Wimbledon Art Studios in south west London opens its doors for its Summer Open Studios Art Show 14-17 May.
a-n Magazine 2009 April - a-n The Artists Information Company
Contents include: Includes: Widening the audience for visual artists feature; John Holden on cultural exclusivity; Matthew Houlding in Big picture; plus 15mm films & beaconsfield in this month’s Collaborative relationships. PDF version [size 4.8 MB]. Requires PDF reader.
Following on from an artist-led public meeting last December in Glasgow, Wednesday 25 February saw a public forum on the theme of ‘Arts Futures: Creative Scotland?’ at the Glasgow School of Art.
It is understandable that the development of Creative Scotland has been perceived by many cultural practitioners as an attack on the arts themselves. An initial response from some practitioners has been to defend the arts through the various well-known claims of the value of arts to the economy.
John Holden on cultural elitism and expert professionalism.
Matthew Houlding’s Sons of Pioneers.
Audience development is core within galleries and arts organisations seeking diverse participation in programmes. Here, we examine how they create accessibility, inclusion and encourage learning and engagement with artists and artworks through activities including workshops, residencies and other projects.
The Glass Parallax by Samual Dowd.
DACS (the Design and Artists Copyright Society) has warned visual creators who use social networking sites to promote their work to stop and read the small print.
Creative and market development programme Designer Maker West Midlands (DMWM), managed by Heather Rigg and funded by Arts Council England, has appointed three mentors to mentor mid-career designer makers through their new Future Forward 1 scheme.
Bloomberg SPACE has launched COMMA, a dynamic new programme of commissions enabling artists to experiment and expand their work.
The relationship between the collective Ganghut and Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) began with a residency and subsequent events, and has now developed into construction of a semi-permanent project space.
London’s Whitechapel Gallery reopens in April following a
Arts Council England will save
Artist Aaron Williamson and Directors of Beaconsfield gallery David Crawforth and Naomi Siderfin discuss the 15mm Films collective.
A 500-metre square area beneath major rail, road and pedestrian transport interchange Bushey Arches that was designated for public art is now home to Tony Stallard’s light work.
This month’s artworld movers.
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