Job Ladder - Matt Griffiths

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21 Jun 2018

Matt Griffiths reveals how his career progressed from freelance percussionist to Chief Executive of Youth Music.

New Executive Director for Tobacco Factory Theatres

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06 Jul 2018

Mary Caws, who has held similar roles at Theatre Royal Stratford East and Watford Palace Theatre, will take up post next month.

My Gurus - Leah Black

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31 May 2018

WHALE Arts’ Leah Black explains how her career has been shaped by artists with a strong business understanding and her precious Clore notebook.

Why I’m not celebrating

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17 May 2018

You may think Debbie Geraghty should be celebrating the current diversity debate, so why isn’t she?

Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp becomes Director of Africa Centre

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11 May 2018

The former Chief Executive of The Place joins as the organisation embarks on a major capital project and seeks to redefine itself as the international centre for contemporary African culture, business and innovation.

Men still dominate major arts organisations, data reveals

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04 May 2018

The rise of women chief executives has been concentrated in the smallest of arts organisations, an examination of England’s National Portfolio Organisations has shown.

Championing women for life

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03 May 2018

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.

Job Ladder - Roxana Silbert

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26 Apr 2018

Roxana Silbert charts her career from drama school to Artistic Director of Birmingham Rep.

Dancey to lead Creative and Cultural Skills

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20 Apr 2018

Currently Global Director for Cultural Skills at the British Council, Simon Dancey will take up the new role in July.

Helen Legg becomes new Director of Tate Liverpool

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23 Mar 2018

Tate Director Maria Balshaw said she was confident Legg would lead the organisation “into a new era”.

‘World’s largest portfolio of online arts training’ set for release

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09 Mar 2018

The free courses will be available on two learning platforms and will offer content on themes including ethical fundraising, change management and organisational resilience.

How to… get the culture of your organisation right

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08 Mar 2018

Good governance is all about the culture of an organisation – and the good news is that trustees have the opportunity to influence it, says Michelle Wright.

Where are our young and diverse trustees?

01 Feb 2018

Given that trustees have financial and legal responsibility for their charity, it’s no surprise many people lack the confidence to take on the role. It’s time to change that, says Michelle Wright

New guide makes the case for recruiting young arts trustees

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04 Dec 2017

Built on experiences at the Roundhouse, the Arts Council England-backed guide offers practical advice on selecting young trustees and preparing boards for change.

20 allegations made against Kevin Spacey in Old Vic investigation

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17 Nov 2017

The theatre has apologised and committed to introducing ‘guardians’ at the organisation who will become an informal channel for raising concerns.

A winning formula for amateur theatre

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09 Nov 2017

For an amateur theatre company to be financially stable and well supported it needs the right volunteers in key roles, as well as an awareness of when to call in the experts, says Clare Simpson.

My gurus – Sue Hoyle

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02 Nov 2017

After almost a decade guiding others at the Clore Leadership Programme, Sue Hoyle reflects on those that have influenced her career.

From performer to leader

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26 Oct 2017

How easy is it to make the transition from being a performer to becoming the chief executive of an arts organisation? Coreene Archer discusses the tensions and the strategies for success.

Creating change together

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19 Oct 2017

Arts leaders involved in a new two-year programme for organisations seeking to create significant change gathered together for the first time recently. Richard Watts discusses the aims of the programme.

My Gurus – Stella Kanu

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05 Oct 2017

Stella Kanu of Ovalhouse reflects on the institutions, lofty ideals and ninja-like women who have shaped and guided her career. 

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