News briefing with national and international stories, including: Google’s Arts and Culture app now allows users to locate their art doppelganger and creative industries risk losing 27,000 jobs in no-deal Brexit.
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News briefing with national and international stories, including: Matt Hancock made culture secretary in cabinet reshuffle, replacing Karen Bradley; tours organised by Christoph Büchel of Trump’s border wall prototypes prove popular; and artists sign letter in support of Lorde’s decision to cancel gig in Israel.
This year’s Engage International Conference took place in Hull and was titled ‘The Whole Picture: Rethinking Diversity’. Hull-based artist Paul Collinson reports from the two-day event.
A group of artists in Bristol has coordinated a united front in the face of an Arts Council England visual arts review in which they feel they weren’t offered an equal seat at the table. They outline their intervention in a recent public consultation event while proposing a new approach for the city’s art ecology.
The visual arts commissioning agency has written the letter to Arts Council England chair Sir Nicholas Serota saying its confirmed programme is in jeopardy after its removal from ACE’s national portfolio.
Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for 2018-22 includes an overall increase in the number of visual arts organisations receiving funding from 121 to 149. We highlight six organisations who will be joining the portfolio and find out what their new status will mean to them.
Following Tuesday’s NPO announcement by Arts Council England, we’ve been looking at the figures to get a clearer picture of who’s gained and lost the most, which organisations receive the most funding, and which artist-led organisations have joined the portfolio.
National Portfolio announcement includes an additional £170million outside London between 2018 and 2022.
Arts Council England’s National Portfolio announcement sees a-n become a Sector Support Organisation for the 2018-22 portfolio.
Full Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations list for 2018-22.
The key themes on the agenda at this year’s No Boundaries conference, supported by Arts Council England and the British Council, emerged as community, inclusivity and socially responsible citizenship. Sophia Crilly reports.
Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea have announced a cultural exchange partnership to fund 21 performing and visual arts projects in South Korea and England, including an artists’ residency programme.
A recent one-day conference in London organised by Julie’s Bicycle explored how arts organisations can act on climate change and environmental sustainability. Jack Hutchinson reports.
Birmingham’s Grand Union is developing its programme and making plans for the future having secured £130,000 from Arts Council England and with the appointment of Mac Birmingham’s former director as its new chair.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Cockpit Arts Camden building faces redevelopment, all-female show offers defiant riposte to Trump winning US election, and new artistic director of Tate St Ives announced.
Darren Henley uses speech in Sunderland to discuss what the EU referendum result might mean for artists and arts organisations in the north of England and across the UK.
The director of Tate is to leave the role after 28 years to take up part-time position as chairman of Arts Council England.
Artist Rachel Dobbs’ recently published ‘cheatsheet’ for Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts application has been widely applauded and shared by artists and arts organisers. Pippa Koszerek reports on the social media conversation.
A new toolkit / ‘cheatsheet’, designed by artist Rachel Dobbs, reformats the Arts Council England Grants for the Arts application form to make it more accessible.
Northumberland-based Arts & Heritage to receive Arts Council funding for ten museums to work with individual artists on new works inspired by their collections.
Four organisations in Manchester, St Helens, Cambridge and Reading to receive a total of £1,757,500 from Arts Council England fund.
Unlimited is to continue to produce new works by disabled artists following funding from Arts Council England for its third programme.
With more than double the anticipated number of responses, the Artists’ Livelihoods survey into how visual artists in England live and work forms part of the most comprehensive study of its kind in over a decade. Stephen Palmer reports.
The Meeting Point project will present artworks in unexpected places and support small and medium scale museums to commission artists.
Launching today, a-n is a lead partner in a comprehensive survey into how visual artists in England live and work, part of a new Arts Council England research project that will shape future support and initiatives for artists. Take part and share your views on the day-to-day realities of being a professional artist and the challenges and barriers you face.