First ever mapping of the UK’s creative economy finds “uneven distribution” of the UK’s creative...

As the Lords debate shines a spotlight on the Government’s support of artists, Susan Jones...

Can and should museums be playful places? Anna Bunney and Charlotte Derry believe so and are on...

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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.

  • Live Music Now explains why music can play a valuable role in the campaign to combat loneliness among older people.

  • With so many artists ending up pursuing portfolio careers, how can higher education institutions better cater for this reality? Judith Hills makes some suggestions.

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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...
MARTYN ROSE will step down as Chairman of English National Opera, reportedly because he believes that a full-time commitment is required to...
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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...
After seven years as Artistic and Executive Director of the Watermill Theatre in Newbury, HEDDA BEEBY is stepping down. She will remain as...
RACHAEL GRIFFIN is stepping down as Managing Director of Pentabus Theatre Company to take up the role of Development Manager (Individual...


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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.

Conferences & Training


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Andrew Dixon celebrates the huge success of the UK City of Culture programme with Derry in 2013 and Hull  in 2017, but feels that it must now seek to build on this positive momentum to the benefit of other regional cities.


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New music can be attractive to anyone but it all depends on how we hear about it and then where we first hear it, believes Tania Holland Williams.