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Thousands of arts, culture and heritage charities improve communities, wellbeing and isolation – "functions that are particularly important during this crisis".
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A prized Van Gogh has been stolen from a Dutch museum closed due to the coronavirus. Police investigating the theft of the 1884 painting "The Parsonage Garden at Nunen in Spring"...
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Jobs are at risk as 550 grassroots music venues face "immediate threat of closure," the Music Venue Trust said. This represents the potential permanent loss of over 5,000 jobs, over 100,000...
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Average daily ticket sales at UK venues are down 93% since the lockdown started on 17 March. But updated data from TRG Arts and Purple Seven shows "a steep increase in the proportion of...
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Age-old paternalistic attitudes will persist unless disabled people lead change themselves, says Vici Wreford-Sinnott.
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As cultural venues sit empty, a national audit finds the UK's museums in dire condition.
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Disabled artists say their safety, security and insight into limited lifestyles are crucial during this crisis. 
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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra says it will honour freelancers' fees for all cancelled or postponed performances up to 30 April. The orchestra has lost its summer work at Grange Festival 2020...
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The music industry could lose more than £68m if shows are cancelled over the next six months. A survey by the Music Managers Forum and Featured Artists Coalition indicates more than £...
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As we rebuild the arts sector there are some things we must not lose. If we narrow our priorities too tightly we will limit our potential too, says Amanda Parker.
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As stopgap measures grow in number, some arts workers will still fall through the cracks.
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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 the Young Vic. Hill-Gibbins said: “...
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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...
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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".

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