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The programme, which has been welcomed by arts funder Creative Scotland, will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
The power of culture to address social challenges has emerged as a key theme at a Culture Summit involving Government officials from 45 countries. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Cultural spend has been reallocated or cut to zero at four more councils this year, and some local authorities are turning a profit through culture and heritage.
Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
9,000 secondary school arts teachers have left their jobs in England since 2011. Arts Professional’s Jonathan Knott reports.
Two artists’ studios in Belfast are among the seven dropped, with 100 arts organisations sharing £13.1m as the Arts Council struggles to deal with a £23m reduction in public spending on the arts over the past six years. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
The £150m Creative Industries Sector Deal supports the development of creative clusters and the roll out of a creative careers programme but prioritises digital businesses over culture. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
The first organisations to meet the government’s new reporting requirements include Arts Council England, the National Gallery and Sadler’s Wells. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Arts education professionals and politicians have met as a first step to tackling the structural problems causing the arts to be neglected in many schools. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
Arts Council Chair Sir Nicholas Serota will lead a team of 17 creative industry leaders to research the role that ‘creative thinking’ should play within education policy. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
More than one in five Creative Industries Federation members say they would consider moving their business abroad if the UK and the EU reach no favourable trade deal. ArtsProfessional’s Christy Romer reports.
Over 100,000 children a year will lose the chance to study the arts when the EBacc becomes compulsory in schools in England and the least privileged will lose out most. Is this a conspiracy or a cock-up, asks ArtsProfessional’s Liz Hill.
Arts workers have lifted the veil on the secrecy surrounding sexual harassment in the arts, revealing the extent and impact of the issue in hundreds of comments through a survey by Arts Professional. AP’s Liz Hill reports.