Report argues that more needs to be done to give space to makers from a wider variety of traditions to tell their stories and to increase the representation of makers from all backgrounds.
Cultural policy - a-n The Artists Information Company
Report detailing findings of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England.
As part of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England, this report provides an overview of the study findings.
As part of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England, this report is based on in-depth discussions from five focus groups held across the English regions in March and April 2016.
As part of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England, this report provides a summary of the first stage of the research, a review of existing literature and data to inform the study and subsequent primary research.
ACE commissioned report from Britain Thinks, reviewing how the arts, museums and libraries sector has progressed since 2010
Updates previous editions of the Fawcett Society’s Sex and Power index.
Commissioned by ACE following the June 2017 NPO round in which both Arnolfini and Situations were dropped from national portfolio funding.
Preliminary evaluation by the University of Hull of the impacts of the 2017 UK City of Culture on Hull.
Using learning from approaches taken in Australia and the USA, Susanne Burns offers a critique of the competitive UK subsidised arts system, identifying changes required for organisational and artist economic sustainability.
Explores the historical context of public collecting and the dilemmas and challenges of developing museum collections within shrinking budgets and rising international art prices.
Report on diversity within Arts Council England NPOs and recipients of GFTA funding, using data gathered annually by ACE.
DCMS directly funds 15 museums and the British Library. This review looks at the “functions, forms, effectiveness, efficiency and accountability” within these institutions.
Review in response to the Government’s Culture White Paper in 2016. Visual arts museums are represented, along with sculpture parks.
The first of three reports that explore the potential civic role of publicly funded arts organisations, within the context of wide community and political divisions in 2017.
Full Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations list for 2018-22.
Additional report from the Freelands Foundation revealing more aspects of gender inequality in the visual arts in Britain.
Short graphic report demonstrating gender inequality in the arts in Britain.
Strong cultural statement of policy intention by the DCMS presented to Parliament as a White Paper in March 2016.
Summary of the first sector consultations that took place as part of the Paying Artists campaign on the issue of paying artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries.
This report deconstructs the Paying Artists case studies, published in 2014, to highlight emerging themes and show how some galleries are already demonstrating transparency. Useful for galleries wishing to develop their own fair pay policies.
Commissioned by a-n from freelance arts writer and researcher Dany Louise, this paper shows how visual arts organisations in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland have approached advising on visual artists’ day rates, as well as a comparator organisation in Canada […]
The final document in a trilogy from three respected researchers.
Arts Council Wales Corporate Plan from 2013 – 2018.
Part of the Paying Artists research portfolio, Sarah Thelwall’s report explores how public sector galleries can think differently about budgets for artists’ fees.