Arts sector is “scaremongering” says Minister

Ed Vaizey
14 Mar 2013

Vaizey's rejects any notion of 'the arts in crisis' but local authority survey findings tell a different story.

British Council invests in British arts via global programme

word flags
08 Mar 2013

Some of the £7m cash injection will be used to develop and market cultural skills abroad.

Eleven bids for City of Culture 2017

08 Mar 2013

The winner of the coveted title will be announced in June.

artsdepot’s HE partnership secures its future

artsdepot front
08 Mar 2013

Financial sustainability can be achieved by creating a permanent home for a vocational arts college.

Arts Council of Wales opens artform conversation

Wales Millennium Centre
07 Mar 2013

Dialogue with artists, the arts sector, participants, Assembly members, representative bodies and audience members is underpinning forthcoming arts strategy decisions.

Belfast bucks the trend

05 Mar 2013

The City Council’s new funding stream offers 27% more than was available through previous scheme.

Sector misses out on the ‘big data opportunity’

28 Feb 2013

A philosophy of dependence, subsidy and market failure are divorcing the cultural sector from the benefits of data-driven policy and strategy, says Nesta report.

Ixia survey suggests slump in public art sector

Powerless Structures
28 Feb 2013

Employment prospects diminish further as the value of the sector shrinks again.

Watershed to abandon print in favour of online and social media

26 Feb 2013

A monthly events brochure is now seen as a “luxury none of us can afford.”

Public to have their say on Creative Scotland

25 Feb 2013

Five meetings across Scotland will inform decisions on the balance between the arts, screen and creative industries.

EXCLUSIVE: ACE foots a £0.5 million staff sabbatical bill

Rubber stamp and ink
22 Feb 2013

Seven of those taking sabbaticals through until June will then be made redundant and will not be returning to the Arts Council.

Byre Theatre goes dark owing around £200k

Byre Theatre
21 Feb 2013

Poor trading in recent months was enough to push the ailing theatre over the edge.

Brewhouse closes leaving touring companies out of pocket

Brewhouse Theatre
21 Feb 2013

An eight-year history of unstable public funding has finally pushed the venue beyond its limits.

ACE distributes legacy funding

chamber orchestra
20 Feb 2013

Almost £1m will be shared by three music organisations as ACE responds to the final wishes of an arts benefactor.


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