The challenge of change

Image of an Akram Khan production at Sadler's Wells
02 Sep 2013

How does an arts organisation tackle change successfully in difficult economic times? Ivan Wadeson summarises his discussions with four leaders on their approach to change and risk.

Creating the big society

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11 Apr 2013

Sarah Stannage asks whether we can be confident that individuals and communities will step forward to support the development of local creative economies.

Reluctant leaders

Photo of artwork created by Joshua Sofaer
10 Dec 2012

Can artists be viewed as leaders in the conventional sense? Joshua Sofaer investigates what it really means for an artist to be a leader.

Turning fortunes around

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20 Nov 2012

Miles Gregory shares 15 tips on how to turn a troubled arts organisation around with the minimum stress for everyone involved.

Peer power leads the way

19 Mar 2012

Clare Cooper sees peer learning and network leadership as the DNA of ‘systems change’

Leading the way

25 Jul 2011

Sue Isherwood on the need for cultural leaders to understand their political culture and context

ACE grapples with equality

03 May 2011

Organisations’ shortcomings contribute to Arts Council England dilemmas over funding diversity

Two’s company

28 Feb 2011

Claire Antrobus asks whether two heads are better than one, or whether joint leadership models are double trouble

Axe falls on leadership programme

28 Feb 2011

ACE to reframe the work of the Cultural Leadership Programme

Leading women

01 Nov 2010

Women still lag behind men in the arts – especially in leadership roles. Hilary Carty looks at the issues that lie behind the figures

Trevelyan Wright's Job Ladder

11 Oct 2010

Trevelyan Wright reveals the path he took to his current role.

Leading the way

26 Aug 2010

Investment in cultural leaders can be scarce, but Sue Hoyle explains how candidates can Clore their way to the top

Cultural shift

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27 Jul 2009

Catherine Large calls for a radical re-think of the accepted routes into the creative and cultural sector, arguing for a shift away from unpaid work and towards apprenticeships that employers value.

My Gurus - Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp

09 Feb 2009

Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp reveals the people who have most inspired him


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