The ‘world first’ live music census also reveals key challenges for venues and information about the economic value of the industry.
Music should be led by young people’s interests and less focused on prescriptive outcomes, according to the findings of a schools action research programme.
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation will grant £750k a year to arts organisations helping primary school teachers use the arts in their classrooms.
A collaboration with the Wolfson Foundation will see theatres of all sizes eligible for up to £20k in funding this year to make their buildings more accessible.
The Government spends more money incentivising donations than charities receive through the incentivised donations, researchers at a new independent Tax Centre have concluded.
Music and dance leaders have implored a Lords select committee to support the introduction of a special arrangement within the visa system for performers.
Two arts institutions accepted a lower proportion of students from a state school background than Oxford or Cambridge last year.
Museums and galleries are urged to regularly extend opening hours and put on after-hours events, which are estimated to be worth an annual £9.6m in ticket sales.
The Museums Association’s annual survey finds 4% of the workforce are non-UK EU citizens.
51 regularly funded arts organisations have supported a statement expressing no confidence in the funder’s Chair, who has spent weeks embroiled in controversy.
£2.6m of additional funds will be used to re-admit five organisations into the core-funded portfolio until 2021, in a move described as a “victory for common sense”.
Board members have resigned following outrage at the funder’s decision to end support for a number of arts organisations that work with children and disabled people.