Theatre has seen a rise in income over the past four years, although the increases are concentrated in the hands of large organisations, a major new report has found.
Thinking differently about how arts organisations talk to the private sector will be one of the keys to sustainability as limited resources pose challenges to artistic ambition.
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The Welsh Government’s draft budget also includes funding for a feasibility study for a national art gallery.
Fears that existing arts audiences resist ‘more diverse artistic product’ appear to be unfounded, ArtsProfessional’s latest Pulse survey suggests.
A parliamentary committee is assessing whether the UK will be able to attract and maintain talent in the creative industries post-Brexit.
Creative Europe funding will be used by arts organisations across Europe to challenge stereotypes and help refugees “socialise and express themselves”.
Mohamad Khayata, Journey's Festival International, Leicester, 2016
Securing investment to create major sculpture production facilities is among the aims of a new strategy for building the region’s reputation for the contemporary visual arts, launched by the North East CVAN.
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Arts Council England’s two new funds aim to increase the diversity of senior leaders in arts organisations and support development opportunities for BME theatre makers.
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The majority of theatres do not think screenings have affected their touring, and audiences still attend live events.
Funders say they will encourage visual arts organisations to implement the payment framework, which aims to create better conditions for artists making work for public exhibitions.
Royal & Derngate has put forward proposals for a new free school that will specialise in the cultural and creative industries – the first to be run by a theatre.
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Research by Jerwood Charitable Foundation found only a quarter of people working in the arts entered the sector with a paid position.
National Portfolio Organisations must diversify their programming to access ACE funding, but there will be no naming and shaming or sanctions applied if arts organisations fail to achieve workforce and governance objectives.
The Creative Industries Federation has laid into Government plans to make the EBacc compulsory, demanding an audit of education and training in the UK.