Plug in to the matrix

26 Aug 2010

How can local authorities develop cultural leadership? Kathleen O’Neill explains how matrix management transformed Scotland’s smallest region

MSPs reject Commission findings

10 Oct 2005

Scottish Parliament has put culture plans on hold, rejecting all the main points in a report by the Scottish Cultural Commission.

Cool reception for Scottish culture plans

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
04 Jul 2005

Scotland’s arts community responds to exhaustive report by Cultural Commission. A total of 124 recommendations for the future of the arts in Scotland have been included in a report by the Scottish Cultural Commission on the cultural landscape of Scotland.

ACW faces extinction

Cardiff Castle on a cloudy day
23 Aug 2004

The arts community in Wales is reeling from the news that First Minister Rhodri Morgan plans to place the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) and three other cultural bodies in Wales under the direct control of the Welsh Assembly Government.

Scotland under review

03 May 2004

A widespread review of Scotland’s cultural activity is to “look again at [the country’s] cultural infrastructure and ask if it fit for purpose.” The review, heralded by Scotland’s First Minister, Jack McConnell in his St Andrew’s Day address in November 2003, will run for a year and investigate the current status of arts activity in Scotland.


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