Five exhibitions by a-n’s members – posted on our lively Events listings section – take us on a journey to Colliers Wood, Ipswich, Northallerton, Plymouth and Tottenham.
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Darren Henley, the new chief executive of Arts Council England, has outlined his vision for future investment in artists and for additional regional funding for arts organisations, during a speech at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull.
Ferens Art Gallery to host annual prize as part of UK City of Culture.
Multi-award winning British novelist David Mitchell has been named as the second writer to take part in artist Katie Paterson’s Future Library project in Norway.
Manchester School of Art’s Visual Resource Centre, containing around 300,000 slides spanning 50 years, is at risk of being lost. As MA and PhD students launch the Adopt a Slide project to highlight the archive’s value, Chris Sharratt calls for the art school to recognise the uniqueness of this collection of analogue artefacts.
After last week’s announcement by the Bank of England that it is seeking nominations from the world of visual arts for the next face of the £20 note, followers of @an_artnews have been sharing their thoughts on who it should be.
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 announce the 37 artists participating in this year’s touring exhibition, selected from over 1600 applications.
A new report published by a-n brings together research findings to inform recommendations for a future approach to the payment of artists exhibiting in publicly-funded galleries.
Engraved ceramics exploring emotions, a video piece inspired by the works of Beethoven, Turner and Hokusai, and a ‘photo album’ of fantasy portraits are among works created by children and young people for a new national touring exhibition that launches at Turner Contemporary in June.
This year’s Slade BA/BFA exhibition features 27 artists who have worked hard to produce a busy show where the works complement each other, rather than compete.
This week’s selection includes a survey of William Hogarth in Bristol and an exploration of Walsall’s social history.
As HOME, Manchester’s new space for art, theatre and cinema, fully opens to the public, Bob Dickinson looks at its place in the city’s arts ecology, the significance of its cross-disciplinary approach to commissioning, and where it sits in the city’s wider regeneration plans and the creation of a ‘northern powerhouse’.
This week’s selection of member-posted shows and events include a consultation on the case for culture in the North East, sound cinema in London and advisory sessions in Wales.
The 2015 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design degree show launches this weekend in Dundee, with the opening night being live streamed by the college for the first time. In a Q&A originally published in the a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015, Art, Philosophy and Contemporary Practices student Eilidh Wilson talks about how she prepared for the show.
The Exeter gallery aims to raise £10,000 to fund artists’ residencies and public events.
Bergen Kunsthall’s director, Martin Clark, will be returning to his student roots to curate the 2016 edition of the international contemporary art exhibition, Art Sheffield.
Artist and curator Gaynor O’Flynn’s Artists for Nepal campaign is raising funds to help victims of the recent earthquakes in Himalayan region.
The public has decided which museums and galleries are to host six artists for the Connect! Museums at Night festival in October.
Watershed in Bristol has announced the seven shortlisted projects for its pioneering creative technology award.
A new project to tell the story of Middlesbrough’s local artists, both past and present, is seeking contributors.
Artist Anthony Schrag is walking to Venice and invites artists and members of the public to join him along his route. Organised by Deveron Arts, Lure of the Lost: A Contemporary Pilgrimage questions the temptations of La Biennale.
Awards reward organisations encouraging the public to engage with the activity of drawing, with those recognised ranging from a major centre for contemporary art to a comprehensive school in Essex.
The dispute about privatisation of jobs at the National Gallery continues with PCS union members planning further demonstrations and strike action over the next two weeks following the sacking of union representative Candy Udwin.
This week’s selection includes a reimagining of the Magna Carta at the British Library, plus an examination of the strangeness of everyday life at Ikon gallery, Birmingham.
Member of group researching working conditions at site of new Guggenheim Museum in Abu Dhabi refused entry to country to UAE.