Jerwood Arts has announced over £1 million of support for early-career artist development across the UK arts sector in 2020, plus its programme of exhibitions and events supporting early career visual artists.
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Two years after losing its ACE National Portfolio Organisation status, the Bristol gallery has secured funding for its exhibition programme up to 2022.
Creative Scotland is running a £400,000 pilot programme to support five of Scotland’s artist-led spaces to explore the best ways to sustain artist-run and collectively organised activity. Glasgow-based artist and writer Jessica Ramm considers the questions that will be asked.
Arts Council England has published its draft strategy for 2020-2030 and is inviting responses from individuals and organisations through an online consultation and series of workshops across England.
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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.
The programme, which has been welcomed by arts funder Creative Scotland, will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
a-n Research editor Dany Louise highlights reports and evaluations from several UK-based art festivals and biennials that provide useful insight into the continued investment in large-scale art presentations and projects.
Cultural spend has been reallocated or cut to zero at four more councils this year, and some local authorities are turning a profit through culture and heritage.
Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.