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Capital development projects cause massive upheaval for arts organisations and their audiences. Colin Blumenau describes the lessons that venues can learn in a period of closure and how to plan for...
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All capital projects can encounter problems beyond the control of the arts organisation. Hamish Glen explains how the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry handled an unexpected delay in reopening....
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Successful engagement with the public is the key to successful capital redevelopment, argues Katherine Wood. Firstsite was established in 1993 with the ultimate goal of building a new leisure...
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Arts charities could make more use of individual donations. Mahmood Reza considers the tax implications of giving to arts organisations.
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ArtsProfessional reveals the career paths of the sectors senior managers. Paul Kaynes Chief Executive, Audiences Central (since 1997) During almost nine years this has felt like three different...
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Arts Council England administrative spending increases by 7.5%, with overspend on IT and staff numbers increasing. Administrative costs at Arts Council England (ACE) increased by 7.5% to £48.3m last...
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The arts have an important role to play in helping young people engage with society. Virginia Haworth-Galt explains. How many young people in England are currently categorised as NEET (not in...
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A study designed to provide evidence of the economic and social returns generated by Blackpools Grand Theatre has concluded that, despite limited interest in the arts among the local community,...
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Jan Ford, Marketing and Audience Development Manager at Eastern Orchestral Board and Orchestras Live, bookmarks her favourite sites. 1. http://www.moneysavingexpert.com Run by financial...
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In his introduction to Arts Council Englands (ACE) accounts for the last financial year, the Chair, Sir Christopher Frayling asks How many public bodies can honestly say, hand on heart, that they...
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As Western economies shift their focus from manufacturing to creating and selling experiences to consumers, opportunities will emerge for arts organisations. Howard Raynor explains.
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Artistic Director, Philip Parr (pictured), will be leaving the Swaledale Festival after six years. He will continue as Director of the Bath Shakespeare Festival, and will be pursuing other...
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From Anne Millman, Director, Matthews Millman Ltd, Board Member, VocalEyes I was very pleased to see the issues around Inclusive Marketing so high on the agenda in ArtsProfessional (Issue 129, 11...
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Widespread cuts in arts spending across local authorities in England and Wales have been revealed in the latest figures from an annual survey by nalgao, the national association of local government...
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Open Rehearsal, a series of events that will enable the public to experience life behind the scenes in Londons theatre, music, opera and dance venues, will run from 29 September to 1 October....
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Warning signals about future Government arts budgets have been issued by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), currently in the midst of a Spending Review which will determine its...
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A new package of funding and activity is being made available to help music educators deliver the Governments Music Manifesto. Announced by Schools Minister, Andrew Adonis, and Culture Minister,...
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A campaign to open up Londons cultural attractions to disabled people has been launched by disability arts development organisation, Shape. The Open the Door campaign, which has enlisted the...
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Demands for information by funders mean that arts organisations need to know the number of disabled people their services are reaching. Paul Cater suggests some box office techniques that can...
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Paul Kelly and Matthew Blades question the value of tick-box performance evaluation and advocate a more creative way to develop local authority cultural services. It is perhaps the sign of a sector...
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Applications that harness the power of the Internet hold great potential for all staff in arts organisations. Jessica Kosmack explains. Arts organisations are getting web savvy. In an increasingly...
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Police action possible over missing works of art from 1,200-piece ACNI collection. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) has come in for swingeing criticism over the management of its £2.7m...
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Museums have a growing online presence and managing this well can help engage with audiences beyond their physical visit, says Silvia Filippini Fantoni. Fulfilling their mission to reach new and...
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Kinetica, the first museum in the UK for kinetic art, will open in London on 6 October. The 7,200 sq ft museum, located within a new building over two floors in the Old Spitalfields Market, will...
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As well as marketing and promoting work, the Internet can be used to enhance artistic experiences. Sydney Thornbury describes one initiative aiming to do just that. When I created WebPlay six...

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