The ‘Things we can do in the North…’ panel discussion at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, saw opinions divided on what the pluses and priorities are for the visual arts in the north of England.
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The fifth Artes Mundi Prize has been awarded to Mexican artist Teresa Margolles.
We’re compiling a ‘Contemporary art Christmas list’ and we’d like you to contribute.
a-n The Artists Information Company is launching a new bespoke insurance benefit for creative freelancers, available to all subscribers to a-n’s Arts Organisers’ package.
ALISN’s Conference for Emerging Organisers explored the complexities of being an artist-organiser, and provided a useful forum for informal networking and discussion.
Artist Noemi Lakmaier is raising awareness, and money, for disability arts by spending four weeks painting shoes in a pop-space in the City of London. We pay her a visit to find out more.
The Chief Executive of ARC arts centre in Stockton argues that, as more funding cuts loom and the new, leaner Arts Council England structure takes shape, it’s time for a fundamental change in the relationship between funder and funded.
Presented as part of the Festival of Blackboards 2012 in Islington, the School for Change event explored the latest developments in policy affecting arts and cultural education in England’s schools.
Why follow the crowd when you could buy gifts of original work by artists and makers? In the first in our series leading up to Christmas, we pick out five selling shows worth checking out this week.
A one-day conference exploring the work of the seven artists shortlisted for this year’s Artes Mundi prize.
After yesterday’s announcement by Newcastle City Council that it intends to cease funding the arts in order to meet central government budget cuts, we talk to two visual arts organisations affected by the proposals.
At the end of October, Arts Council England announced its new structure, in response to a 50% cut in its admin budget from central government. The former Executive Director of ACE North East assesses the shape the organisation is in and expresses some concerns for the future.
Artist-led organisation Studio Voltaire opens an ambitious fundraising venture in the heart of London’s Mayfair, with contributions from Jeremy Deller, Mark Leckey, Linder, Cory Arcangel and many more.
A new petition is calling for Brighton & Hove City Council to protect artists’ and makers’ workspaces.
Axis, the online resource for contemporary art, celebrates its 21st birthday today.
A £60,000 award to produce new work for regional museums has been won by The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln with artist Oliver Laric.
Petition calls for national leaders to “demonstrate political vision and courage” when they debate the next EU budget later this week.
Bob and Roberta Smith leads new wave of artistic protests against sale of Henry Moore’s ‘Old Flo’.
Three artists share prize money totalling £8500 in this year’s ING Discerning Eye exhibition.
Organised by Cubitt Education, this year’s Festival of Blackboards considers the practicalities of affecting change at a local level.
Artist-led groups come together in Bristol for a day of discussion and presentations about collaboration.
Another day, another open exhibition – but is the inaugural Zeitgeist Open doing things differently?
Shortlist for £10,000 MOSTYN Open award includes international selection.
Artist and AIR Council member Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva has been selected to represent Macedonia at next year’s Venice Biennale.
Edinburgh tapestry studios celebrate centenary with showroom of hand-tufted rugs designed by contemporary artists.