Art Critic Moira Macdonald talks about being the only person in the room during a dance company's last rehearsal for a show it may no longer perform.
The University of Maryland offers some practical advice for arts organisations who can't know what the future holds.
As many interactions move online, young people have the upper hand in sustaining and creating culture, Matt Berg reports.
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In uncertain times, ArtsProfessional will be providing regular updates on projects and resources to support wellbeing, careers and creativity in the arts.
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Plans are in place for Government-backed loans, but sector leaders say they fail to support the freelance arts workforce.
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The challenges facing arts organisations have changed dramatically – but that doesn’t mean giving up on our core values, says Richard Watts.
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From job titles to meeting agendas, Debbie Bell explains why no stone is left unturned in her trustees’ approach to tackling the climate emergency.
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Grant funding will be ‘refocussed’ as freelancers rally to support each other – but there may not be enough cash to go around. 
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David Cutler explains why the Baring Foundation will be supporting this flourishing yet sometimes precarious area of work in a major new funding programme.
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Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has been forced to self-isolate after one of his family members showed symptoms of the coronavirus. Dowden tweeted that he would remain at home in line with...
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Glastonbury Festival 2020, the event's 50th anniversary, has been cancelled. It is the first major UK festival to be called off and could trigger further festival cancellations across Europe...
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Leeds Digital Festival, the UK's largest tech festival, is hosting its spring event online. Organisers have postponed holding a physical festival until the autumn: "However! We're a...
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The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has delayed funding conditions for its portfolio for three months. Advice issued late on Tuesday says ACW is still not sure what form its support for the sector...
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As the sector turns to technology, here’s what you need to know about running online-only events.
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Workers at a 186-year-old entertainment venue in Stroud have been offered redundancy. Subscription Rooms, which runs music and comedy gigs, will temporarily close. A £29,000 grant from local...
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Britain's theatres are closed until further notice, sector bodies have announced. More than 300 theatres and concert halls across the country have gone dark for the first time since World...
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Theatre producer Hannah Elsy reflects on the people who taught her to focus on the details without forgetting the big picture. 
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A £350m indoor arena planned for Manchester would be the largest in the UK. OVG, the firm behind the scheme, insists Manchester can sustain a second stadium despite the...
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A Tate Modern staffer has tested positive for the coronavirus, The Art Newspaper reports. They only worked one day while infectious - March 2 - and are now self-isolating. The person does not...
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Edinburgh International Festival has cancelled all launch events, opting instead to livestream them as Covid-19 spreads. Opening events in London and Edinburgh will be online-only,...
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Sector bodies have thanked audiences for continuing to attend shows as a growing number of performances, tours and events are cancelled and postponed.
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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds has announced OWEN CALVERT-LYONS as its new CEO and Artistic Director. He has been Head of Theatre and Artist Development at Ovalhouse for the past four...
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ALEXANDER VAN INGEN is joining Philharmonia Orchestra as Chief Executive, leaving the same role at the Academy of Ancient Music, a Cambridge-based orchestra. Prior to that he was an...
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Barbican Theatre Plymouth's new Chief Executive Officer is LAURA KRIEFMAN. Kriefman is an award winning choreographer and artist with more than 15 years’ experience...
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ABIGAIL SCOTT will be Director of External Relations for Leeds 2023, joining Creative Director KULLY THIARAI and Executive Director MARK HOLLANDER. Scott is currently Deputy...

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