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As the Independent Theatre Council celebrates its 40th anniversary, its members discussed touring, artists’ pay, inclusion and much more at its recent conference. Charlotte Jones reports.
Mahmood Reza recommends two performance management models that offer arts organisations a means of measuring areas that are of genuine importance to them.
Good performance management can improve effectiveness and efficiency, but Mahmood Reza says that is dependent on the right performance measures being in place.
Two members of a youth forum have been invited to sit on the board at The Dukes in Lancaster, and are now influencing important decisions, writes Louise Bryning.
Eleanor Head advises galleries on their legal position in the event that a painting turns out to be a forgery or its ‘provenance is tainted’.
Moving artworks around the world is a complex and costly process. Michael Festenstein advises on how it can be done carefully and cost-effectively.
When it comes to audience data, Michael Nabarro says technology should be helping return us to our roots and emphasise what makes our sector special.
Trustees of arts boards should be playing a significant part in supporting fundraising activities, according to Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett.
With its new name and status as an independent charity, Peckham Platform is a very different organisation, according to Emily Druiff.
A Charity Commission report recently revealed that the average trustee is white, male and aged 57. To coincide with Trustees’ Week, Neal Green urges everyone to find out more about sitting on an arts board.
How much has the arts marketing role changed in the last twenty years? Strikingly, says Sarah Chambers, who examines what is now required to market culture.
Jessica Stockford tells how Arts & Business’ programme to recruit young employees of big companies to arts boards has proved to be a successful initiative − to the surprise of some.
Steve Mannix and Sean Egan advise arts organisations to watch out for the many council-owned buildings that will be coming on to the market to buy or rent.
Eleanor Deem advises that spending time on writing a detailed person specification can avoid problems later.
When arts organisations are teetering on the brink of insolvency, a Company Voluntary Arrangement may throw them a lifeline. Mahmood Reza explains how.
What should a patron be able to offer an arts organisation? Louise Coles suggests that expectations need to be clear from the outset.
Are you vaguely aware of pensions auto-enrolment but not sure who it affects, what employers need to do, and by when? Eleanor Deem outlines the steps employers need to take.
Philip Thomas spent five weeks on a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust travel fellowship researching the American senior theatre movement. He reflects on the sensitive issue of labelling older people.
No arts organisation should just be the passive receiver of money: robust partnerships are the only way forward for a sustainable future, says Janneke Staarink.
Are two heads better than one? Mahmood Reza explains why and how arts organisations can merge to ensure survival and success