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The project at the University of Warwick will update the exisiting building and add three cinemas, a contemporary art gallery and a new restaurant. The redevelopment is due to be completed in late...
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The gallery has announced it will stop showing the BP Portrait Award exhibition in 2020 following criticism from environmental rights groups. It said that "for many people, the association of...
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A study warns that “debates about authenticity, re-creation and fakery are amplified by digital technologies”.
Curiosity has long been hypothesised as a rational process of weighing up possible outcomes. Arianne Cohen looks at new research that suggests the attribute is more closely correlated with error.
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Arts Council England has been criticised for failing to remove the Eduardo Paolozzi sculpture from outside London's Euston Station, where it is now boarded up in the middle of a demolition site....
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Residents at the Swansea University facility will "create space for creative industry businesses and entrepreneurs to work closely with older people, charities, policy-makers and...
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The former Culture Minister has resigned from parliament, citing a desire to specialise in the sectors he is passionate about.
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Head of Programming Tamsin Ace will leave the venue in December, as will Creative Director Madani Younis. Southbank has not confirmed whether it will replace Ace's role.
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The Arts Council of Wales has said it won’t fund projects that don’t budget minimum pay rates for artists. We asked the other councils why they aren’t doing the same.
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New research suggests the expanding role of music managers and an outdated earnings model means “we run the risk of losing many of these talented professionals altogether”.
Arts People
GUS CASELY-HAYFORD has been appointed to lead the new museum, reporting to V&A Director TRISTRAM HUNT. Casely-Hayford, currently Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art...
Arts People
FIONA GIBSON, Chief Executive at Liverpool’s Everyman & Playhouse will succeed DUNCAN HENDRY as CEO of Capital Theatres, the trust which runs the King’s and Festival theatres on...
Arts People
DAWN AUSTWICK, Chief Executive of The National Lottery Community Fund, has been appointed as Chair of the Board at Kiln Theatre in Brent, London. Previously Deputy Director of the British Museum,...
Arts People
Composer and guitarist STUART MCCALLUM has been appointed as the new Deputy Head of Popular Music at the Royal Northern College of Music, which was the UK’s first conservatoire to offer a four-...
Arts People
As CLARE O’HARA leaves to become Director of the Cowley Road Trust in Oxford, LIZ HUGHES joins Cambridge Junction as the new Head of Development to lead on fundraising for community and...
Arts People
John Ellerman Foundation, the independent endowed funder that will this year make grants of £5.6m for arts, environment and social action activity, has announced SUFINA AHMAD as its new...
Arts People
NICK THORNE will take on the leadership of Orchestras for All from January 2020 in the role of Executive Director. The organisation provides opportunities for ensemble music-making for 11-18 year-...
Arts People
Chief theatre critic at the Guardian, MICHAEL BILLINGTON, is stepping down after 48 years with the organisation. At nearly 80 years old he is one of the UK’s longest-serving drama critics...
Arts People
ROD PEACOCK, previously Vice Chairman International Investment Banking for J.P. Morgan & Co., and CLAIRE JACKSON, Chief Finance Officer of a group of primary schools on the Wirral, have been...
Opinion
What might the UK's longest serving Culture Minister take as his next step? Amanda Parker makes some suggestions.
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The funder has warned organisations seeking annual funding that they must demonstrate what they would deliver “should you receive a lower level of funding”.
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Stockport Council is consulting on a major restructure of its museum service that could include reduced opening hours, increased admission fees, and the closure of Stockport Museum and Chadkirk...
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Research from IQ shows that 61 arenas in the European Union collectively sold 37 million tickets in 2019, surpassing bumper results in 2018. Live music accounted for 44% of all events and was a...
Case study
We spend too much time trying to learn lessons from cities and apply them in other places, argues Brendan Keaney. It’s time to recognise that creative powerhouses can come in all shapes and sizes – and not always where you might expect.
Feature
Helping artists make new work is important, but building longer and deeper relationships with them brings greater rewards for all, says Claire Symonds.

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