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The Arts Council admits it should do more to promote everyday creativity, after a record of “not always full throated” support.
MPs have championed gardens as an artform and argue their contribution to the creative economy must be “explicitly recognised”.
Over the coming weeks, ArtsProfessional will be putting your questions to Arts Council England on its new draft ten-year strategy. Here ACE’s Deputy Chief Executive Simon Mellor introduces one of the strategy’s three key outcomes.
New research finds that media representation of women in the creative industries is rising, but warns this could make the sector seem “more balanced than it really is”.
The DCMS Committee will consider what help funding distributors need to manage “changing trends” in returns to good causes.
The former Culture Minister says his party’s decision to “relentlessly” focus on STEM hurt music education – but also blames head teachers for not prioritising the arts.
A House of Commons Committee report into 14-18 NOW highlights major lessons to be learned in time for the UK's next national cultural event - the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
An LSE researcher said children’s development is being thwarted by Government policy, but argued the situation could be improved if recent welfare cuts were reversed.
What might a no-deal Brexit do to the independent grassroots networks that currently flourish across the continent, asks Martin Cox.
With metropolitan bias prevailing at both a national and European level, the best hope for rural arts organisations lies in collaboration, argues Ralph Lister.
The outdoor arts sector has experienced growth over the last decade, but could a no-deal Brexit put the brakes on this? Maggie Clarke and Irene Segura share their concerns.
Grassroots music campaigners are celebrating amendments that place responsibility for managing noise issues on developers rather than venues.
As the Commission gets ready to publish its recommendations on creativity and education, Joe Hallgarten puts forward four ideas he'd like to see included.
Arts Council England’s draft 10 year strategy says “we do not consider that certain types or scales of artistic activity are inherently of higher quality or value than others”.
A report into the pilot placemaking programme says beneficiaries “should review the ambition of their projects against practicalities”.
The funder says it will raise the cap on small grants from £5,000 to £10,000 and consider raising the £30,000 cap on larger applications.
A three-year programme for high-profile, higher-polluting arts organisations aims to reduce their carbon emissions by up to 20%.
Last-minute interventions by senior figures “ultimately served to undermine the integrity of the RFO process”, staff told an independent review.
The centre will act as a “one-stop shop” to bridge the gap between research and practice.
Funders are increasing their demands for data from arts organisations while only paying lip service to quality in their own statistics. It’s time to stop indulging them, says Jonathan Knott.