From issue 95
Alan Brown identifies the global trends in audience behaviour that promise to overturn conventional wisdom about the presentation of the arts. Arts participation occurs against a backdrop of...
From issue 95
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From issue 95
Andrew McIntyre and Helen Dunnett offer a new approach to audience development. Five years ago the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra was in trouble. Two decades of ?status quo? marketing...
From issue 95
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has mapped out its plans for the next five years in a document called Living Life to the Full. Widely seen as New Labour?s effective culture...
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In 2003, Arts Council England established partnership agreements as a mechanism for working with local authorities. Tony Witton looks at how they are shaping up. When I sat down to write this...
From issue 94
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has called for the abolition of the Scottish Arts Council and the establishment of a Scottish Academy to have a ?refining function? on arts policy, overall control...
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Half of the recent performances of Winnie the Pooh at the 1,900-seat Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) have included an inter-active introduction in Welsh. Judith Isherwood, Chief Executive of WMC said...
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A shake-up in funding structures has enabled Belfast City Council to offer funding to a number of new arts organisations for the next financial year. A further eleven organisations, including Ulster...
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A seminar on health and safety issues relating to public art commissioning will be presented by Public Art South West on 12 April in Taunton. e: pasw@artscouncil.org.uk The Royal Shakespeare...
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The growing debate about cultural entitlement has been brought to a sharp focus by Scotland?s Culture Commission. Claire Downs of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) argues that in...
From issue 94
Scotland?s First Minister has established a Cultural Commission to investigate ways of making the arts a democratic right for all members of society. Jim Tough outlines the Scottish Arts Council?s...
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Access to art is vital, argues Hilary Gresty. Here, she presents the case for art as a tool to generate an empowered, visually literate, culturally confident and creative society. Tate Modern is the...
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Cultural entitlement is what informs Derby Playhouse?s access programme. Fiona Wallace reveals how this fresh approach to increasing access to theatre has seen the number of attendances at the...
From issue 94
The fourth in a series of articles looking at the work of Creative Partnerships around the country, this issue looks at how the experience of professional photographers can bring a different way of...
From issue 94
Funding increases of at least 2.75% and above for the majority of Arts Council England?s regularly funded clients in the three-year period to March 2008. A funding strategy that will ?ensure a...
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Hull based photographer Rich Wiles built his reputation among the debris of the Palestinian cities of Hebron and Bethlehem . His gritty black and white images captured a people trying to live...
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Hundreds of works of art have been transported across Kent over the past six weeks as part of a long distance mail art project. ?Blueprint: You?ve Got Mail?, co-ordinated by the Metropole...
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Creative Partnerships is a government- funded programme, delivered through Arts Council England, that aims to give schoolchildren in deprived areas throughout England the opportunity to develop...
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As you might expect, the Government has pulled a neat electoral trick with its recent financial decision-making. By assigning standstill funding to the arts (p1) while allowing others to bask in the...
From issue 94
Christopher Frayling, Chair of Arts Council England (ACE) recently argued that it is political expediency that has led to the arts being overlooked. In the light of recent funding announcements,...
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Douglas Irvine (pictured) formerly Artistic Co-Director has become Artistic Producer of Scottish theatre company Visible Fictions. Kathryn McDowell will be joining London Symphony Orchestra as...
From issue 94
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From issue 94
From Kim Evans, Acting Chief Executive, Arts Council England In recent weeks, the efficiency savings achieved by Arts Council England as a result of the restructuring of the arts funding system...
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ArtsProfessional finds out how the sector?s managers and directors made it to where they are today! Managing Director ? London Calling Arts Ltd (2004?to date) London Calling was founded just over...
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The arts have received an unexpected fillip in the Chancellor?s budget statement with the allocation of £12m to ?promote excellence in management and leadership within the arts?. The cash, which will...

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