From issue 26
The Bass Museum of Brewing in Burton upon Trent, situated in the East Midlands, is well out of the way of the traditional visitor and tourist hot-spots. Consequently, the museum?s marketing...
From issue 26
A major review of 450 venues? websites against a set of clear criteria has pointed to some basic principles that all arts website creators should bear in mind. Bob Wallis highlights the key elements...
From issue 25
A major international arts, culture, heritage and education centre is to be developed in Tower Hamlets. The project will transform two disused warehouse buildings to create a culturally diverse...
From issue 25
ARTS SERVICES St Helens Creative Industries Initiative: http://www.creative-insthelens.org Database of artists and creative industries; Commercial and domestic commissions; Arts in education;...
From issue 25
The Little Angel Theatre, one of only two purpose-built puppet theatres in England, has been forced to close to the public after 40 years of continuous operation. The closure has resulted from the...
From issue 25
A Queen?s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category has been conferred upon Theatre Projects Consultants, a London-based company that works with arts organisations, governments and...
From issue 25
Arts and museums education charity the Clore Duffield Foundation is exploring the possibility of setting up a new institute to promote leadership skills in the arts and cultural sector. The Trustees...
From issue 25
The Royal National Theatre?s most traditional auditorium, the Lyttelton, is being transformed by a new seating arrangement, creating greater intimacy between actor and audience. Starting this month...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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 findings on corporate art collections in the UK and urges artists to take advantage of the exciting opportunities on offer.
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
The value of arts sponsorship in the UK has suffered a dramatic decline, according to the annual statistics published by Arts...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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....
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 25
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...
From issue 24
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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