Two groups of England’s most senior arts bosses have gone on the offensive in an attempt to...

At a time when fundraising for the arts seems mostly to be done by white females, Michelle...

The final report of the Warwick Commission inquiry finds the future of cultural value as lying...

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  • Susanna Rustin and George Arnett reveal how much corporate sponsors pay to buy their shares in the reputation of England's major arts institutions.

  • Does an upcoming hip hop artist have vastly different career development needs to a classical composer? Vanessa Reed thinks not, and says it’s time to stop acting like they do.

  • By focusing on social inclusivity for the sake of funders, arts organisations are overriding their commitment to artistic freedom, argues Wendy Earle. 

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FELIX CROSS MBE, who became Artistic Director of Nitro (then Black Theatre Co-operative) in 1996, is stepping down to focus on Nitro...
Chief Executive of York Museums Trust, JANET BARNES is set to retire at the end of the year after 13 years in post. 
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Super Slow Way, a major arts commissioning programme for Pennine Lancashire, has appointed LAURIE PEAKE as its Director. She was previously...
Six new trustees have been appointed to the board of the Collections Trust: Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University, JANE HENDERSON; Head of...
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Zoe Dunbar, the new Director of the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, takes us through the steps of her career path...


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Oussama Rifahi explains how the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture supports artists working in challenging situations with very limited resources.

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To mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Sarah Pickthall and Maria Pattinson explain how they use art, food and conversation to help young people struggling with issues of self-esteem and body image.


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Financial independence and an ambitious artistic programme may seem incompatible, but Julia Fawcett has found a solution combining commercial savviness, efficiencies and sound planning.