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Delivering arts and health services digitally can extend access for some, but others are excluded. Nesta Lloyd-Jones looks at the positive outcomes and future challenges brought about by the lockdown.
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A National Partnership for Culture will advise and influence Scottish Ministers on the delivery of Scotland’s culture strategy, but national funding agency Creative Scotland is not a member.
Arts People
SUNITA PANDYA is joining Tara Arts as Chair. Currently Director of Artistic Partnerships, Planning and Administration, and Deputy Chair of Battersea Arts Centre, she also sits on the Executive team...
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Birmingham Opera Company has announced that conductor ALPESH CHAUHAN (pictured) is joining the organisation as Music Director, to work alongside Artistic Director GRAHAM VICK. Chauhan’s career...
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Arts education consultant MARY HEYLER (pictured) has become the new Chair of Music in the Round. She leads a board of ten trustees, nine of whom are female: charity accountant JAN BONAR, music leader...
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DAVID REECE, previously Director of Consulting Services at Baker Richards, has become Deputy CEO, working alongside CEO Robin Cantrill-Fenwick.
Theatre is refusing to be dimmed in Wales. Nick Davies looks behind the headlines to see what's going on in the sector - and what could soon be lost.
Yasmin Sidhwa has seen the theatre sector show its true colours: the funding, the power and the lack of transparency that mean those with ethnically diverse background can't get in.
"The museum we closed will not be the same as the one we will open". Madeleine Grynsztejn sees four fundamental shifts in how museums meet and lead the challenges ahead.
Joe Hallgarten offers five ideas that could help those passionate about cultural education to plan their next moves.
Stripped back opera performances and the propsect of music being delivered through a bluetoothed loudspeaker in a car park doesn't hold any appeal for Robert Sanderson, who suspects other opera lovers may feel the same. 
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Oliver Dowden claims to know that “theatres must be full to make money” but his five-stage plan to see performing arts venues reopen has no money attached.
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Proposals for a temporary increase in the level of Gift Aid that can be claimed on donations are being put forward to Government by a coalition of charities and sector bodies. In their Gift Aid...
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A new study on diversity in publishing has concluded that assumptions about audiences for fiction being white and middle-class still prevail, and this is the only audience big publishers are...
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A 9-point checklist will guide the safe reopening of museums and galleries, but visitors may still stay away if the services and facilities they usually enjoy are not available.
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The rateable value of an Exeter museum fell from £445,000 to just £1 following a Tribunal ruling that has opened the doors for others to appeal their rates bills.
Adrian Vinken tells Daily Mail readers what they're going to lose if there is no tangible, practical Government support for the theatre sector.
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The umbrella body Festivals Edinburgh is calling for support from public funding to “underwrite the risks inherent in managing our way through the next few years”. They say the...
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The BBC is preparing to make its biggest ever financial investment in on-air inclusion and will be prioritising £100m of its existing commissioning budget from 2021/22 to 2023/24 to diverse and...
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Research by the social enterprise Creative Access has found that 85% of trainees are either not being kept on after their internship or fear there will be no full-time work at the end. This compares...
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A collective of Black and Asian artists, curators and educators explains how the impenetrable glass ceiling keeps them on the margins – and why public statements promising reviews, reports and diversity panels cut no ice.
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Although museums and galleries in England and Scotland can prepare to reopen, the  performing arts remain in lockdown and fears grow for the future of venue-based organisations.
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Creating a National Arts Force of freelance and gig economy workers to work in schools, care homes and communities is among recommendations to the Scottish Government for the preservation of jobs and recovery in the creative sector.
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The Government is encouraging the sector to welcome the public back, but museum directors warn that “permission to reopen does not resolve the huge issues currently facing the sector”.
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Given where we now find ourselves, we have few choices but to pool resources and develop new economic and business structures within which the arts will be able to thrive in the future. Anne Bonnar and Hilary Keenlyside propose some fundamental building blocks.

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