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The Centre for Cultural Value, based at the University of Leeds, has appointed Dr STEPHEN DOBSON as Centre Director. He will take up the...
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SOPHIE EDE, MARIE-CLARE FENECH and KASIA SENYSZYN have been appointed to the board at deaf-led arts accessibility charity Stagetext. Since...
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SALLY ANGEL will join the Jewish Museum London as its new Chief Executive Officer from 1 July, succeeding Acting Director, SUE SHAVE....
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Actor RAY FEARON has been announced as the new President of Rose Bruford College, the London-based higher education institution offering...
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The Foundling Museum in London has announced the appointment of SUE HOYLE OBE as its new Chair, succeeding LARISSA JOY OBE.  Hoyle has...

Latest Features

  • Image of Beacons, Conrad Shawcross art installation

    With the general election looming, Jason Jones-Hall explains why all parties should embrace an arts-led approach to place to enhance our children’s education. 

  • image from Coventry City of Culture

    Following extensive research into the finances of arts organisations, Sarah Thelwall of MyCake reflects on the serious implications for the sector.

  • People sitting on the grass in the grounds of Pontefract Castle

    Arts and culture are integral to shaping the places we live. We now need to understand the effects cultural placemaking practices have on our towns, provinces and rural areas, argues John Wright.

  • Set of 8 children's illustrations of young people

    Arts organisations are committed to reaching marginalised young people through their creative practice. But what happens when young people say things we don’t want to hear? asks Louise Govier.  

  • Image of people dancing

    In the latest in our series on the arts in education, Steve Ball shares an initiative which connects schools and arts organisations across the city of Birmingham.

  • Children viewing an exhibit in a museum

    A new report into the challenges facing the museum and gallery sector has just been published. Rachael Browning outlines its key findings and the policy recommendations emerging from it.

Readers' Comments

The Arts Council England's review of opera, "Let's Create: Opera and Music Theatre Analysis" was commissioned in May...
ACE like all non-governmental agencies is subject to periodic review including whether it still has a unique purpose. If Debbonaire thinks...
The more important question before taking an increasing ‘skills shortage’ at face value is why?… It may not simply be lack of people taking...
Response to Arts Professional and the Stage re open letter to Mary Archer The arts should be speaking with one voice and regrettably...
Posted by Chris Hodgkins on Open letter to Dame Mary Archer
Good news. Stonewall have been providing inaccurate information in their training and information packs - focusing in the law as they would...
Rosie Kay is a dancer not a writer but, like her dancing, her writing comes from the heart and is grounded in her personal experiences....
Posted by Margaret E on A cultural revolution in the arts
Great article, thank you Rosie for having the strength to speak up. The Arts are indeed truly lost when a ‘minority’ has so much clout - on...
Posted by Fondue Lover on A cultural revolution in the arts
A breath-takingly incoherent take from nowords here, but when you boil away the insults and the ranting the comment is best summed up in...
Posted by Frankafka on A cultural revolution in the arts
We have supported artists and their freedom to free expression since 2009. When we started people could understand why, why in London. We...
Posted by Agnieszka Kołek on A cultural revolution in the arts
Absolutely this. Hopefully more people will feel able to speak up now the Cass Report has been published. We are sick of being silenced.

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