’s education budget in 2014/15.
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14 institutions, including the Courtauld Institute and the Frick Collection, are collaborating to create the ‘PHAROS’ searchable database, which plans to host around 25 million images of...
If the new London Concert Hall is to succeed, it must learn lessons from the recently completed Elbphilharmonie – which opened in Hamburg seven years late and more than £500m over budget, says Jack May.
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The industry body said it was forced to drop out as Labour would not commit to “proper scrutiny”.
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The Department for Education’s teacher supply model predictions for 2017-18 find a huge increase in the need for teachers of subjects included in the English Baccalaureate, while the demand for...
As New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art begins trialling controversial plans to charge visitors from outside the state, Sopan Deb asks whether fees really will deter visitors.
Young female composers should not be cowed by any shaming of the “emotional” or “feminine” in their work, as they fight to make classical music more equitable and diverse, writes Sarah Kirkland Snider.
(IN SPANISH) El Pais presents photos showing how paintings are restored at Madrid’s Museo Del Prado Museum.
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Five teams were due to be shortlisted for a £2.6m design contract to improve exhibition spaces at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, but the tender has been cancelled. Birmingham Museums...
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Those with experience of bullying in the arts and cultural sector are invited to give confidential feedback to inform a new book.
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Manifesto pledges would see the party deliver on earlier proposals for 90% of pupils to study the EBacc, and establish a new curriculum fund to develop “knowledge-rich” classroom resources.
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Artworks in Cambridgeshire County Council's collection have been sold at auction for 12 times their estimated value. Cash from the disposal will be used to provide "cultural opportunities...
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Live-to-screen may offer plenty of opportunities for engagement on multiple channels and platforms, but we need more and better analysis to start to fulfil its potential, says Anne Torreggiani.
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Producer Patrick Collier names the inspiring, perceptive and – occasionally – annoying people who have guided his working life.
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Need to forecast attendances or ticket sales? Jenny Scudamore explains how to make better predictions.
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A week-long arts residency involving young NEETs was a far cry from some ‘old skool’ outreach projects. Ammo Talwar reveals what was needed to re-engage with them ‘street-style’.

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