From issue 141
The Wellcome Collection has announced details of the exhibition that will open its new £30m London venue in June. The Heart, an exhibition exploring the medical and cultural significance of that...
From issue 141
Changes in EU rural policy present arts organisations with new creative and intellectual challenges. Ian Hunter examines the impact of Common Agricultural Policy reform on cultural policy. Recent...
From issue 141
Much has been written about Tony Blairs quest for a legacy. From Northern Ireland to climate change, he has searched for a policy area to which his name will be inextricably linked. Blair may have...
From issue 141
Recently Arts Council England announced a new set of policy documents which included, for the first time, a dedicated distribution policy and a new focus on using technology to increase access to the...
From issue 141
Hilary Strong is to be the new Director of the National Council for Drama Training. She has been Executive Director of Greenwich Theatre for eight years, and previously was Director of the Edinburgh...
From issue 141
In an edited excerpt from his new book about cultural diversity in the arts world, Richard Hylton examines Arts Council Englands handling of diversity issues. We will act to eliminate individual...
From issue 141
From Andy O'Hanlon, Arts Development Officer, South Cambridgeshire District Council In AP issue 140, 26 February, Eleonora Belfiore made a well-intended historical analysis of our notions about the...
From issue 141
Often, fundraisers are viewed with mistrust and suspicion - which does nothing for the arts organisations they seek to support. Alice Devitt explains. Lots of things help arts fundraising: planning,...
From issue 140
Festival Focus, a festival development initiative spearheaded by CIDA  the Cultural Industries Development Agency, is hosting a networking opportunity to help Londons community-run festivals...
From issue 140
CONSULTANTS Crystal Clear Communication Make it sharp, make it sparkle! Consult Victoria Neumark, arts/education journalist with 25 years' experience, to hone communication for your organisation....
From issue 140
Partnerships between arts organisations can entail legal risks. Shivaji Shiva explains how to avoid the potholes. Working in partnership provides arts organisations with the opportunity to reach...
From issue 140
Sometimes partnerships involve a lot of persuasion. Liz Pugh reports on a groundbreaking partnership between outdoor theatre, carnival and a council events team. Street arts work is varied in its...
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For theatre companies, working on a larger scale presents a whole set of new challenges, and partnerships with larger organisations can help. Kate Organ explains. Foursight Theatre has been...
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Daniella Beattie points the spotlight to her favourite websites. 1. http://www.opera.com This is a bit of a cheat as a website, as I am recommending this as an alternative browser. Opera is great...
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Scots tussle over home for merged arts body, Creative Scotland. Edinburgh City Council has launched a campaign to encourage the Scottish Executive to base the new cultural development agency,...
From issue 140
In recent years, funders, politicians and commentators have emphasised the need to evaluate the impact of arts projects, but often this evaluation has not been as objective as it may appear....
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The BFIs new film destination on Londons South Bank, formerly the National Film Theatre, will open to the public on 14 March. The extended venue has been re-named as BFI Southbank, and aims to...
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Susan Ashmore argues the case for accreditation. There are many opinions about what constitutes a professional. Is it someone with a degree, a Masters, a PhD? Someone who has published a book or...
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The efforts being made by Edinburgh City Council to hang on to Creative Scotland are not surprising (p1). Cultural institutions can bring kudos as well as cash to areas that really need it. From run-...
From issue 140
John Holden analyses the attitudes of local authorities to culture. In a Demos pamphlet called Local authorities: A Change in the Cultural Climate, published last month, I likened the situation...
From issue 140
The Scottish Arts Council has announced that its Chief Executive, Graham Berry, is leaving at the end of this month to pursue new opportunities in Singapore. Director of Arts, Jim Tough, has been...
From issue 140
ArtsProfessional reveals the career paths of the sectors senior managers. Director, PM...
From issue 140
From Hannah Rudman, Rudman Consulting Your arguments about the Arts Councils new focus on digital distribution (New technology new problems, AP issue 139, p2) have some flaws. As an adjective,...
From issue 140
Boards and senior managers need to build relationships based on reciprocity if they want to ensure a harmonious working relationship. Rick Bond explains. Ive probably mentioned this before, but...
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The Own Art scheme, which offers interest free loans to members of the public to purchase contemporary art, is on hold after the bank providing credit to support the scheme pulled out. The decision,...

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