The Government makes clear there’s to be no let-up in the push for earned income as Culture Secretary Maria Miller focuses on economic goals for Arts Council England in the year ahead.
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Arts Council England has set aside £40m for exceptional projects and contingency funds for National Portfolio Organisations over the next two years.
Joshua Sofaer discusses “inspiration as a form of leading” with David Wilson, the Director of The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles. Final part of Artist as leader series.
Bob Dickinson meets Maria Balshaw of Manchester and Whitworth galleries and Sarah Perks of Cornerhouse to discuss the impact of Manchester International Festival’s visual arts programme on the city’s artist community, and the reemergence of performance at the festival.
Buy Art Fair and The Manchester Contemporary will return to the Spinningfields area of the city in September and include a tours programme hosted by Manchester Art Galleries and the Contemporary Art Society.
Maurice Carlin reports from the opening weekend of the Curators’ Network event in Madrid which looked at interconnectivity between “decentralised” local networks around the globe, and how curators, artists and organisations across Europe are dealing with economic and political transition.
Five projects have been selected for research and development phase of Jerwood Open Forest.
In the run-up to the Manchester International Festival, Bob Dickinson talks to Goa-based artist Nikhil Chopra about his durational festival performance Coal on Cotton that launches at Whitworth Art Gallery later this week.
The Gallery of Lost Art, the one year project that has showcased lost, stolen and destroyed artworks to over 100,000 visitors, will close this Thursday.
Three of London’s leading contemporary art spaces have announced a new partnership exploring collaborative models within the visual arts.
The Art Fund annual report reveals that its membership is at a record high – and that in 2012 it paid out over £6m to museums and galleries in the UK.
The Marmite Prize for Painting IV has been won by Brian Cheeswright.
Continuing our new series on visually-rich books, Tim Clark turns his attention to historic images of popes and bishops looking through telescopes in the Vatican Observatory, featured in the publication Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing, which accompanies the exhibition of the same name.
As part of a package of savings totally £11.5bn, the Chancellor George Osborne has announced further cuts to arts funding in the spending review for 2015-16.
This weekend sees the reopening of the National Glass Centre after a major redevelopment scheme that has doubled its exhibition capacity and learning spaces. We talk to the centre’s director and exhibiting artists, and find out what’s being shown – and made – at the centre.
a-n and The Design Trust launch a new partnership with a panel discussion as part of The Design Trust Start Up Day at New Designers 2013 on 27 June.
The Centre is Here symposium saw representatives of alternative art schools presenting their visions for art education. Kathryn Ashill, who starts an MA at Glasgow School of Art in September, found plenty to take on board as she prepares to embark on her course.
The fourteenth International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth showcases the exceptional skills of world-renowned makers while also exploring the theory and ideas that underpin their practice.
A partnership with Colchester’s Firstsite is bringing a-n’s successful Collaborate creatively seminar, led by Chris Fremantle, to Essex next week.
Writers and cultural commentators Paul Morley and Simon Reynolds join artists and critics for The Future Symposium at CCA, Glasgow, which accompanies the venue’s current Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards exhibition.
“Art is not just about the money,” says Shadow Culture Secretary Harriet Harman in Commons debate on the arts and creative industries in the UK.
A new membership scheme from The Photographers’ Gallery aiming to nurture the next generation of art collectors and philanthropists, launches tonight. We talk to Director Brett Rogers about the project, and about future prospects and challenges as the organisation celebrates the first anniversary of its reopening.
This year’s BP Portrait Award has been won by Susanne du Toit for her painting of her eldest son, Pieter.
A site-specific art trail opens this weekend in one of London’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ cemeteries. We find out more from project curator Jane Millar.
The first major debate in the House of Commons on the arts and creative industries in over five years takes place tomorrow, following an Early Day Motion calling on the Government to ‘take forward a strategy’ for the sector.