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Arts Council England has committed £5.3m to a scheme aimed at developing greater resilience among organisations contributing to wider diversity in the arts.
A new Strategic Equality Action Plan has been drawn up after researchers found that some aspects of the arts in Wales are becoming less diverse.
A website providing advice and best practice for using technology to aid creativity has been launched for the disability arts sector.
The arts sector talks a lot about diversity, but what can actually be done to achieve it? Monica Montgomery suggests ten ways to take action.
The latest Government statistics suggest the creative industries are continuing to grow and improve diversity.
Arts Council England has issued a callout for research conducted around diversity in arts participation, audiences, employment practices and funding.
Twenty-five years after writing an article about his concern for ‘the future of black arts’, David Bryan considers whether progress has been made and looks to the future.
Major audience development initiatives may be inspiring, but most arts organisations can learn more from what the smaller players are doing. Sara Lock shares a few examples.
Achieving greater diversity in the arts isn’t rocket science, says Ammo Talwar, but it is time for big actions.
Tired of seeing British East Asian actors being given underwritten, stereotyped roles, Kumiko Mendl decided to do something about it.
Problems facing NPOs completing Arts Council England’s new-style survey have been compounded by technical issues with its new online portal.
A new commissioning round focuses on access and diversity in a bid to address issues raised in the White Paper and Warwick Commission report.
After being met by a sea of white faces at a recent industry event, Rebbecca Hemmings says it’s time for Birmingham’s arts sector to face up to its diversity crisis.
Rachel Grunwald flinches every times she hears someone – including herself – use terms such as ‘cultural offer’, ‘digital’ or ‘diversity’. Is it time to rethink the language we use?
How many theatres offer audio description services to blind and partially sighted people? Matthew Cock carried out some research and is disappointed with his findings.
Frustrated by a shortage of touring opportunities for black and Asian theatre, Jatinder Verma and Jonathan Kennedy made it their mission to change the hearts and minds of artistic directors and inspire audiences across the country.
From an all-male ‘CarMen’ to a gay-themed Tosca, Robin Pietà reveals how Secret Opera is helping opera to shed its stuffy, elitist image and boosting LGBT representation in the industry.
Young actress Keisha Atwell reflects on her career so far, calling for the same opportunities to be given to all BME performers.
Targeted mentoring, leadership courses and masterclass events are to be provided to artists from diverse backgrounds in the city.
To truly increase diversity, the arts sector needs to take collective responsibility for equality. How? Jenny Williams and David Bryan make some suggestions.