News
Currently Global Director for Cultural Skills at the British Council, Simon Dancey will take up the new role in July.
News
A new policy paper calls for continued freedom of movement, and claims music helps promote the values that unite Europeans, such as equality.
News
The theatre, which went into administration in 2016 after Wellingborough Council terminated the previous contractor’s right to operate it, will be managed by Parkwood Creative from January 2019.
News
Southampton’s Studio 144, which opened in February this year, 18 years after the project started, cost Southampton City Council £30m despite an initial projected cost of £16.5m.
News
Previously only available for music acts in England, the Momentum Music Fund – which provides grants of between £5k and £15k – will now be available in Scotland, following a...
News
New research by artists’ membership body a-n, aimed at both artists and visual arts organisations, hopes to produce a benchmark for exhibition payment and is the next step in a-n’s Paying...
The Government’s decision to commit a few extra million pounds of funding towards arts education is commendable, but it is undermined by the EBacc and education policy that pits subjects against each other, argues the ISM’s Deborah Annetts.
News
The new report by the National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing features case studies showing how the sector is responding creatively to health and wellbeing issues such as an ageing...
News
Audiences at the gallery fell by more than a third last year and 24 members of staff – 7% of the workforce – left in a voluntary process. The gallery said the move was part of plans to...
News
A new initiative, led by SOLT, UK Theatre and volunteering body Inspiring the Future, will see up to 1,000 industry ambassadors go into schools across the UK to inform young people about careers in...
Arts People
Professor HELENA GAUNT, currently Vice Principal and Director of Innovation at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, has been appointed as the new Principal at the Royal Welsh College of Music...
Feature
With dynamic pricing already common practice in other sectors, Isabella Anderson examines what the arts can learn from the airlines.
News
CEO of Tate Enterprises Ltd, LAURA WRIGHT, has been appointed as CEO of The Postal Museum from June. Currently a member of Tate’s Directors Group and management teams of Tate Modern and Tate...
Arts People
LOUISA BARTLETT-PESTELL will join artsdepot as Director of Programming in June, leaving the Southbank Centre where she has been programming performances, projects and festival activities. Chair of...
Arts People
CHRISTINE BRADWELL has been appointed Chair of contemporary opera company Music Theatre Wales, succeeding GERAINT DAVIES CBE, who has stepped down after eleven years. Bradwell is retiring from her...
Arts People
LEAH BLACK has left Creative Scotland, where she was a Creative Industries Officer with a specialism in craft, to join community-led arts charity and social enterprise WHALE Arts in Edinburgh as...
Case study
With the Mayflower Theatre recently listed by the Sunday Times as one of the best organisations to work for, Robin Hancox explains the recent workforce initiatives that helped secure the listing.
Feature
Confused about VAT? Uncertain about exemptions? Some of the tax rules can work to the advantage of arts charities, so don’t miss out, says Mahmood Reza.
News
A call out for evidence seeks submissions on how planning, tax and fundraising reform could support arts organisations to become more sustainable.
Sean Farrell explores the trend for pop and rock stars to expand into publishing, public appearances and house gigs to extend their careers or make up for dwindling royalties.
News
European Union proposals to ban the sale of certain lighting fixtures regularly used in theatre productions could cost London alone up to £35m, and the 1,300 active theatres across the UK a...
News
The local council’s planning committee has given the green light to plans to convert Rutland Mills, adjacent to the Hepworth gallery, into a mixed-use creative quarter focusing on music, film,...
News
Anyone aged 16-25 who registers online can access the reduced price tickets, which the gallery hopes will increase the number of young visitors. A “digital native” trustee will be...
Feature
As circus becomes ever more daring and dangerous, Molly Nicholson reveals the challenges of producing it.
News
A £120k pilot scheme will see ten Northern Ireland secondary schools collaborate with artists on a range of projects to improve wellbeing and increase interest in cultural careers.

Pages