From issue 08
Arts development company Blue Cactus is offering to create and host a free web page to anyone involved in delivering arts to a local community. Set up initially to utilise some of the spare capacity...
From issue 08
Peter Stark believes that the Arts Council of England?s restructuring proposals place at risk the most effective elements of the arts funding system to achieve hypothetical efficiency gains, and sees...
From issue 08
Those with long memories or some knowledge of the history of post-war politics of arts funding laughed wryly at how the whirligig of time wreaks its revenges, writes Sue Isherwood. In the early 1950s...
From issue 08
Has anyone out there been through the Theatre Review; an Arts for Everyone project bid; a Capital Lottery bid; the Fixed Term Funding Review; a Regional Arts Lottery Programme bid; a bid to the New...
From issue 08
Review by Janet Summerton, who is a researcher and writer, and runs the Arts and Cultural Management programme at the University of Sussex. (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2001, ISBN 0 903319 94 2...
From issue 08
What sort of legal issues should you consider if you are setting up a representative body or reviewing the operation of an existing body? Sean Egan explores the options. Representative bodies cover...
From issue 07
Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has expressed its full support for proposals to create a National Theatre for Scotland, and is to prepare a case to the Scottish Executive for extra money to fund its...
From issue 07
Review by Liz Hill Published by Public Arts (2001, ISBN 0- 95540748-0 e: [email protected]) Designed to ?provide a taste of the breadth of contemporary art in the public realm?, and aimed...
From issue 07
Under a new agreement between the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and the National Museum of Photography, Film...
From issue 07
Dundee Rep Theatre is to be home to Scottish Dance Theatre (SDT), Scotland?s principal contemporary dance company, which has won a Scottish Arts Council Lottery Capital award of over £660,000 to...
From issue 07
Further details of the Arts Council of England's plans for restructuring the country's arts funding system have been issued with the publication of 'Working Together for the Arts', a document outlining the proposed structures, estimated time-scales and likely costs of merging the efforts of England's national and regional funding bodies.
From issue 07
ArtsProfessional issue 6 and its section on ?Participation? led me to mull over the implications of this word. The articles appear to adopt the very common assumption in the professional arts world...
From issue 07
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has received a further £2.5m from the Arts Council of England as a step towards securing a more stable future for the orchestra, which over the past two...
From issue 07
If the arts are to play an important role in improving the well-being of those in hospital and in reinforcing government messages about healthy lifestyles, Mike White argues that substantial evidence...
From issue 07
Tonic is the arts and environments programme founded in 1992 for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, writes Josie Aston. We are a registered charity and our mission is ?to use the arts to...
From issue 07
More and more artists are working in healthcare settings such as hospitals and healthy living centres. However, up to this point, there have been few if any systematic attempts to understand what...
From issue 07
The Policy Studies Institute (PSI) has published a damning indictment of the quality of government statistics about the impact and value of cultural activity. Based on their study of activity across...
From issue 07
The National Network for the Arts in Health (NNAH) has been established to share and extend information and resources in the rapidly expanding field of arts and health, writes Lara Ellen Dose. It...
From issue 07
Arts Minister Tessa Jowell has publicly backed proposals from the Arts Council of England (ACE) to restructure the funding system, abolishing the Regional Arts Boards and creating a single-tier...
From issue 07
Culture has always been an important motive for travel, and the relative importance of tourism in an area will significantly influence the output and programming of artists and arts organisations....
From issue 07
At last someone has officially blown the gaff. The process of gathering information in an attempt to draw a portrait of the subsidised cultural sector has clearly been so problematic for researchers...
From issue 07
Tourists may not have placed Gateshead among the UK?s top ten cultural centres until now, but that is all set to change with the opening in March 2002 of BALTIC, a major new centre for contemporary...
From issue 07
FACT, the Foundation for Art...
From issue 07
The visual arts venues in both Bristol and Birmingham are amongst the most highly respected in the country, says Helen Tobias. Their programmes of permanent and visiting exhibitions offer visitors...
From issue 07
Salisbury Festival, which was subject to an investigation by the Charities Commission for providing financial support for its non-charitable trading subsidiary, has been praised for the efforts it...

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