Arts People
London Musical Theatre Orchestra (LMTO) has named STUART BARR its new Chair. Barr takes over from interim Chair LEE BOWMAN, who remains on the board.  Barr is CEO of Hey Maestro, a digital...
News
A museum in Switzerland will take down five paintings suspected of being looted by Nazis after new international guidelines were laid out earlier this year to aid restitution of art that was...
News
The Irish government has announced a pilot scheme to increase the number of workspaces for artists and musicians, with a €6m fund for local authorities. Announcing the government’s...
News
Acme said it hopes that by buying the Propeller Factory, it can develop the building to better meet the demand for affordable artists' studios in London.
News
Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art has announced that with “extreme sadness and sorrow”, it will close until October following its occupation by the student-led group Goldsmith’...
Arts People
EMILY BENN has been elected to lead Guildhall School of Music & Drama’s Board of Governors.  She takes over from GRAHAM PACKHAM and joins the senior leadership team alongside...
Arts People
Shropshire-based rural theatre company Pentabus has named a new chair and six new trustees. NUALA O’KANE, who is a former Chair of Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is the incoming chair...
Arts People
Three new trustees are joining the Palace Theatre & Opera House Trust. The trio are made up of LAURA WHITEHURST, Head of Creative Engagement and Contact, LIZ McCARTHY-NIELD, Director of...
Arts People
NICOLAS ZEKULIN and PAUL SHARP are joining Edinburgh International Festival as the festival’s heads of music and artistic management. Their appointments come in advance of the 2024 edition...
Arts People
The Core at Corby Cube has appointed DAVID MANNING as its new Chair of Trustees. Manning takes over from GARY TAIT, who stepped down in 2023 after 10 years as a board member and six years as Chair...
Arts People
PRS Foundation has appointed SUSANNAH SIMONS as Interim Chair alongside new Trustees JONATHAN AITKEN, SUZANNE HUGHES, CRISPIN HUNT, ALEX KASSNER and JOHN MINCH. Simons is currently Director of...
News
Arts Council England said the timing, nature and content of a letter critical of funding cuts imposed by the public body had 'caused it concern'.
Arts People
The Production Services Association has appointed LIZ MADDEN and TOM REES as its new co-Chairs, replacing DAVE KEIGHLEY, who steps down after four years. Madden takes the reins after more than...
News
Labour's general election manifesto says arts and music will 'no longer be the preserve of a privileged few', with the party pledging to boost creative education opportunities and introduce consumer protections on ticket resales.
News
If elected to parliament Green MPs would push for government investment of £5bn in community sports, arts and culture, the party has said. The party's general election manifesto,...
Feature
A new report into the challenges facing the museum and gallery sector has just been published. Rachael Browning outlines its key findings and the policy recommendations emerging from it.
News
Playwrights working under the Writers' Guild of Great Britain's (WGGB) minimum terms agreement will see a 4% increase in their fees, the union has announced. WGGB said the the new rates...
Opinion
Regardless of the setting, every school deserves a teacher who is afforded the space and professional trust to teach an inspiring arts curriculum, writes Steven Berryman.
News
Members of Compagnie Maguy Marin have also alleged they were subjected to 'aggressive' and 'intimidating' treatment by Sadler's Wells staff.
Feature
Failure is part of life. We all know this, creative folk perhaps better than most, says Katie Villa. But how can we learn to fail well?
Whoever wins the next election should take note of US President Franklin D Roosevelt's approach to arts funding during a decade of economic depression, writes Katy Hessel.
A recent cross-party report offered hope to grassroots music venues, says Adam Behr, but there are still a number of unresolved challenges awaiting the next government.
There is no more powerful way of opening minds than through an education in the arts, says Josh Berger, Chair of BRIT School, as he explains why school's not out for culture.
It's easier to pressurise a book festival to sever symbolic commercial ties than a business summit, reasons Robin McAlpine as he explores the complexity of corporate arts sponsorship.
In the race to adapt to an increasingly complicated economic and ethical environment, US museums must embrace new commercial endeavours, argues Natasha Degen. But which ones?

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