Ahead of the opening of Tate Modern’s new extension, Robert Bevan has a look around and shares some photos.
Opinion
After being met by a sea of white faces at a recent industry event, Rebbecca Hemmings says it’s time for Birmingham’s arts sector to face up to its diversity crisis. 
From issue 294 Feature
Rebecca Morland shares step-by-step advice for groups looking to save historic theatre buildings from decay, demolition or closure.
Many musicians’ ability to practise their art will at some point be compromised by illness or injury – it’s time to stop marginalising them, says Heather O’Donnell.
It’s time to stop giving maverick creatives who bully the people they work with so many opportunities, says Ann Tonks.
Tate Modern is expanding, but what vision does new Director Frances Morris have for the gallery? She tells Louisa Buck about her plans.
News
As part of an ongoing £5.3m upgrade, the arts centre is to close from the end of May until October, although it will continue staging work in venues across Poole.
News
Lambeth Council temporarily closed two libraries as part of a money saving measure, but then spent over twice the cost of running them on security personnel to guard the buildings.
News
Hertfordshire’s Ark Theatre has closed its doors to professional shows after delays in the venue’s relocation prompted councillors to cut its annual £20k grant. The theatre, based...
Arts People
Know, trust and respect yourself: trainer and facilitator Michèle Taylor’s shares the calming guidance she would give to herself at 22.
News
The sector needs to start from scratch and develop a national strategy for screening or audiences will continue to lose out, warns English Touring Opera.
Entrepreneur Nick Hartwright hopes that an arts-led “social enterprise” hotel will put London’s Wood Green on the map – but in a good way. Richard Godwin visits to find out.
As swingeing cuts to the culture budget hit Australia, Paul Karp explains how the Arts party is proposing to make big companies pay a 0.2% tax on revenues to fund a “cultural renaissance”.
Can Hereford, a city of 58,000 people, shake off its villagey stereotype and become 2021 City of Culture, asks Nick Higham.
An increasing number of theatre companies are following through on a commitment to bringing great art to everyone with relaxed performances. Matt Trueman argues for them to become standard practice.
News
Help Musicians UK is commissioning the country’s first academic study into mental health in the music industry as part of its MAD (Music and Depression) campaign. This follows its 2014 survey,...
News
Arts figures including Julian Lloyd Webber, Tamara Rojo and Creative Industries Federation Chief Executive John Kampfner have condemned plans to implement the English Baccalaureate in a letter in The...
News
For the first time in its history the British Museum was forced to close as a result of a protest, after eleven Greenpeace campaigners scaled its columns to protest the involvement of BP in the...
News
The popular press has dismissed anti-Brexit arts figures as ‘luvvies’ after a survey revealed the vast majority of workers in the creative sector will vote for Britain to remain in the EU.
News
Arts organisations are being invited to get involved in an inquiry, launched by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, into how arts organisations contribute to their communities.
Feature
Director Judy Hegarty has been working for 20 years, and keeps returning to the writer Samuel Beckett. How can you find a similar source of inspiration?
News
A membership body is being set up to develop the work of university arts centres in response to conclusions from the Warwick Commission inquiry.
From issue 294 Feature
How best can we serve the professional development needs of senior fundraisers? Amanda Rigali asked some development specialists what training they would like to receive.
News
Sadiq Khan has declared that the arts and creative industries will be a core priority for his administration, on a par with housing, the environment and security.
News
Critics are concerned that the “breach of a long-established protocol” will spread to other theatres following the National Theatre’s decision to stop giving them free ‘plus...

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