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A fully searchable archive of data on a wide range of aspects of arts and cultural policy has been launched in the US at Princeton University. Designed for use by researchers, policy-makers and...
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A poster campaign being run by the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York is aiming to challenge the traditional image of volunteering and recruit more young people as volunteers. Designed to...
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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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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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The fifth annual Refugee Week festival is set to take place across the UK, featuring over 300 public events including music, dance and visual arts from across the world, as well as theatre and film...
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Ten years ago a contemporary arts programme began at the Wordsworth Trust, writes Will Carr. The programme has grown to incorporate three main strands: two writers and one artist currently hold...
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The latest research from marketing:arts (p3) has neatly quantified something that arts marketers have been aware of ever since computerised box office systems enabled them to track precisely who...
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Television and radio have always presented huge opportunities for the arts. Recent controversy over the declining quantity and quality of terrestrial arts television make broadcasting, including...
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Lorna Dolan (pictured) has been appointed Arts Editor of The Financial Times. She was previously the newspaper?s deputy home news editor, and started at the FT in 1995 on the night news-editing...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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Scotland?s large-scale theatres have joined forces in an attempt to provide Scottish audiences with better access to a wider range of high quality arts and entertainment. The new partnership, known...
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The first ever Gulbenkian Prize for museums and galleries has been awarded to the National Centre for Citizenship and the Law (NCCL), housed in the Galleries of Justice in Nottingham. A unanimous...
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A practical guide to setting up and running arts projects in the community, has been published by Slough Borough Council. The guide, Art...
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Research just published by Coventry-based marketing:arts suggests that arts venues have been achieving disappointingly low levels of customer retention, with 64% of bookers having attended a venue...
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In recognition of its groundbreaking work in the field of theatre for children, theatre-rites is to be supported over the next three years by The Baring Foundation. The funding will enable the...
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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...
From issue 50
Lee Corner explains how the new Code of Practice for the Visual Arts lays foundations for good relationships between artists and the arts professionals with whom they work. The National Artists?...
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The progress of 15 Lottery capital projects funded by Arts Council England (ACE) has again come under scrutiny with the publication of a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The...

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