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The protest group has set out plans to stage a ‘die-in’ at the gallery to draw attention to the global decline in the bee population, saying it chose Tate Modern because the Tate fortune...
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Over a third of performers in West End musicals are BAME, but BAME men and women are twice as likely to be given an ensemble role than a named role, according to new research by The Stage. The...
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A multi-million-pound renovation has transformed the North British Rubber Factory building in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, into an art hub with an archive, artist accommodation, galleries, a shop and...
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Arts Council England has told Ofsted that schools without a strong arts offer should be classified as ‘requiring improvement’ or ‘inadequate’. 
Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright’s outright refusal to consider the repatriation of cultural objects housed in the UK is a damaging message to send. Museums should strive to build lasting and meaningful relationships with communities claiming artefacts, argues Sharon Heal.
Columnist Simon Jenkins and archaeology professor Piotr Bienkowski trade views on whether, in light of The Art Fund’s decision to disband its network of volunteers, the culture sector is becoming “too professional”. 
New research finds that participating in the arts can help children improve their self-esteem, regardless of ability. Maybe that’s a way for parents to support them through school, muses Tom Jacobs.
One in three dancers in New York lives below the poverty line and may miss out on nutritious meals, according to dance organisation H+. Lauren Wingenroth drops in to their DanceMart programme, which offers dancers free food and cooking lessons.
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Challenging the notion of a ‘hard-to-reach community’ in Luton, Imrana Mahmood explores the need to create pathways that lead to meaningful inclusion.
Will artists’ interests always remain peripheral to Arts Council England's main priority of ensuring the resilience of arts institutions? Susan Jones isn't optimistic.
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An Action for Children’s Arts study recommends that every child at primary school should have five quality arts experiences in the school year. Chris Jarvis explains how the Arts Backpack project is working to make this a reality.
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Lucy Jamieson explains how pooling resources, creativity and ideas rather than working in silos can bring about effective change.
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As the Boosting Resilience programme draws to a close, Evelyn Wilson outlines how the work, ideas and opportunities developed will be shared with the sector.
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What is it like to lead a large and complex organisation? Having just spent some time as an interim chief executive, Matthew Brown reveals what he’s learnt. 
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Worthing Borough Council has agreed to hand control of the four venues under the Worthing Theatres and Museum banner to an independent operator, to be staffed by the council’s current culture...
History will not look kindly on the BBC’s continued failure to provide equal space for female composers in the highest-profile venues during The Proms, writes The Guardian.
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Scotland’s spending on culture has fallen by almost 3% in 3 years since 2016, according to figures released by the Scottish National Party. Commenting on the figures, Conservative MSP Bill...
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BECTU has accused UK theatre of a ‘callous disregard’ for arts workers, as they struggle to reach a joint pay agreement for staff working outside London.  
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The arts and culture sector added £10.8bn to the economy in 2016 – an increase of £390m on the year before, and a larger contribution than agriculture, a new report from Arts...
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New research will compare data on areas such as cross-visitation and dwell-time at some of England’s largest cultural institutions, including Tate and the British Museum.
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Creative arts and design degree courses are among the least likely to attract BAME students. 
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A Lords Committee heard that Thanet has seen 84% growth in creative businesses between 2013 and 2016, following a long-term programme to support arts and culture.
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New analysis of European data finds growth in culture spending across Europe is driven by the countries in the East of the continent, which doubled their culture spend.
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The Court of Appeal has rejected the Royal Opera House’s appeal against a landmark case that found they failed to take reasonable care of musician Christopher Goldscheider’s hearing. They...
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Opera North is leading a consortium of arts and community teams in Leeds to build 'Arts Together', the city’s first skills sharing project to boost arts engagement. 

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