A new report from public art think tank ixia highlights a significant fall in the size and value of the sector in England.
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Policy makers often outsource consultation to independent specialists, but do they get the full story or just the tidied up version? Ahead of Creative Scotland’s open meetings series, the arts professional behind Stramash Arts shares first-hand experience of having the ifs, buts and maybes expunged from the conversation that led to the funding body’s creation.
The selected artists have been announced for the Catlin Art Prize, an annual exhibition of UK art graduates presented one year on from their degree shows.
New Arts Council England Chair Sir Peter Bazalgette takes part in a live online chat today, his first for ACE since taking on the role.
Modern Edinburgh Film School brings together practitioners in visual art, poetry, performance and film to explore alternative approaches to the screen. Project founder Alex Hetherington talks about community, social sculpture and his search for a sense of ‘elsewhere-ness’ in a very traditional city.
ART13 – London’s latest art fair has just launched and is jostling for attention in a crowded market.
The annual Publish and Be Damned self-publishers fair returns for the second year at ICA, London, on Saturday.
The State Hermitage Museum in the city of St Petersburg has been announced as the host of Manifesta 10.
The biennial Manchester International Festival has announced its full programme, which includes presentations by Tino Sehgal and Dan Graham, as well as a major group exhibition curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist.
The first of two symposia as part of Collective gallery’s New Work Scotland programme for recent graduates, takes place at Tramway, Glasgow, this weekend.
New York’s Printed Matter is to host a Benefit Auction and Selling Exhibition to help mitigate damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
As artists’ bursaries are offered for the ArtWorks conference in April, a-n’s Director shares some of the thinking and research from the ArtWorks Scotland conference, which examined value and ethics in participatory arts.
The artist Bob and Roberta Smith believes that the withdrawal from sale of Banksy’s Slave Labour mural sends a clear message about art in the public realm, from graffiti to Henry Moore sculptures.
Arts Council England is funding six projects in cultural ‘cold spots’ as part of its Creative People and Places programme. Chris Bailey argues that the scheme’s assumptions about community participation in the arts need to be challenged.
AIR invites artists to take part in a UK-wide survey exploring artists’ experiences of exhibiting their work in publicly-funded venues.
a-n’s new bursary scheme will help more artists to move their practice forward, providing targeted access to peer critique and advice.
Creative Scotland has announced details of a series of open session events across Scotland, and promises more to come.
Kevin Harrison, Director of Stirling arts agency Artlink Central, responds to Stirling Council’s recent decision to close The Changing Room, the city’s only contemporary art gallery.
Prizewinners announced during one-night event at Leeds’ Ellington House.
Liverpool’s pioneering media arts centre is staging a special birthday event this weekend to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its Wood Street building.
A partnership between homeless charity Crisis and Bow Arts, London’s largest artist studio provider, is providing a voice – and studio space – for the marginalised.
The latest interview in Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as leader series for a-n features Sydney-based artist-run initiative First Draft.
In January, three UK makers began Watershed’s Craft + Technology Residencies, bringing together making and design with digital, networked technologies. Taking place in Bristol, Plymouth and Falmouth, we talk to the participants and discover how digital technology is influencing their practice.
As a new art competition launches in Leeds, we speak to the project’s curator, its sponsor and one of the shortlisted artists about the city’s changing; and self-sustaining; art scene.
As part of proposals by Stirling Council to save £9m in 2013/14, the Scottish city’s only contemporary art gallery, The Changing Room, is under threat.