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An innovative regional theatre has used data and cloud technology to increase ticket sales and diversify its business model, explains Libby Penn.
Nicholas Penny, the outgoing management team of Chichester Festival Theatre and Whitworth Art Gallery’s Maria Balshaw are amongst the 1,163 recipients of this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Isn’t all theatre ‘community’ theatre, asks Sara Clifford as she explores why so many people write it off as just amateur, worthy and poor quality.
A new report finds that growing numbers of museum and gallery attenders are contributing nearly £900m to the Scottish economy, but organisations are staffed primarily by volunteers.
Outstanding projects in communication, engagement, and learning and participation have been highlighted at the prestigious annual awards.
Hannah Mitchell explains how arts organisations can achieve the desired ticket sales through significantly fewer emails.
In true Bertrand Russell style, Chrissie Tiller suggests that we turn the burden of proof on its head – and prove that the arts and culture are of no value to anyone.
Joint Executive Producer of Scottish Dance Theatre, Alice McGrath, looks back at her career to date.
A recent visual arts and museums project offered volunteers training to enable them to talk more knowledgably and confidently to visitors, says Carolyn Black.
Jodi Myers explores the complexities of musical theatre today and why it needs meaningful investment to give new work a greater chance of surviving.
Matt Baker explains how young people in the Chester area are being encouraged to get involved with theatre, dance and music, through a programme working closely with schools.
Free admission at DCMS-funded museums and galleries has helped boost visits by foreign tourists by almost 40% since 2008/9, while visits from within the UK have increased by just 3% during this same period.
How do you attract audiences to see contemporary dance companies that they may never have heard of? Jeanette Siddall has some ideas.
As the Lords debate shines a spotlight on the Government’s support of artists, Susan Jones reviews the current situation.
Can and should museums be playful places? Anna Bunney and Charlotte Derry believe so and are on a mission to discover how best to create the right conditions for play.
For a week in October Rambert invited the public to view rehearsals and training, and take part in choreography and dance classes. Joce Giles judges it a success.
The new Managing Director of Sistema England, Fiona Cunningham, pays tribute to those who have inspired her over the course of her career.