Victory for the arts as new planning framework recognises culture

19 Mar 2012

References to cultural wellbeing are welcomed, but some are concerned that the NPPF has not done enough to protect the arts and culture

A turn for the better?

31 Oct 2011

Hilary Gresty reflects on the ‘complex behemoth’ that was put in place to repair the fragmentation of the visual arts sector.

Tax and giving: putting donors first

31 Oct 2011

In the second of two articles on initiatives for stimulating fundraising in the cultural sector, Javier Stanziola looks at tax incentives

Good on paper, bad in practice

10 Oct 2011

In the first of a two articles looking at policy initiatives for stimulating fundraising in the cultural sector, Javier Stanziola critiques the match-funding approach

For art’s sake?

29 Aug 2011

Stephen Hetherington looks at how New Labour’s approach to culture twinned it with economic benefits and social policy

Culture gets no mention in Government plans for Planning Policy

29 Aug 2011

The Theatres Trust has issued a rallying cry to the sector as culture and the arts are overlooked in a draft National Planning Policy.

The rural biennale

25 Jul 2011

Ian Hunter on a new role for the arts in promoting rural regeneration, environmental sustainability and the creative rural economy

Right, said Ed

Ed Vaizey
30 Jun 2008

In the first of a new series of occasional interviews, Catherine Rose asks Shadow Arts Minister, Ed Vaizey, some of the questions people want answered about his views on national funding, arts bureaucracy and the Lottery.

ACE focus shifts to participation

Front cover and inside pages of Arts Council England's corporate plan for 2006-08
19 Jun 2006

New ACE business plan responds to ministerial pressures to be more "democratic".

Evaluating value

Photo of choristera
13 Feb 2006

Debate about how best to justify support for the arts has evolved in recent months with the notion of cultural value. Eleonora Belfiore shares her views on it.

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