Details the performance indicators expected of visual and applied arts Portfolio organisations in Wales.
Arts Council Wales / Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru - a-n The Artists Information Company
Reflections on ACW “Ideas: People: Places” programme which supports projects that “test new models of regeneration and collaboration through the arts”.
Survey of artists in Wales who received an individual grant from Arts Council Wales between 2013- 2016.
The People’s Market in Wrexham town centre will be transformed into a new arts and cultural hub for Oriel Wrecsam gallery following major capital grants from the Arts Council of Wales, Wrexham Council and the Welsh government.
Executive summary of report evaluating the Wales in Venice project since 2009.
Solid dense report providing quantitative data on the who, what, why, when and how of the arts in Wales.
Arts Council of Wales announces support for a-n/AIR campaign for artists to receive fair payment for exhibiting.
Arts Council Wales Corporate Plan from 2013 – 2018.
This year’s Arts Development UK conference in Cardiff took ‘arts for life’ as its theme and gave delegates an opportunity to ‘pick and mix’ from a variety of sessions. But, reports Julie McCalden, the event’s real highlights came from its lively keynote speakers.
Arts Council of Wales’s new five-year strategy rejects single artform strategies, defines the obligations of national companies and pledges to recognise the role of activity that straddles the subsidised and commercial sectors. Liz Hill reports.
An arts-rich approach to teaching could be a ‘game-changer’ for education in Wales, according to a new report commissioned by the Welsh government and led by Arts Council Wales’ Chair Dai Smith.
An open dialogue between arts practitioners, public funders and the public is vital in developing the arts for the benefit of the wider community, says Arts Professional Editor Liz Hill.
UK survey raises issues of social value and economic survival. Frances Lord reports.
The key finding of this study reveals that shockingly few individual artists apply for funding in their own right, and even fewer are successful. What this means is that there is little direct funding being given to artists to pursue and develop their own projects, under their own control – under 20% of available funding for the visual arts in England, 14% for Northern Ireland and around 18% for Scotland and Wales in 2009-2010.
In December 2010 the Arts Council of Wales announced its new portfolio of revenue clients. From 116 existing clients more than thirty were lost. Five months on we asked the sector what the impact has been and how the visual arts in Wales has reacted, and what England might anticipate following last month’s ACE announcements.
Short sector commentary on Arts Council Wales review of revenue-funded clients in December 2010. Included as an early effect of the 2008 “credit crunch” and the resulting “austerity” programme which resulted in significant changes to cultural policy and cuts to arts funding across the UK.
It’s a peculiar sign of the times that the announcement by the Arts Council of Wales at their annual conference today of a 4% cut to the arts over three years was greeted by the audience of arts professionals with enthusiastic applause and pats on the back all round for securing such a good settlement from the Wales Assembly Government.
From over 2,000 entries, 59 projects were shortlisted for Artists Taking the Lead. Artists get a
The latest arts policy and funding developments.
Sixteen professional artists from across the arts disciplines received a Creative Wales Award from The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) in March.
New appointments and farewells.
Michael Cousin is one of five visual artists to receive a major Creative Wales award in the 2006/7 round.
The Arts Council of Wales has welcomed the proposed creation of a Strategy Board under the Chairmanship of the Minister.
The Arts Council of is hosting a conference on Arts, Health and Well-being in Wales on 5 December with the overall aim of presenting and discussing a Draft Strategy for Arts, Health and Well-being.
Following the recent questioning of the relationship between Arts Council England and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, in the light of the publication of the ACE Peer Review at the end of 2005 (see Comment in February a-n Magazine), challenges have been presented to the Scottish and Welsh arts councils that threaten to undermine their continued arms length relationship with the Government.