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Heather Maitland sees too many arts organisations squandering opportunities to use their customer databases for effective audience development. I come across too many organisations that are not...
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A long-term strategy for youth music in Scotland has been launched by the Scottish Arts Council and the Scottish Executive, laying out a vision that places participation in music-making at its core....
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A fusion of digital activity and street art is aiming to generate local media coverage and build a diverse audience for the UK's first major international urban art exhibition, Spank the Monkey....
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Attendance and participation in the arts and an interest in reading are closely linked with social engagement, according to a recently published report by the National Endowment for the Arts, the...
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The Charities Bill has received Royal Assent following a two-year journey through Parliament which ended with a debate in the House of Lords earlier this month. Known as the Charities Act 2006, this...
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A resource aimed at helping cultural websites stand out from the crowd has been launched by Culture Online. ProjectsETC includes case studies, practical guidance and comment pieces specifically...
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From David Dixon, Director, DixonRaines Ltd. and The Phone Room Ltd. The article A Business Like any Other by Jon Harris in AP132 contains so many errors of fact and baseless assertions that Id...
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Helen James explores the landscape of contemporary photography, and the challenges that face those who inhabit it. Photography has a special place in the portfolio of visual art. Since it was...
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Louise Clements outlines the impact the Format photography festival has had on Derby and the East Midlands. For the past two years, the Format photography festival has presented a wide range of...
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The number of artist photographers in the UK is growing and opportunities for photographers are increasing, but Anna Reid argues that challenges still remain. This autumn, the UK has been graced...
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James Blackman, Co-Director of Creative Learning at the Lyric Hammersmith, names the people whove influenced his career in the arts. Peter...
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Amid all the attention that is given to measuring the impact of the arts, Nick Pollard argues that its possible to overlook the simple pleasure of participation. Participating in the voluntary arts...
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Year-long arts debate will attempt to shift Arts Council Englands traditional focus away from supply and towards demand. A large-scale public inquiry involving focus groups, meetings and one-to-...
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Arts Council Englands revamped National Office has done away with the dedicated Touring Department. A risky strategy, argues Jodi Myers. Some companies exist to tour, some tour to exist and some...
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Plans are underway for Scottish Ballet to create a unique multi-arts production and presentation centre by building on an unused part of the Tramway site (pictured) in Glasgows inner city and by...
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In the first of a new occasional series offering senior arts professionals an opportunity to reflect on the industry, Peter Stark suggests that careers in the arts cannot be measured through linear...
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A ground-breaking refugee theatre season taking place in Manchester later this month is proving to be a sell-out success. The Exodus Onstage season is the first theatre festival in the UK to...
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A new data-sharing partnership between 24 Hour Museum and tourism agency VisitBritain means that the latest information on museum and gallery events will be incorporated into all of the 46 websites...
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Musicians should be forced to tell audiences if they are miming and music should be made a core curriculum subject in schools, according to a new report commissioned by the Musicians Union (MU) and...
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The Government has given the go ahead for the development of a National Skills Academy for the Live Performing Arts and Music to be based in Thurrock, Thames Gateway. The academy will offer...
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An in-depth analysis of theatres social impact has attempted to identify the factors which can help companies achieve specific personal, communal or political purposes. The research, commissioned...
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Scotlands non-national museums and galleries are to be recognised for the first time through a new scheme that aims to make sure that important collections are identified, cared for, protected and...
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Thousands of artists around Britain are struggling to produce work in difficult conditions. Matthew Rooke looks at what constitutes a decent workspace for an artist. If you are an arts...
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Moving into new workspace can make all the difference to an arts organisation. Sarah Kennedy and Tim Wheeler assess the impact of Mind the Gaps move into a new home. At 18 years old, Mind the Gap is...
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Anna Rubycz lets us in on her online haunts. 1. http://www.enyan.co.uk Cheeky I know...

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