From issue 16
It is great to see balanced regional coverage and I have enjoyed your publication since discovering it last year. However would you please desist from your inaccurate reference to the National...
From issue 16
Though the arts world likes to think of itself as progressive, open-minded, forward-looking, this is not the experience of many people trying to join and succeed in the profession. Charlotte Jones...
From issue 16
ITC is the Management Association for 500 performing arts organisations throughout the UK. It is committed to promoting good management practice in the arts and as part of its work in pursuing this...
From issue 16
?Adults were always saying that to me ?when I was a kid...?, says Roger Lang, and, boy, did it infuriate me. When I became an adult, I fully expected never to encounter such crushing nonsense again...
From issue 16
?Glass Ceilings?, a research report examining the barriers to entry and progression currently confronting Black and Asian administrators and managers working in the performing arts, is to be...
From issue 16
In the past twenty years, the proportion of men aged 50 to 65 not in work has doubled, writes Jane Dawes. Many older people need to work, both emotionally and financially, and employers need them to...
From issue 16
A research study of U.S. performing arts groups finds declining revenues and an uncertain funding climate, as arts managers report the impact of the September 11 terrorist attacks on their...
From issue 16
Several visitors to this autumn?s Cheltenham Festival of Literature, as well as some authors taking part in events, felt that it was marked by a higher degree of active engagement on the part of...
From issue 16
Can Chris Ofili turn a crude and pornographic picture of interlocked genitalia into art just by cutting it out and fixing it to a canvas? Perhaps, says Bill Thompson, but only if he really means it....
From issue 16
The trouble with being a dance agency director is that you are frequently stuck in the middle of a fairly contentious debate within the dance industry ? between those who produce, those who present,...
From issue 16
Artists, troublesome folk that they often are, take their explorations into the darkest recesses of human activity, and the sex industry has proved to be as ripe an area for artistic enquiry as any...
From issue 16
Review by John Tomkins, former Lecturer in Sociology, South Bank University (Comedia, 2001, ISBN 1-837667-132 £9.00 [£11.72 inc. p...
From issue 16
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 16
Title: Director Name of Organisation: Open Theatre Company/The Shysters Theatre Company Length of service: Twelve Years Phone: 01905 620631 Email: [email protected] How long in present...
From issue 15
Flagship arts centre of the north and recent recipient of a £6.5m Lottery capital investment, Arc in Stockton-on-Tees has closed after failing to attract a rescue package from the Arts Council of...
From issue 15
Damien Hirst's 'Pharmacy' installation is being made available to an international online audience via Tate's BT-sponsored website. Pharmacy recreates the atmosphere of a pharmacy in a large...
From issue 15
The vulnerability of people who work in the arts to pressures from the external environment is drawn into sharp focus in this week 's ArtsProfessional, which carries news of the demise of Arc (p1)and...
From issue 15
Mike Terry is to join the Palace Theatre Watford as Project Manager for its Theatre Appeal. He was formerly Project Manager for the Ocean Music Trust, and for the construction of the Pavarotti Music...
From issue 15
Following a 12 month review of the UK's 72 National Training Organisations (NTOs), the Government has announced that NTOs are to be abolished and replaced by a smaller, more powerful set of...
From issue 15
x.trax, Manchester's annual showcase of street theatre, live art, visual theatre and music, has been forced to cancel its plans for a 2002 festival following Manchester City Council 's indecision...
From issue 15
Scottish Arts Council (SAC) Director, Tessa Jackson, has resigned, and left her post last week. No interviews are being granted in relation to her sudden departure, but speculation about her long-...
From issue 15
The Audit Committee of the Welsh National Assembly is to demand further explanations from the Arts Council of Wales (ACW)about its handling of the Lottery bid for Cardiff 's Centre for Visual Arts (...
From issue 15
The first Russian arts management magazine was launched last month, aimed at encouraging the professionalism of cultural management in Russian speaking areas. An English overview of the magazine's...
From issue 15
Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, on the isle of North Uist, has been named as the winner of the BURA Charitable Trust's 2001 award for Best Practice in Community Regeneration. North Uist...
From issue 15
Sara Selwood's defence of the Policy Studies Institute's 'The UK Cultural Sector' (ArtsProfessional, issue 12, October 22) made interesting reading. At the risk of sounding like Railtrack complaining...

Pages