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As stopgap measures grow in number, some arts workers will still fall through the cracks.
Arts People
Headlong theatre company's new Artistic Director is JOE HILL-GIBBINS. He is an acclaimed director and former Deputy Artistic Director of the Young Vic. Hill-Gibbins said: “...
Arts People
Paintings in Hospitals has appointed SANDRA BRUCE-GORDON as its new Director. Bruce-Gordon began her career in theatre management before heading up cultural services for several...
Arts People
PROFESSOR SARAH WORTHINGTON has been made a Trustee of the British Museum. Professor of the Laws of England at the University of Cambridge, Worthington is a former Pro Director of the London...
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BBC is inviting artists to apply for funding to create new works for its virtual festival Culture in Quarantine. The collaboration between the broadcaster and Arts Council England will commission...
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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.
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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.
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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.
Nancy Kenney and Helen Stolias ask artists across the world how the coronavirus is affecting them and their work.
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The Royal Ballet says it won't work with Liam Scarlett despite an independent investigation clearing the choreographer of sexual misconduct. Allegations against the organisation's...
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Artist management company Hazard Chase has gone into voluntary liquidation. A statement from Managing Director James Brown appeared to blame the coronavirus pandemic for the Cambridge...
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Arts Council England has drawn on reserves and Lottery grants to save the sector from an "unsustainable loss of revenues".
Art critic Philip Kennicott says the arts will survive. What they will look like is less certain.
In all the uncertainty caused by Covid-19 is one binding truth, writes Sonia Boue: "abled freelance creatives who’ve taken mobility for granted can no longer do so".
Professor of philosophy John Kaag says the art of walking is "purposeless purpose".
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Lewisham Borough of Culture has been delayed until 2022. Following discussions with the Greater London Authority, Lewisham's Cultural Development Team has decided "to continue with our...
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Sales at Sotheby's most recent auction totalled £2.1m, 15% less than at the same auction last year. The number of lots sold and sold at the high estimate also fell compared to the 2019...
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A Halifax arts trust has gone into administration over a funding shortfall. The Square Chapel Trust, a registered chairty, attracted nearly 100,000 people per year but experienced "...
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Scottish Opera trucks are being used to keep supermarkets stocked. With theatres closed, the organisation's drivers have been redeployed.  One Scottish Opera driver said: "we'...
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New data from ticketing companies shows patrons “want to support the organisations they frequent”.
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Reserves and furloughing are "no guarantee" that further cuts can be avoided.
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UK museums, libraries, galleries and archives must “visibly and robustly stand up for freelancers who they frequently depend so greatly on”.

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