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Headlong theatre company's new Artistic Director is JOE HILL-GIBBINS. He is an acclaimed director and former Deputy Artistic Director of...
Paintings in Hospitals has appointed SANDRA BRUCE-GORDON as its new Director. Bruce-Gordon began her career in theatre management before...
PROFESSOR SARAH WORTHINGTON has been made a Trustee of the British Museum. Professor of the Laws of England at the University of Cambridge...
STEVE SLATER says he is excited to join Derby-based dance organisation Déda and re-engage with the regional arts community. "I spent my...
Wellcome's Director of Culture SIMON CHAPLIN is leaving to become CEO of environmental charity Arcadia. He joined Wellcome ten years ago as...

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  • A woman protesting carry a sign that says 'we deserve better'

    Who’s speaking up for the arts? Here’s what unions, member organisations, campaigners and supporters are doing and saying on your behalf. Get involved…

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    Keep active, make connections, join in, collaborate and have fun! Use your downtime as an opportunity to take part in inspiring activities being promoted and shared by the creative community.

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    What’s affecting your work, your workplace and your job? What opportunities are still available? Keep your finger on the pulse of the sector with resources, news and commentary to help arts professionals weather the storm.

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    How to stay well? How to support others to stay well? Keeping healthy is all about avoiding the virus – and a lot more too. Advice and ideas here for preserving your mental and physical health, and supporting those around you.

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    Whether it’s income for your organisation or your own living expenses, chances are you’ll be looking around for funding, financial advice and fundraising support.

Latest Features

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    Over the coming weeks, arts funders and philanthropists must make heart-rending decisions about who will survive. A coordinated approach to capitalising the sector is needed, says Alan Brown.

  • Fundraising might seem impossible right now but donors need to hear from you on good days and bad, writes Michelle Wright.

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    Audiences like to feel personally responsible for bringing about positive change, says Sean Hanly, so giving them the chance to consider options other than a ticket refund will generate goodwill and encourage them to return - once it’s safe to open the doors again.

  • How do arts organisations and individuals cope when what we do so instinctively is threatened? Lead the way and self care says Suzanne Alleyne.

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    How do you keep connected in our Covid-19 world? #CreativeNetwork is a chance to talk about creative responses to enforced separation – and drink coffee together. Jemma Neville explains. 

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    The new AP microsite presents a round-up of the most relevant, interesting and quirky developments as the lockdown starts to bite. Harvey Parker gives the highlights.

Readers' Comments

It's average profits, which isn't really the same as average earnings...
Is there any evidence/data of buyers responding similarly for festivals, where a ticket covers multiple events and in some cases costs a...
A really interesting article, thank you. We've been doing much the same thing across Europe for the past 10 years. Shakespeare has an...
Posted by Parrabbola on Shaking things up with Shakespeare
Doesn't sound to me like Canada is ahead of any curve, when leading artists like LePage are so clearly out of touch. Perhaps that...
Posted by NightFlight on ArtsProfessional meets… Robert Lepage
Don't get me wrong, I think Robert Lepage is a great artist but in this interview I do hear a voice of white male privilege. Lepage...
Posted by Brenda Leadlay on ArtsProfessional meets… Robert Lepage
This new service offers a welcome port of call to people experiencing a range of destructive behaviours in the arts workplace, and may well...
Posted by Jackson Quigg Associates on AP launches service for arts workers to speak out
It is hopeful and a feather in the cap of Arts Professional’s Liz Hill, that the findings published in the report, ‘Free to speak? Not if...
Posted by C M Kapteijn on Free to speak? Not if you work in the arts
Icon (the Institute of Conservation) has been lobbying on behalf of the cultural heritage conservation sector. We are concerned about...
Posted by Sara Crofts - Icon on Campaigns and Advocacy
Thank you for sharing this with us. Please keep us posted on progress made with treasury. We hope your members will find our CovidCulture...
Posted by amanda_parker on Campaigns and Advocacy
A quick note to say that Artists Union England (AUE), which represents visual and socially engaged artists in the UK, also wrote to the...
Posted by pfoley on Campaigns and Advocacy

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