A debate in the House of Lords about the health of the creative industries was both a...

Arts organisations are changing rapidly to keep up with economic developments, but are grant-...

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills is calling for schools and universities to focus on...

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Latest News

Good reads

  • Denver’s Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s generous and hands on approach to arts philanthropy is building up its influence in the city.

  • A rumble of discontent is brewing amongst the artists in Manchester who worry that the Manchester International Festival’s focus is too much International, not enough Manchester.

  • What effect do trigger warnings have? Tiffany Antone dares theatres to avoid sanitising performances for fear of offending audiences.

Jobs of the Week

Arts People

Artistic Director of Stephen Joseph Theatre (SJT) CHRIS MONKS is to leave after seven years in post, following in the footsteps of...
After almost a decade in the role, FAITH LIDDELL OBE is to step down as Director of Festivals Edinburgh.
KRISHNA THIAGARAJAN joins the Royal Scottish National Orchestra as Chief Executive, arriving from New York’s Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Having worked with Theatre503 in a freelance capacity, JESSICA CAMPBELL is to take up a permanent role as Producer and Head of Marketing.
CHLOE HAMPSON WARD is to take up the new role of Programming and Venue Manager at Skipton Town Hall, leaving her post as Communications...

Conferences & Training

Observations

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Do arts projects in schools boost pupils’ health and wellbeing? Ros McLellan finds the current evidence positive, but says more persuasive research is needed.

Management

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Is it worth explaining conceptual contemporary art to ‘old age’ pensioners? Anna Goulding’s research suggests it might be.

International

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Taking female actors to Saudi Arabia to perform with young Saudi women is just one of the National Youth Theatre’s ground-breaking activities, says Paul Roseby.