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An annual business plan competition is to be made available to researchers through the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB). The winning plan will receive £25,000, and the other four £5,000 each...
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A report and directory have been published by West Midlands Arts following research into the links between Early Years groups, artists and arts organisations. The directory lists artists and arts...
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Thank you for giving such prominence to the Eclipse Report (ArtsProfessional issue 24, April 22). The other week, I found a second-hand copy of Tunde Ikoli?s Scrape Off The Black, and read for the...
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Thanks for your feature on Common Purpose (ArtsProfessional issue 24, April 22), an organisation which believes, like Y Touring, that all individuals hold within them the ability to promote change...
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Many artists have shied away from the corporate market in the past but for many it has represented an excellent opportunity to sell and develop their work. Peter Harris outlines some recent research...
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Why would a company choose to commission artists to create new pieces for them? asks Sue Cullen. In Experian?s case there were a number of influences which spurred the company (suppliers of...
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The value of arts sponsorship in the UK has suffered a dramatic decline, according to the annual statistics published by Arts...
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Since Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) opened three years ago it has established itself as an exciting contemporary arts organisations with a reputation for innovation and imagination in its work in...
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The world premiere of ?Festus?, a new community opera on the theme of the multiethnic traditions of feasting, is being performed at Glasgow?s Tramway and Edinburgh?s Traverse Theatre this month....
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Professor J Hugh Davidson has recently completed a two-year research study on how to make vision and values really work in organisations. He concludes that companies can learn a lot from arts...
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The new fashion for major sponsorship deals to be clinched on the back of ?corporate social responsibility? benefits rather than the ?corporate hospitality? and ?brand building? of years gone by is...
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In commercial organisations and even in other not-for-profit sectors, evaluation tends to be seen as part of a dynamic, on-going process; something that guides, influences, and even inspires. Why...
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Adrian Noble, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced that he will not be renewing his contract when it expires in March 2003. He has worked with...
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It was the stipulation by the Heritage Lottery Fund that institutions must consult the public that has wrought the biggest change in attitudes and energy toward market research amongst the museums...
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The first UK trial of SMS Mobile Ticketing for the performing arts has taken place for a performance of Stomp at Sadler?s Wells. The trial, which was run by Sadler?s Wells in collaboration with...
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For twenty years Big Brum Theatre in Education has been working with children and teachers, mainly in the West Midlands, writes Jane Woddis. Central to the development of its work is a commitment...
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Running a shop, be it in a museum or gallery, or in an opera house or theatre, can prove both profitable for the arts organisation and rewarding and enjoyable for the customer. But how can you make...
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The New Art Gallery Walsall opened in February 2000, embracing the philosophy that visitors should be invited wherever possible to participate and express their own creativity in different ways. The...
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When people think of Shakespeare?s Globe on Backside in London, the summer theatre season with visions of Artistic Director Mark Rylance on the stage usually spring to mind. (This summer,...
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Since its founding in 1989, more than 60,000 people have been involved in the independent educational organisation Common Purpose and over 12,000 leaders from every area of the UK, including hundreds...
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Baroness Genista McIntosh is the Executive Director of the Royal National Theatre and has been Chair of the South London advisory group for Common Purpose. She is currently a trustee of the Civilia...
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The Arts Marketing Association (AMA) conference is held for three days at the end of each July, explains Pam Henderson. Around 400 people from across the UK cultural sector attend. The evaluation...
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A strategy which aims to combat racism in theatre and develop opportunities for Black, Asian and Chinese artists and arts professionals to work in English theatres has been published by the Arts...
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Joined up thinking, seeing the bigger picture, and thinking outside the box. Like many professions, the arts world has been infiltrated with government buzzwords, writes Iona Horsburgh.These phrases...
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A pilot text messaging project to develop youth audiences for Plymouth-based arts and leisure organisations has been launched by South West Arts Marketing in collaboration with direct marketing...

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