The sharp warning from the Association of School and College Leaders comes as A-level data reveals the decline in entries for arts subjects has doubled in speed since last year.
London galleries were hard hit last year, as school children admissions fell for the fourth consecutive year.
(IN CROATIAN) Five minority theatres in Romania, Italy, Serbia, Albania and Croatia will combine to produce a play and a series of workshops in Spring 2018 using European Union funding.
The Metropolitan Opera cancelled a performance during the interval as a safety precaution after somebody sprinkled an unknown powder into the pit.
St Helens Libraries’ Cultural Hubs attracted over 2,000 votes to be named Best Arts Project for its work promoting health and wellbeing.
Deutsche Entertainment AG, which does about half its work in Britain, expects continuing demand for live entertainment, but is worried about arrangements for tours travelling between mainland Europe and the UK.
In a letter to The Guardian, 14 arts leaders, including National Theatre Director Rufus Norris and playwright Caryl Churchill, described last week’s bombing of the Said al-Mishal Culture Centre by Israeli air forces as a “devastating loss for the already isolated community”.
£3m from Conwy Council, the European Union and the Welsh Government will be used to revamp Venue Cymru, including the addition of a new dance studio, conference rooms, and a reworked entrance foyer.
Despite new artist workspaces opening in some areas, a quarter of sites are at risk of closure and studios are becoming more expensive.
Just one in ten of the arts organisations participating in Nesta’s matched crowdfunding programme said the effort they put into the project was too great in relation to the benefits.
Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Head of Higher Education and Research at the organisation, said that commonly-used lighting and stage design techniques can put actors of colour at a disadvantage, and risk making them “merge into the background”. The comments have been criticised as “almost uneducated” by the Association of Lighting Designers, who said the Globe stage is simply illuminated to recreate daylight.
Roisin McDonough is suing the Department for Communities, Arts Council Northern Ireland (ACNI) and John Edmund, ACNI’s controversial Chair, on the basis of age discrimination.
A new Civil Society Strategy accepts that “Government alone cannot solve the complex challenges facing society”.
George Ferguson has described proposals to build a new arena north of the city as “lunatic” and “impossible for any self-respecting city planner to recommend”.
CEO Janet Owen has announced she will leave the trust, following several redundancies and the voluntary departure of three trustees earlier in the year.
The proposals would see the council-run Ferneham Hall reduce its main auditorium capacity and add a second auditorium, with control of the venue transferring to a leisure trust.
Cost and a lack of educational opportunities mean that aspiring working class actors are being “cut off in the bud”, said Maureen Beattie.
Three Egyptian curators due to speak at an international museum conference in Wales have been prevented from entering the UK.
UK touts face a further squeeze with the announcement that Live Nation is to shut down two European resale sites and replace them with a price-capped platform on its main Ticketmaster site.
The research centre will aim to “pre-empt the needless wheel-spinning, data-churning and combative cross-talking that has characterised much of the past debate” about cultural value.