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The National Audit Office has launched an investigation into the work of NESTA, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. The focus of its research will be on awareness of the...
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From family snapshots to magazine images of celebrities in their luxury homes, we can?t escape the power of the photograph. Helen Cadwallader explores the latest developments in photography as an...
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Co-organised by the Natural History Museum and BBC Wildlife magazine, the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is a prestigious event worldwide. The winning and highly commended...
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In February and March of this year ?Unknown Pleasures: Unwrapping the Royal Photographic Society Collection? was shown at the National Museum of Photography, Film...
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There are major changes afoot for the arts on BBC TV ? new programmes, new series, new presenters and new perspectives. BBC One?s major new arts strand, Imagine, which launched this month, and The...
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Young conservatives Michael Bewick reflects on what young audiences really want Youth ? the chimera of audience development ? or not. We are continually told that we want them ? in our audience...
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Following the announcement last week that Liverpool has been chosen as the UK?s nomination for European Capital of Culture in 2008, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published a...
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Review by Brian Whitehead (Mitchell Beazley 2003, ISBN 1 84000 683 8, £20.00) For an amateur photographer such as myself, the advent of highly advanced digital camera technology and the associated...
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The UK tour of Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, the first major production under the Eclipse theatre initiative, has concluded at Nottingham Playhouse, where the generation of new audiences has exceeded...
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Most artistic professionals are familiar with the juggling act needed to earn a living whilst progressing their careers, and the UK?s tax and benefits system often seems to work against them. Ann...
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Persistently accused of ?dumbing down? by the chattering classes, the world?s most respected broadcaster sits precariously between the devil and the deep blue sea when it comes to arts programming...
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Where arts organisations take on staff an essential first question is to determine whether these workers are employed or self-employed, writes Mahmood Reza. This is called a ?status test?, and it...
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Tom Morris, Artistic Director of BAC since 1995, is to join the National Theatre as one of its two Associate Directors in January 2004. Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust has appointed Gemma...
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Kieran Cooper considers the alternative technologies that can help you keep in touch when you?re out of the office ?I?m away from my desk at the moment? As often happens, I?m writing this article...
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Full details of the roll-out of the government-funded Creative Partnerships programme have been unveiled. Nine new locations are due to be admitted into the scheme in phase 2, starting in 2004, and a...
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Edinburgh International Book Festival, established 1983 w: http://www.edbookfest.co.uk How it all began? Edinburgh?s festivals had everything ? the world?s best music, opera, dance, film, theatre...
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The Museums Association (MA) has published proposals for a new scheme under which every school child would have the opportunity to participate in a paid-for visit to a museum or gallery every year....
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Applications are now being invited for a new award from NESTA, the National Endowment for Science, Technology. ?Dream Time? awards are designed to give individuals with outstanding track records the...
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Laura Drane explores the need for professional development in the voluntary arts sector, and considers how appropriate provision can be made. Who are you calling an amateur? Given that the word...
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Last year I wanted to do some external training that would help me widen my knowledge in the museums and arts field, writes Hamish MacGillivray. My employer, Croydon Council, has a good job review...
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I started my career as a Box Office trainee, explains Samantha Budge. I had no arts management experience, and was fortunate that my line manager was happy for me to constantly ask questions about...
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Yorkshire Museums Libraries and Archives Council (YMLAC) is always on the look out for training courses to develop managers across its region, explains Neil Bennison. With this in mind, and tasked...
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The central government social inclusion agenda has had an impact on heritage organisations as well as those in the arts. Sue Hayton reports on one project involving young people, which may provide...
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The Leicester Haymarket Theatre, which is currently facing debts of around £450,000, is to close its building to the public while attempts are made to resolve its financial problems. A programme of...
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Historic Scotland has produced an annual events programme since 1993 with music, drama and the arts forming an integral part of the agenda. The Events Unit exists, at least in part, to further the...

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