The tendency for people from higher social grades to be more likely to attend arts events is down to a mismatch between current funding priorities and the public’s taste, rather than any lack of demand, an evidence review suggests.
To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.
A hundred years after (some) women got the vote, they are still under-represented in creative and management positions in the arts. Theatre company Spare Tyre champions women, and Lynette Shanbury calls on everyone to do the same.