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New research finds that media representation of women in the creative industries is rising, but warns this could make the sector seem “more balanced than it really is”.
Meeting future challenges in the arts sector will not be about managing change, but creating it, says Richard Watts.
Tara Lopez identifies three key themes that have emerged so far from the four-year Vital Spark initiative.
The Contact Young Curators programme gave Wez Thistlethwaite the opportunity to re-engage his creative muscles by co-curating a world premiere at this year’s Manchester International Festival.
An LSE researcher said children’s development is being thwarted by Government policy, but argued the situation could be improved if recent welfare cuts were reversed.
A report says “radical, bold action and a sense of collective responsibility” are needed to transform inclusion practices in the arts sector.
A new report warns organisations that “everyone you let in though the back door will disadvantage someone without those connections”.
The V&A Director warned against getting “too romantic about what Stratford was like before the Olympics”.
Many BAME young people interviewed felt that “drama and acting was more for white people and that music was more for Black people”.
The V&A Director is unconvinced by arguments for a dedicated prayer room in V&A East.
Madani Younis said "institutions that have historically not given a shit are saying 'we’re going to start caring'", but called for a faster pace of change.
For too long arts organisations have limited their individual giving efforts to white British donors. Michelle Wright urges an approach that prioritises donor diversity.
Why do so many artists not include a fee for their own time when they apply for funding? Lilli Geissendorfer explains how Jerwood Arts is challenging a pervasive low-pay culture.
The Hub at Wellcome Collection brings together academics and practitioners to tackle issues like rest and busyness, rare dementias and inclusive research, writes Harriet Martin.
Nottingham Refugee Week shows how opportunity can come out of a crisis when communities work together, writes Anna Ball.
Research finds that “large geographical areas are completely without music provision at A level”.
Only one in four of the top 100 venues are considered to be more than 90% accessible.
How can arts organisations best nurture a thriving and committed community of volunteers? Robin Hall shares her experience of gaining accreditation from the Investing in Volunteers standard.
New research finds only 4% of bookings that included wheelchair access needs were made online, compared to 60% of all transactions.
Adam Szabo shares seven principles that have helped Manchester Collective attract younger audiences to its classical concerts.