Museums Association report focusing on funding, collections and the future relevance of the sector.
Cultural value - a-n The Artists Information Company
Strategy document from a-n that puts advocacy for visual artists at the heart of its activities for the next five years.
Full Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations list for 2018-22.
A data-set produced by the National Campaign for the Arts examining funding and other factors relating to the “health” of the arts in England.
Following experiential research projects, this report presents ideas and examples of innovative practice for those interested in creative ageing, with a focus on arts and dementia.
Explores the various approaches, impacts and outcomes of art and engagement found across the CPP programme.
Evaluation of 2016 edition based on responses of the Biennial’s core audience, participating artists, staff, volunteers, and key stakeholders.
Presents research interrogating artist development activity at Castlefield Gallery as part of PHD research in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University.
Analyses and calculates the social value created by Turner Contemporary during the gallery’s April 2015–March 2016 financial year.
Provides estimate of the contribution of DCMS sectors to the UK economy.
Consultancy research based on a sector survey with questions covering fundraising, partnership development and earned income.
Based on learning from the first eighteen months of the Paying Artists initiative, the paper provides a draft exhibition fee framework, with recommendations and guidance for implementing this.
Presents the findings of the 3-year Cultural Value Project, which attempted to understand the value of arts and culture; and the difference they make to individuals and to society.
Readable report by the World Cities Culture Forum conference evidencing the role of culture in creating vibrant cities for the 21st century.
Initiated by a-n and CVAN, with contributions from Scottish Artists Union, Engage and other key organisations, the UK’s visual arts sector made a joint submission to the Treasury Spending Review in Autumn 2015 outlining a number of key recommendations to help better support the sector.
Informative document detailing ethos and six funding priorities for the Foundation.
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 […]
Learning from the first two years of the ACE funded major national programme Creative People and Places.
Part of the Paying Artists research portfolio, Sarah Thelwall’s report explores how public sector galleries can think differently about budgets for artists’ fees.
Susan Jones’ analysis and commentary uses data drawn from a-n.co.uk/jobs to track current trends in artists’ employment opportunities.
This report – the sixth in the Paying Artists research portfolio – draws together examples of how artists’ fees for exhibiting are arrived at in Sweden, Norway, Canada and Poland; and the conditions and contexts that underpin their application.
Provides a historical context within the Paying Artists campaign of the Payment to Artists for Exhibition of Work scheme implemented by the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1979.
A short paper that briefly reviews some of the existing literature that has been referenced or has provided useful context and comparison for the Paying Artists study.