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Joint venture aims to 'supercharge' UK arts lobbying and business development
New analysis of employment and productivity in the creative industries concludes “it is unlikely that the rest of the UK would catch up” with London in less than 20 years, “even with an ambitious and effective set of policies”.
New figures show a continuing trend of disabled adults engaging with the arts – but an ongoing decline in creative pursuits among children.
More than 600 sector professionals have responded to ArtsProfessional’s survey looking at the delicate and emotive battle between balancing the books and keeping arts activities affordable.
New research finds that visual arts appeal disproportionately to millennials and Generation Z – but warns the sector needs to understand the barriers faced by less culturally experienced visitors.
An analysis of motivations helped a contemporary music ensemble upend received wisdom about its audiences. Celia Duffy and Charlotte Gilmore explain how.
The Hub at Wellcome Collection brings together academics and practitioners to tackle issues like rest and busyness, rare dementias and inclusive research, writes Harriet Martin.
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.
Jonathan Gross and Nick Wilson reflect on their recent research into cultural ecology and suggest what the future of progressive place-based policy and practice could look like.
The economic value of our creative industries is clear. But it's not so clear that they're a priority for candidates wanting to become the UK's next Prime Minister, says Claudia Burger.
Cultural leaders have expressed dismay that Lord Kerslake’s inquiry into the UK’s economic imbalances did not make more specific references to the arts and culture.
New research suggests that cultural organisations are reluctant to admit to failure for fear of losing their funding. To make genuine progress, we need a more honest approach, says Leila Jancovich.
Patrick Towell unpicks the crucial differences between creativity and innovation in the context of rapid change in the cultural sector.
UK cultural organisations have been urged to "continue applications as normal" as negotiations over leaving the EU continue.
Hannah Ishmael, an archivist at the Black Cultural Archives, reflects on the colleagues, thinkers and activists who have guided her career.
A new guide to evaluating arts and cultural learning explains the importance of sharing evidence to help organisations improve their work.
Annually Funded Organisations are suffering “damage to long-term sustainability”, having slashed marketing budgets in the face of core funding cuts of almost 40% over three years.
Labour politicians are increasingly positive about the Arts Council’s work, while sentiment among Conservatives has moved in the opposite direction.
What is it like to be an artist working in the East Midlands? Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham and Paula Serafini spent two years looking beneath the surface.