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As she steps down as Editor of the cultural policy journal Cultural Trends, Sara Selwood takes a long hard look at the way the sector has developed – and tells it like it is.
Is Brexit a step back for regional arts? Carys Stallard considers the dependence of small centres on EU funding and the likelihood of new Government subsidies.
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An artwork that references controversial police raid killings in Karachi, Pakistan, has allegedly been removed from the city's biennale following intimidation by plain clothes officers....
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Plans for the redevelopment of Borough Theatre in Abergavenny have been lodged with Monmouthshire County Council in South Wales. The venue will get new seating, including designated wheelchair...
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An ArtsProfessional survey will examine whether fear of “biting the hand that feeds” is affecting freedom of expression within the arts and cultural sector.
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Researchers say ongoing political turmoil has had a “clear, negative impact” on the country’s global standing.
Ella Wills explores why pianos have become a fixture at railway stations across the UK.
Accessibility at museums reflects a "culture of compliance" more than genuine efforts towards inclusion, says Richard Sandell. How can these institutions integrate disability into their displays and combat indifference towards disabled people?
For actors, "waiting for the phone to ring just isn't an option", writes Nicola Thorp. Shaming them for taking on day jobs is classist and unkind.
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A fire that broke out near Los Angeles' historic Getty Center has already burned more than 600 acres, forcing school closures and evacuations of nearby neighbourhoods. The museum's...
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The Cardiff-based institution is closing its Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in dance, in part because "projected recruitment figures for the degree mean that we will not have enough students in future...
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Several museums and galleries have recorded their highest visitor numbers in a decade – leading DCMS to claim it was a “record breaking year for museums and galleries in England”.
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Tees Valley Combined Authority has awarded £14.5m to support the school’s college-level campus move to a purpose-built building in a different part of Middlesbrough. Principal Martin Raby...
Arts People
LORNE CAMPBELL, Artistic Director of Northern Stage for the past six and a half years, will become the new Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales in spring 2020, succeeding KULLY THIARAI. He...
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The new Chair of the Young Vic board is GLENN EARLE. A partner in independent investment bank Ardea Partners International, a board member of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Deputy Chair of educational...
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PROFESSOR GAVIN HENDERSON is to step down as Principal of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in August next year after 13 years in post. His previous roles have included being Director of...
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POLLY STAPLE, Director of Chisenhale Gallery since 2008 and formerly Director of Frieze Projects, has been appointed as Director of Collection, British Art at Tate. Co-founder of the Common Practice...
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NATASHA HARRIS is joining the Barbican Centre in the new role of Director of Development, with responsibility for fundraising. Director of Development for The Old Vic for eleven years, she has also...
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Acting Chief Executive of Creative Scotland IAIN MUNRO has been appointed permanently to the role of Chief Executive at Creative Scotland with immediate effect following a competitive recruitment...
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GABRIELLE LEADBEATER is leaving her role as Associate Producer of Ellie Keel Productions to join new writing venue Theatre503 as Producer. She replaces JAKE ORR, who leaves the venue to become...
Arts People
As part of a partnership programme to support the career development of Deaf and Disabled curators, disability arts organisation DASH and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) have announced...
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Journalist and broadcaster POLLY TOYNBEE will retire as Chair of Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival at the end of the year, and current Trustee DANNY HOMAN, previously senior leader at Historic...
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The new Centre for Cultural Value in Leeds has appointed TAMSIN CURROR as Communications Manager. She is currently National Communications Manager for Creative People and Places.
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DAN HICKLIN is moving from his role as Senior Communications Officer at Bill Elms Associates to become the new Press and Communications Officer at Bolton’s Octagon Theatre. A multi-million...
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DEBORAH BESTWICK, Director at Ovalhouse for over 20 years, will be leaving the organisation ahead of its move to a new theatre in Brixton. She said: “We want a new Artistic Director to have a...

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