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Arts Council England will employ nine people to each look after a region of England and provide advice and tailored digital support to organisations across the country.
The lack of a marketing strategy in the first few years of the programme and the diminishing dominance of YouTube led to underwhelming take up of the multi-channel Canvas network.
As arts and cultural organisations rise to the challenges facing the sector, some are adopting new and ground-breaking templates for their relationships with business. Patrick Towell surveys the changing landscape.
Artists are using their creative insight to advise business on strategies and methods of production. Catherine Morel and Philippe Mairesse explain how.
Arts organisations could be doing a lot to tempt potential audiences with a taster of their work. Steve Wallace explains how video could take more advantage of society’s growing visual literacy.
Creative and cultural organisations are struggling to recruit employees with fundraising and business support skills, a new report reveals.
A training programme in Wales is helping teachers create environments of "constructive chaos" that their pupils can thrive in, reports David Baxter.
Since moving its box office system to the cloud, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has increased online sales and started taking online donations, says Paul McGuinness.
Cultural institutions will collaborate with businesses to develop new audience experiences using virtual or augmented reality.
Technological and digital developments grow exponentially. The arts sector must take advantage of the technology available now and be ready for the digital changes ahead, advises Daniel Rowles.
The launch follows research into the power of match funding to boost public donations to arts organisations and increase fundraising skills.
With all the reliance on digital technology over the past decade, are arts organisations as digitally mature as they should be, asks Hannah Mason.
As new technologies open up the possibilities for creativity in stage performance, a new children’s theatre production showcases the potential of augmented reality. Sasha Kreindlin tells the story.
New analysis by Nesta assesses the context in which UK arts and culture organisations operate as Arts Council England consults on its next ten-year strategy.
The DCMS has published an ‘action plan’ to help cultural organisations make the best use of new technology.
The digital art agency has described its reduced budget as “an excellent opportunity to sharpen our focus”.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Pilot Theatre are among the organisations awarded grants of up to £20k to develop “riskier, content-driven projects”.
A skills gap means that works using technology are still rare in arts centres and galleries. Artists need more opportunities for hands-on experience, says Andrew Knutt.
In the lead-up to the opening of new venues in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, Anna CY Chan is embracing technology to broaden dance audiences and develop future talent.
Events are fickle things, prone to frequent last-minute changes that can cause chaos. Could your venue’s systems benefit from further digitisation? Andrew Thomas considers the issues.