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The evidence suggests that a diverse workforce will bring a diverse audience. So it’s time for the arts to be bold and lead the diversity charge, says Sam Colt.
Being a young, female leader in the arts is a novelty - one Isobel Colchester has come to realise she must explore and celebrate, if she is to help challenge gender inequalities.
Arts venues in Wales have joined forces to implement a new national scheme that aims to provide more consistent and reliable arts experiences for disabled people.
The Scottish Government’s youth arts strategy aims to increase engagement in the arts as well as tackle inequality. Fiona Hyslop outlines how it has evolved.
As mental illness contributes significantly to the number of lost working days, Eleanor Deem advises employers to take a proactive approach when dealing with mental health issues.
The Arts Council’s new five-year strategy makes a commitment to promoting equality and tackling poverty and social exclusion, while strengthening the sector to withstand funding cuts.
Report finds that many arts organisations lack the expertise or resources needed to meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.
The British Film Institute goes one step further and introduces quotas for Lottery-funded films.
The authors write “with passion and authority”, making this book relevant to a wider readership than the title suggests, finds Julia Ient.
The Creative Minds project asks how the work of artists with a learning disability can best join the mainstream. Mark Richardson explains.
How has Northern Ireland’s cultural sector responded to equality and community relations since the Good Friday Agreement? Nicole McNeilly finds out.
The culture ministries in Wales and Northern Ireland have set out plans to put social inclusion at the heart of their policy-making.
Jenny Williams is looking forward to the day when our national cultural institutions are led by a beautiful diversity of people across age, gender and culture.
Willemijn Zandt explores the quest to achieve equality between the sexes by looking at the visual art market.
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is committed to promoting equality, as demonstrated in its first Intercultural Arts Strategy.
Viram Jasani sees ACE’s rejection of the Asian Music Circuit’s NPO bid (AP255) as symptomatic of its ambivalence towards race equality and diversity
Suzanne Bull makes the case for disabled access to be at the heart of music venues’ strategic plans – not an afterthought