Susan Jones explores the contribution Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts programme has made in sustaining artists’ individual practices, and argues for a new, more nuanced and localised approach to direct funding in the future.
Cultural value - a-n The Artists Information Company
Dave Beech explores how art, artists and arts practice participate in a wider revolution, and the inter-relationships between art’s political, activist and socially engaged practices and the institutional and infrastructural politics of art itself. Commissioned by a-n Artists Council as part of its one-year research project Artists Make Change.
Ellie Harrison discusses how arts skills and strategies, built over the course of a career, can be applied to ways of making change. Commissioned by a-n Artists Council as part of its one-year research project Artists Make Change.
Drawing on the findings of a-n’s survey and reflecting the views of over 4,000 members, the Covid-19 impact survey report provides robust insights into the emerging impacts of the public health crisis with 93% of respondents reporting that their practice or career has been affected by the outbreak.
Sonya Dyer considers the key challenges facing mid-career artists and makers in this essay written in response to Pivotal Moments, the conference she organised in September 2018 in collaboration with the SPACE-led professional development programme London Creative Network.
Nicola Naismith’s report, undertaken as part of her AHRC funded research supported by Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, is concerned with the issue of affective support that artists working in health care settings are currently able to access.
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.
Primary research into MPs attitudes to Arts Council England, by party.
Commissioned by ACE following the June 2017 NPO round in which both Arnolfini and Situations were dropped from national portfolio funding.
Museums Association report focusing on funding, collections and the future relevance of the sector.
Preliminary evaluation by the University of Hull of the impacts of the 2017 UK City of Culture on Hull.
Report advocating for the implementation of specific methods of evaluating “the cultural spillover effect”, via the presentation of four international case studies.
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.
Write-up of research project examining the ways in which two of Tate’s 2014 ticketed exhibitions created value for audiences.