Julie Bécaud, now a researcher at the Scottish Maritime Museum, explains her first steps into the arts in the UK.
The V&A Director has refrained from backing the idea of providing space for prayer in his museum buildings.
Arts Council England’s draft strategy says “we do not consider that certain types or scales of artistic activity are inherently of higher quality or value than others”.
The multi-million pound project’s success depends on internal approvals, increased student numbers and philanthropic support.
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 growing number of organisations fear that a slowing economy will harm their ability to raise funds.
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.