6th April 2018
Arts organisations outside of ACE’s national portfolio will only have access to capital funding over £100k in “exceptional circumstances”.
The gender pay gap is smaller in the arts than other sectors, although some organisations are still trailing behind including ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’ the Southbank Centre.
A free support line for performing arts workers concerned about workplace harassment or bullying will be set up for a year, funded by UK Theatre, SOLT and the Theatre Development Trust.
A public consultation to inform the Government’s upcoming Culture Strategy also criticised the lack of diversity across the arts workforce.
Arts Council England plans to boost Bristol and the South West’s international reputation for the visual arts with a new collaborative commissioning programme.
4th April 2018
29th March 2018
Welsh Assembly members have concluded that a fundraising skills deficit is holding back attempts to reduce arts organisations’ reliance on public funding.
The £150m Creative Industries Sector Deal supports the development of creative clusters and the roll out of a creative careers programme but prioritises digital businesses over culture.
The Government’s £15m Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund has awarded grants to three major capital projects in the North of England.
27th March 2018
London’s Mayor has set out a vision and a roadmap for extending opportunities for local communities to experience cultural activity in the capital.
Following high-profile protests of deals between arts organisations and businesses with controversial track records, ArtsProfessional has launched its latest Pulse survey to examine policy and practice in the cultural sector.
Supported by Arts Council England for an initial three years, the network will be led by Battersea Arts Centre with a focus “away from London”.