Manick Govinda reports on last week’s British Museum / Arts Council England conference ‘Engaging the Artist’s Voice: Museums, galleries and artists working in collaboration’.
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For one-day only, eleven artists will be attempting to bridge the divide between the public sphere and Oxford’s academic institutions. Artist and curator Katalin Hausel explains.
Shortlist of UK’s ‘most prestigious’ painting prize announced today.
Open submission competitions have been generating plenty of comment and debate on a-n of late. What does the biennial Marmite Prize bring to the discussion? We speak to one of its founders.
A conference this week at the British Museum hopes to uncover the potential for collaborative working between artists, museums and galleries.
This evening Cultural Enterprise Office (CEO), a business advice service for the creative sector in Scotland, in partnership with Stills Gallery in Edinburgh are to run an event ‘Realising the Value of Internships and Volunteer Programmes’.
Last week’s ‘Great British Art School Debate’ at University of the Arts, Camberwell, turned out to be nothing of the sort. But the lack of critical discussion only served to highlight the need for a far-reaching debate around the future of the art education.
This is CCA Derry-Londonderry’s final week in its current space before reopening in a much bigger building, just in time for the city’s year as the inaugural UK City of Culture. Co-director Johan Lundh explains the move.
When Michael Portillo announced the recipients of the Catalyst: Endowments scheme on Wednesday, the headlines were all about the millions of pounds flowing into the arts. But while it’s hard to begrudge any of the 34 organisations their hard won cash, the ideological context shouldn’t be forgotten.
Yesterday’s Creative Economies seminar in London looked at the role of the arts in economic development and regeneration. But how does the artist fit in with this?
Expect a heated and informative debate tonight, as a panel of professionals discusses the role of enterprise culture in art schools.
Collective gallery announces five new artists for its 2013 programme and launches two new internships.
Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum has been named the winner of the £100,000 Art Fund Prize for museums and galleries.
Animate Projects launches CEL, a fundraising project to keep their collection of experimental animation online.
Haroon Mirza awarded £5,000 prize plus solo exhibition in Japan.
Congratulations to Artquest, which is celebrating a landmark anniversary today! For more than ten years Artquest has successfully encouraged critical engagement and provided invaluable practical support to visual artists.
Auction of donated works raises over £32,000 for Manchester gallery.
‘The Annuale’, a festival of independent and grassroots artistic activity coordinated by Embassy gallery, opens in Edinburgh this week.
Help shape Creative Scotland’s future plans.
This Wednesday sees the Manifesto Club, English Pen and Artsadmin celebrate their victory in the campaign against visa restrictions on visiting artists, having rallied tirelessly for important changes to red-tape immigration rules.
Manchester-based gallery to hold an extraordinary Fundraising Auction on Wed 30 May – Put your money where your eyes are!
Jotta, the platform for emerging artists and designers, has launched its first print publication – a “compendium celebrating the artists and designers we discover through the jotta.com community and our real world escapades”.
Turning Point becomes Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN) with changes to its mission, vision and values.
Unique New Forest gallery forced to close following loss of Arts Council funding.
Artist, educator and AIR Council member Rosalind Davis reports.