The new trust backed by the Mayor of London, Arts Council England, Outset Contemporary Art Fund and Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to secure 1,000 ‘affordable’ workspaces in the capital in its first five years.
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More News In Brief: National Portrait Gallery launches appeal to raise funds for major refurbishment and re-display; Art Fund expands young persons’ discount scheme after study shows under-30s use museums and galleries to ‘de-stress’.
More News In Brief: ACE research finds ‘deeply rooted’ transparency concerns; recently discovered ‘lost Michelangelo’ goes missing from Belgian church; new art fair dedicated to drawing to launch in London; Jock McFadyen announced as coordinator of Royal Academy’s 251st Summer Exhibition.
Other News In Brief: Ireland’s EVA International announces theme and guest curator for its 39th edition; Arts Council England awards £5m to Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 plus announces latest small capital grants; fluorescent Ugo Rondine public sculpture unveiled in Liverpool.
ACE calls for people from inside and outside the arts and cultural sector to share their views on a series of proposed outcomes that it is aiming to achieve by 2030.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Steven Parissien to step down as director of Compton Verney Art Gallery; Scientists explain clouds in Edvard Munch’s The Scream as unusual meteorological condition; Cleveland College of Art and Design becomes The Northern School of Art; The Brooklyn Historical Society remembers 9/11 with an artist’s live-stream of the attack.
Written by Artangel’s James Lingwood and Henry Moore Foundation director Godfrey Worsdale, the just published ACE-commissioned report followed last June’s ACE NPO announcement which saw Bristol’s Arnolfini and Situations lose their funding.
A year and a half on from when Rachel Dobbs published her ACE funding cheatsheet, the artist and mentor has put out a revised version, hot on the heels of this month’s launch of Arts Council England’s new Project Grants scheme.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: loss of EU arts funding would hit pro-Brexit regions hardest; French court annuls conviction of electrician in possession of stolen Picasso works; Radio DJ Lauren Laverne questions BAE’s sponsorship of the Great Exhibition of the North.
Arts Council Chair Sir Nicholas Serota will lead a team of 17 creative industry leaders to research the role that ‘creative thinking’ should play within education policy. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
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.
Report on diversity within Arts Council England NPOs and recipients of GFTA funding, using data gathered annually by ACE.
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.