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Artists and arts professionals have upped their campaign for art to be central to placemaking by producing a new manifesto.
Murals were used to divide communities during the Troubles, now art is helping to build peace in Northern Ireland, says Roisin McDonough.
The Theatre in England research will report on the theatre ecology across the commercial and not-for-profit sectors in preparation for Arts Council England’s 2018 funding round.
A public art programme at Southmead Hospital in Bristol has breathed soul into the hospital building and created a sense of community, says Gillian Taylor.
Private sector money aligned to public sector policy has been a catalyst for some growth in the market.
Employment prospects diminish further as the value of the sector shrinks again.
As the arts are mollycoddled by protective funding and propped up by the instinct of stability, will the output of our creative institutions fall further behind the mind of the age? Dan Eastmond makes the case.
Theresa Bergne considers the implications of national policy for public art at a local level, and describes the impact being felt in Bristol
Pessimism and job insecurity are rife in the public art sector, suggests survey
New report shows that the impact of cuts is falling heavily on artists
Public art is all too often derided and overlooked by a sneering national press, but it’s time we appreciated the breadth of experience on offer says Claire Doherty