Why Collect?, commissioned by Art Fund and the Wolfson Foundation and written by the historian Sir David Cannadine, calls for more financial support from central government for the UK’s museums and art galleries.
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The Brighton-based gallery is aiming to raise £20,000 by 8 March to make up for a shortfall created by the loss of its grant from Brighton and Hove City Council.
Going to arts development meetings cost me time and money – but can freelance artists afford not to go?
The committee of the artist-run Glasgow gallery, which last week was dropped from Creative Scotland’s portfolio of regularly funded organisations, has issued a strongly-worded statement lambasting the decision.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Schools tell BBC that creative subjects are ‘being squeezed’; arts minister Michael Ellis places export ban on Turner painting; Basquiat exhibition is Barbican’s most visited exhibition ever.
Artists and visual art professionals have been expressing their shock and concern over Creative Scotland’s decision to cease its regular funding of Transmission, the artist-run Glasgow gallery that has had key role in the city’s contemporary art scene since 1983.
Creative Scotland has announced the recipients of regular funding for the 2018-21 period, with some big names leaving the portfolio and some new additions including Stills Gallery and the Scottish Contemporary Art Network.
An open letter has questioned the appointment of Rupert Murdoch’s daughter to Arts Council England’s governing body and called for the decision to be reversed, condemning the appointment as against the stated values of the arts funding body.
The Scottish government’s draft budget for 2018/19 has allayed fears of significant funding cuts across Creative Scotland’s regularly funded organisations.
The gallery’s chair of trustees, David Dimbleby, says the cuts will jeopardise the future of the organisation which is based in a purpose-built building that opened in 2009.
With too many artists’ residencies excluding those who don’t have independent means of support or who have responsibilities at home, Alistair Gentry welcomes Wysing Art Centre’s new residency programme and calls for more of the same from building-based arts organisations.
Scotland’s arts funding body has told regularly funded organisations that they will not get a decision on their April 2018-21 funding until the end of January 2018.
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.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: David Velasco succeeds Michelle Kuo as editor in chief of Artforum; galleries hit by wave of cyber crime; Lancashire’s Super Slow Way awarded ACE funding of £1million.
The online survey of arts workers reveals the strain local authority cuts are putting on the sector, with community arts groups facing the biggest threat.
The UK’s independent lobbying organisation for the arts, which relies on donations from the public to make its campaigns happen, has launched a new Supporters Scheme with five different tiers available.
The UK has the most highly developed arts infrastructure in the world. But, asks 2016-17 Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin in the first of two short provocations, imagine if it all disappeared overnight. Would it make a difference to your career? Would you still make art? And what do we want this infrastructure to do?
Shonagh Manson, director of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is stepping down after more than eight years in the role to take up a new position with the Mayor of London.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched that seeks to support women artists over the age of 55 to continue their art practice during periods of personal, life and career change.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: new trustees for Liverpool Biennial; UK Holocaust Memorial shortlist on show; vigilantes steal Paris street art.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Mercury Prize-winning band Young Fathers suffer backlash over art galleries criticism; Northern Ireland considers abolishing Arts Council; Jerwood Drawing Prize artists announced.
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.