Arts & Business Scotland has announced that its new Chief Executive will be David Watt, currently Director of Glasgow Sculpture Studios.
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Arts Council England has announced details of the organisations that are to receive capital funding from both the large and small capital grants programme, including a number of visual arts projects.
In the lead up to this year’s Venice Biennale, Scotland + Venice is presenting a series of talks by Hayley Tompkins, Corin Sworn and Duncan Campbell, the three artists representing Scotland at the 55th International Art Exhibition.
The campaign against the exclusion of the arts from the proposed English Baccalaureate Certificate stepped up a gear today with the handing in at Downing Street of a letter to the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
The Cardiff-based contemporary art agency has announced that it will no longer be representing artists, citing the shrinking market for smaller, regional galleries as a factor.
a-n+AIR members feature among 71 artists selected for this representational painting prize.
The London Group, founded in 1913 by artists including Jacob Epstein, Wyndham Lewis, Lucien Pissarro and Walter Sickert, is celebrating its centenary with a special exhibition featuring 100 artworks.
A project that asks the public to spark up a conversation with Bristol’s street furniture has been awarded the inaugural Playable City Award.
An ambitious new exhibition at Stills, Edinburgh, and CCA, Glasgow explores the state of Europe’s economy today and the profound changes that have impacted on us all since the banking crisis of 2008. We talk to curators Angela Dimitrakaki and Kirsten Lloyd about this landmark show.
Museums Sheffield, the charitable Trust responsible for three of the city’s museums and galleries, is facing a £200,000 reduction to its annual grant as the City Council is tasked to find £50m in savings.
Multi-media exhibition TROLLEYOLOGY celebrates the first ten years of a small but potent publishing house and the life of a maverick publisher and champion of documentary photography.
Dame Liz Forgan’s farewell speech has been widely reported on for its attack on Michael Gove and the EBacc. Here, arts strategist and Thinking Practice founder Mark Robinson welcomes her forthright approach while finding plenty to take issue with.
Wondering what 2013 has in store in terms of conferences and events, art fairs and festivals? We take a look ahead to provide a snapshot of things we think are worth noting in your diary.
Speaking at the British Museum last night, outgoing Arts Council England Chair Dame Liz Forgan defended the arm’s length principle of arts funding and attacked plans for the EBacc.
Burnley-based art commissioning agency Mid Pennine Arts launches two new projects following Arts Council England investment.
Scottish web service to publish results of online survey asking: How can artists weather the recession?
a-n Director Susan Jones visited DIY Art School in Manchester where the focus is on collaboration and research.
Artangel and BBC Radio 4 launch a £1 million initiative for new site-specific commissions across the UK, with a series of introductory events in January and February.
A new partnership project seeks to make the birthplace of Moore and Hepworth the sculpture capital of Europe.
Glasgow’s Tramway is to be the host venue for the 2015 Turner Prize, bringing the UK’s highest profile art prize to Scotland for the first time.
A new opportunity in West Berkshire for recent art graduates provides space for more than just artistic development.
Artist-led collective B I T celebrate the launch of its new studio complex tomorrow with an evening of art, music, food and drink. We talk to Bob Gelsthorpe, one of the group’s founders.
The venerable London Art Fair is playing host to some interesting interventions in its Art Projects strand, enabling unrepresented artists to get a piece of the art fair action. We look at some of the methodologies being employed and test the temperature of the art market in 2013.
The energy of Northampton’s creative and cultural businesses will be linked more closely to the town’s growth and regeneration under new plans announced this week by Northampton Borough Council.
With government currently considering responses to its EBacc consultation, a campaign to keep creativity at the heart of education in our schools is calling for further support.