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Months ago I was setting up my first ever visual arts exhibition and I was going to cause a storm, explains George Longland. In partnership with a local gallery we decided to select ten graduate...
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How should arts organisations approach PR when their stakeholders (including the media) turn against them, asks Helen Scott Lidgett? The emphasis is often on what you can keep out of the press rather...
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The dramatic haemorrhage of corporate support for the arts, revealed this time last year in a research report published by Arts...
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Julia Potts questions the extent to which arts organisations succeed at seeking and responding to children?s opinions about the activities provided for them. Whether we work in schools, provide...
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?Faltered States?, a collaboration between poetry promoters Apples...
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Lynn Blackadder dispels some of the myths of cultural volunteering, and explains how to get volunteer programmes right. Opinion remains divided as to whether arts organisations should set off down...
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Since the very early stages in its development, the Imperial War Museum North (IWM North) has aimed to appeal to people from all walks of life and to engender a sense of ownership among the local...
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The use of volunteers to help steward Front of House areas at The Lowry was always a critical element in its business plan, explains Victoria Talbot. The reasons for this were two-fold: to help keep...
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Gillian Bates takes a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelancer in the arts. E?d Out Regular readers of this column will know that I sometimes struggle with new technology. So now...
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Easier and more equal access to arts funding has been promised to artists and arts organisations as the former Arts Council of England officially joins forces with the former Regional Arts Boards to...
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Kieran Cooper celebrates the versatility of the spreadsheet. Can I get a graph of that? I first discovered spreadsheets about 12 years ago, and it would be no exaggeration to say that this...
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A £10m purpose-built cultural centre opens this week, providing a focal point in the £110m redevelopment of the Ropewalks district of Liverpool. The centre will provide a home to FACT, the...
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Simon Kensdale is right: capital projects are quasi-religious undertakings (ArtsProfessional issue 43, p10). But, before he gets totally depressed by the notion that UK regions don't have ?the urge?...
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So the deed is done, and Arts Council England is officially born (p1). Some sections of the press would have you believe the most important consequence of this is the expenditure on a new logo. Not...
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I agree with much that Vanessa Hart says (ArtsProfessional issue 43, p16), and especially her point about making sure that the younger generation?s initial taste of live performance is a positive one...
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Arts About Manchester has announced that Ivan Wadeson is to succeed Alex Saint as its new Chief Executive. For the past four years, he has been Marketing Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre and...
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Dealing with print is a daily occurrence in the lives of most arts professionals, but few of us have any formal training or real understanding of the printing process. Michael Smith advises how you...
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Huntingdon Hall, the Worcester-based live music venue, is set to re-open Worcester?s Swan Theatre which closed as a producing house at the end of last month following the announcement of funding cuts...
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In November 2002, the Lighthouse Media Centre organised the first Hospital Festival in Brighton. There were eight installations at a number of formal and informal gallery settings, a wide range of...
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Five years after it was awarded £12.4m of Lottery funding, Shakespeare?s Globe has been praised in an independent review carried out on behalf of Arts Council England for fulfilling all of its...
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One of the joys of wandering into the foyer of any decent arts centre or small theatre is the plethora of posters advertising their current and future programme. Acres of A4, A3 and even A2 artwork...
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A £1m scheme funding innovative arts projects that engage the public with medical and scientific advances in the field of biomedical science has been set up by The Wellcome Trust. In the first...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) is to rationalise its funding application processes and reduce the number of its Committees, whilst bringing in independent experts to inform decision-making....
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Review by Nick Jones, who works on arts and cultural development projects in Cumbria and is a member of Cumbria Cultural Concourse (The Robert Gordon University 2002, ISBN: 1 901 085 69 4 £10.00 [£13...

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