The New Art Gallery Walsall, Segedunum Roman Fort near Newcastle and Wythall Transport Museum are among the institutions that have secured a favourable re-evaluation of their business rates in the wake of York Museums Trust’s successful appeal in 2017.
Shadow Culture Secretary Tom Watson has urged Theresa May to put the new Culture Secretary on her cabinet’s Brexit subcommittee to ensure the sector continues to be heard at the highest levels of policymaking.
Just 1% of children’s books in Britain star a Black or Minority Ethnic (BAME) character, and only 4% feature BAME characters at all, according to research by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
27 artists and art lecturers are taking their cases against the National Gallery to an employment tribunal, claiming they have been unfairly dismissed and asking to be recognised as employees rather than freelancers.
The Musicians’ Union and the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) have called for all organisations to support their newly-produced set of principles and tackle sexism and harassment across the sector.