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More than 100 projects will share £2.3m in small grants from Creative Scotland's Open Fund. The programme, which aims to "sustain creative practice in a changing world", is...
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An upward trend in ticket sales over March and April is being driven by the regions, data collected by TRG Arts and Purple Seven indicates. Smaller markets are recovering faster. In the South West...
Arts People
The National Gallery has announced that LORD TONY HALL OF BIRKENHEAD, a Trustee of since November 2019 and Chair since July, has resigned with immediate effect. The announcement follows the...
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Grants of up to £5m are available for capital works outside of London, while libraries and museums are also eligible for a slice of the resurrected suite of funds.
Opinion
 'We’ve only been here because you’ve been with us': as ArtsProfessional heads into its third decade, Liz Hill reflects on what’s gone before – and what lies ahead.
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The first National Portfolio Organisation lost to the effects of the pandemic will close its doors next week, leaving a gap in support for writers, artists and activists.
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The Royal College of Art says it will offer "limited compensation" to students who can prove their art works or equipment were damaged or lost in studio clear outs last summer. The RCA...
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Wiltshire's Trowbridge Museum has reopened after a £2.5m redevelopment. With Lottery funding and support from Trowbridge Town Council and the Friends of Trowbridge Museum, the museum has...
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Plans to turn Reading Gaol into an arts and culture hub have been rejected for a second time by the Ministry of Justice, which says the £2.6m offered by Reading Borough Council is too low...
Arts People
The new Chair of the Barbican Centre Trust is FARMIDA BI. As Europe, Middle East and Asia Chair of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, Bi is the UK’s first female Chair of a major law firm...
Arts People
VICTORIA POMERY will step down as Director of Turner Contemporary in the autumn to become CEO of The Box, Plymouth’s new £47m museum, gallery and archive. She has been with Turner...
Arts People
English Touring Opera has appointed BEN DART as the new Head of Finance in a job share with National Youth Theatre, for whom he will take on the role of Finance and Operations Director. Having...
Arts People
KEITH MERRIN has become Director of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, leaving Sunderland Culture, where he has been CEO since January 2017. Merrin combined his role at Sunderland Culture...
Arts People
The Royal Northern College of Music has announced RHIANNON MCKAY-SMITH as its new Director of Development from September. Most recently, she has been co-Director of Development at The Lowry in...
Arts People
RISHI COUPLAND will join the BFI in July as Head of Research and Insight. A Clore Fellow, he is currently Head of Data Intelligence at the National Theatre, where he leads the National Theatre Data...
Arts People
Literary agent ANGELIQUE TRAN VAN SANG has joined the board of The Writing Squad, a development programme for young writers in the north of England. Currently at Oxford-based Felicity Bryan...
Arts People
Mountview Drama School's joint Chief Executives – Principal & Artistic Director STEPHEN JAMESON and Executive Director SARAH PREECE – will step down in December 2021 after eight...
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The Education Secretary's remarks have added fuel to the firestorm of criticism sparked by plans to cut universities' arts funding. Do we need to be worried?
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Artists contracted for the ill-fated project want the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art closed, alleging a lack of appropriate representation and racist attitudes at the board level mean it is "not fit for purpose".
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Hopes that amateur choirs could start rehearsing indoors again from May 17 have been dashed. New guidance for England permits non-professional performing arts activities indoors and outdoors...
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MEPs have approved a €2.5bn investment in the EU cultural and creative sectors until 2027, with more support for live music, greater focus on inclusivity and promoting female talent...
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A ministerial shake-up in the Scottish Government has handed the culture portfolio to new Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture Angus Robertson. As well as...
Arts People
DAVID ROSS is stepping down as Chair of the Royal Opera House with immediate effect. He was appointed to the board in July 2020 and took the chair role on September 1. Honorary Vice-President...
Arts People
SOFIA STEPHANOU will become Executive Director and Co-CEO at Arch 468, taking on more responsibility for producing and organisational strategy. Formerly Producer at Paines Plough, she joined...
Arts People
VICKI AMEDUME and SUD BASU have both been appointed Associate Director at The Albany to shape its programme for London Borough of Culture, due to take place in Lewisham in 2022.  Amedume is...

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