From issue 35
?The real world?, a new report examining the state of the crafts sector in the South West, has concluded that makers should have better access to national resources and greater recognition from...
From issue 35
Oxford Stage Company (OSC) has established a reciprocal promotional link with restaurant group PizzaExpress for its autumn production of After The Dance. PizzaExpress aims to encourage closer, local...
From issue 35
The second Scottish Arts Marketers Forum takes place on October 31 in Edinburgh. Aimed at marketing specialists working in professional organisations across all artforms, the event offers the...
From issue 34 Feature
This week ArtsProfessional welcomes Mahmood Reza of Pro Active Accounting to host an occasional column discussing some of the financial issues that face arts organisations.
From issue 34
There has been much controversy surrounding the recent VAT case involving London Zoo and HM Customs and Excise (C...
From issue 34
A £40m initiative to give thousands of school children in deprived areas throughout England the opportunity to engage with creative learning and participate in cultural activities, has been formally...
From issue 34
From any perspective, English Touring Opera (ETO) has a pretty good thing to do: to bring opera productions to cities and towns that usually don?t get other subsidised opera, and to work with the...
From issue 34
The world?s largest cork sculpture has been unveiled at the Eden Project in Cornwall. Created by artist Robert Bradford for the RSPB, the sculpture of a Spanish imperial eagle is made from some of...
From issue 34
I can almost hear you say it, writes Jim Robertson. ?Oh no, here it comes again? - that tired old mantra we have been hearing for almost 10 years now in the arts. ?CHANGE. CHANGE?. The changes...
From issue 34
Prize-giving is a very interesting preoccupation in the arts. Barely a week goes by without a new announcement of cash to reward artistic endeavour deemed by experts as being particularly...
From issue 34
Sean Egan answers some initial questions for arts organisations contemplating a merger, and to explain the legal implications of this. In the wake of the Arts Council of England?s spending review...
From issue 34
David Emerson (pictured), Senior Executive Officer of the Theatrical Management Association since the creation of this post in 1996, is leaving to become Chief Executive of the Association of...
From issue 34
Title Marketing Manager Organisation macrobert Phone 01786 467155 Email c.l.french@stir.ac.uk How long in post? Just over a year What does your organisation do? macrobert produces and...
From issue 34
The Arts Council of England?s ?decibel? project (formerly known as the Diversity Project) is working with x.trax, Manchester's international performance showcase, to present a major national event...
From issue 34
A new report mapping out the predicted impact of new digital technology for the film industry has concluded that the UK lags behind the US and other European countries in its adoption of digital film...
From issue 34
Although around four out of five adults in Scotland take part in some form of arts or cultural activity, adult participation has fallen from 85% of the population in 1998 to 78%, according to a...
From issue 34
A new prize worth £100,000 to its winner is to be funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The annual Gulbenkian Prize will replace the ?Museum of the Year? title and aims is to reward "the most...
From issue 34
Oval House, which is housed in an "unassuming brick building more reminiscent of a municipal community centre than a cutting-edge theatre space", is to re-invent itself with new packaging: a seventy...
From issue 34
The Lowry, one of the UK?s leading arts centres, has entered into a three-year partnership with the radio station Classic FM. The station will support various production and the two organisations...
From issue 34
While we in the arts are convinced of the opportunities the arts can create for children and young people, the message has yet to reach and impress itself upon the wider business community. ?Arts...
From issue 34
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From issue 34
Praised for its beautiful acoustics, the main hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is one of the most famous concert halls in the world, says Jan Dieters. This privately funded building was...
From issue 34
I founded Motionhouse Dance Theatre in 1988 with Kevin Finnan, writes Louise Richards. From doing everything ourselves ? workshops, performances and admin ? we now employ five dancers and two...
From issue 33
BOOKSHOP SAM?s Books is a specialist supplier of books for arts professionals. For further information and invoicing, t/f: 01883 345011 e: books@sam-arts.demon.co.uk, w: http://www.sam-arts.demon....
From issue 33
New guidance for museums and galleries has been published by The Charity Commission in its report ?Museums and Art Galleries?, which draws attention to the criteria that must be met for an...

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