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Research by Jerwood Charitable Foundation found only a quarter of people working in the arts entered the sector with a paid position.
Last year Leicester’s Curve Theatre increased its turnover by 30%. Chris Stafford discusses touring, hospitality and rejecting capital funding.
Overall visitor numbers typically fall when entry fees are introduced, but donations and secondary spend are not affected.
The charity will use the funding from Innovate UK to undertake research into socially engaged artistic practice and increase its sustainability.
Annual reports reveal the city’s largest theatre spaces broke income targets and increased profits last year.
Dance is perfectly suited to being toured internationally, says Anthony Missen. He explains how exporting has allowed Company Chameleon to grow and flourish.
The theatre’s business model bears fruit, as a local tech company signs a rental agreement that will deliver an ongoing revenue stream for its artistic and education work.
Paying artists fairly is listed in Creative Scotland’s new Arts Strategy among a range of measures to raise the profile of artists and the arts in Scotland.
Almost 50 new approaches to finance, collaboration and fundraising have been put forward in the Birmingham Cultural Investment Enquiry.
Three new funds will help arts organisations become more resilient and more accessible to older people.
AP asked arts organisations across the country for their top tips for using their box offices as effectively as possible. Here’s what they said.
Your box office data could be key to unlocking a higher income stream from satisfied customers who are willing to pay more for your tickets. Rachael Easton explains how.
Cutting-edge technologies are bringing about a box office data revolution. Andrew Thomas and Roger Tomlinson reveal how arts organisations are increasing audience engagement and reaping financial rewards.
A visual business model tool is allowing arts organisations to take a playful and creative approach to planning, says Julie Aldridge.
Opening a hostel has helped East Street Arts to support artists and generate much-needed income. Nicola Greenan explains how they did it.
Following on from the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, nine arts organisations will be supported to develop their products and services to the ‘investment ready’ stage.
When Exeter Corn Exchange had to become financially self-sufficient, its busier programme required a fully rounded box office management system. Libby Penn reports.
Fundraising efforts to stimulate legacy giving appear to be bearing fruit as more people are mentioning cultural charities in their wills.
South East Dance, Bow Arts Trust and Titchfield Festival Theatre are the first organisations to benefit from the Arts Impact Fund.
With more local government cuts on the horizon, the Arts Council has appealed to councils to “keep the faith, and back local arts and culture”.