From issue 92
The National Gallery was the most visited museum in Britain last year and the second most visited tourist attraction after Blackpool Pleasure Beach, according to figures prepared by the Association...
From issue 92
Susan Ashmore wonders how we quantify the impact of arts projects in criminal justice settings. When Jack Black?s eccentric teacher in ?School of Rock? wanted to impress on students his antipathy...
From issue 92
Welsh National Opera (WNO) has opened its inaugural season at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. The company?s spring and summer seasons in Cardiff are already almost sold-out. 28,000 seats...
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From Simon Daykin, General Manager, Pegasus Theatre, Oxford Reading Simon Kensdale?s very personal view of arts managers (AP issue 91, 14 February), do I detect a hint of bitterness and resentment as...
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A new guide to help street arts and circus promoters deal with the new Licensing Act has been published by Arts Council England, in partnership with the Independent Street Arts Network, Circus Arts...
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From John Matthews, Director, Matthews Millman As consultants, we have detected a growing trend for potential clients to indicate budget prices as being inclusive of VAT. For consultants who are VAT...
From issue 92
Arts Services Microguide ? Independent advise on IT systems and applications. Impartial, pragmatic and cost effective advise on IT strategy, user requirements, software and supplier selection and...
From issue 92
From Tim Baker, Director, Baker Richards Consulting Ltd The recent Office of Fair Trading (OFT) ruling about the advertising of ticket prices (AP issue 91, 14 February) is absurd and the sector as a...
From issue 92
A battle is raging between arts for art?s sake and the role culture can play in social inclusion. Helen Gould suggests the tide is turning. The year 2004 was a landmark year in the long revolution...
From issue 92
Jim Duckett, Information Officer at aliss (Artists and Learning Information and Support Service) selects his pick of the net. 1 http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk This is a great website with...
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Craig Hassall, currently Deputy General Manager of Sydney Theatre Company in Australia, has been appointed Managing Director of English National Ballet. He takes over from Janie Grace, who has been...
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Since its establishment, Dartmoor-based Aune Head Arts has been developing long-term sustainable relationships with its neighbours across Dartmoor and Devon, explain Jennie Hayes and Nancy Sinclair...
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From Gillian Perkins, Arts Consultant I cannot be the only arts practitioner to rage at the figures given by Charles Morgan (AP issue 90, 31 January). Assuming these figures are correct, we should...
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Directors have many responsibilities and ignore these at their peril. Rick Bond outlines their duties. The purpose of this column is to help directors (by which I am referring to trustees, board...
From issue 91
From Susan Jones, Director of Programmes, a-n The Artists Information Company Charles Morgan?s sound-off (AP issue 90, 31 January) strikes a chord in the light of our research into arts council and...
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From Simon Kensdale Charles Morgan?s article on spiralling costs within Arts Council England (AP issue 90, 31 January) is especially interesting on remuneration. As an ACE Drama Adviser, reporting on...
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A debate about the future of Britain?s museums has been kicked off with a wide-ranging Government consultation document that seeks to examine ?the contribution that museums and galleries can ? and...
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Funding to cover core costs, simpler application processes, quicker turn-around for applications and longer-term funding programmes have all been identified as key issues by respondents to the first...
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The planned implementation of resale rights for visual artists is being investigated by Parliament?s Culture, Media and Sport select committee. Under the terms of European Directive 2001/84/EC, as...
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Sales revenues from West End shows in 2004 were at their highest levels since records began in the 1980s, according to the latest figures from the Society of London Theatre (SOLT). The year also...
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Respondents to the consultation by the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) on its document ?Culture at the Heart of Regeneration? have identified the need for a better evidence base with...
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A lobbying document to be used in the run-up to the forthcoming general election has been launched by the National Campaign for the Arts (NCA) following an 18-month consultation into what the arts...
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A seminar on the theme of community arts in health projects will take place on 16 March at Stratford Circus in East London, hosted by London Arts in Health Forum. The event will include...
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From issue 91
Ten years on from the achievement of democracy, there can be few parts of the world where the practice of cultural management is as frustrating, exhilarating, demanding and profoundly rewarding as...

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