As Birmingham’s pioneering media arts project VIVID relaunches next month, we talk to Director Yasmeen Baig-Clifford about keeping things moving.
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Move follows announcement that Westminster City Council plans to axe entire £350,000 Arts and Culture programme.
In the light of Arts Council England’s recent capital grants announcement, Alistair Gentry asks when investment in the work of new, financially strapped artists will be given the same priority.
Arts Council England has announced details of the organisations that are to receive capital funding from both the large and small capital grants programme, including a number of visual arts projects.
Museums Sheffield, the charitable Trust responsible for three of the city’s museums and galleries, is facing a £200,000 reduction to its annual grant as the City Council is tasked to find £50m in savings.
Dame Liz Forgan’s farewell speech has been widely reported on for its attack on Michael Gove and the EBacc. Here, arts strategist and Thinking Practice founder Mark Robinson welcomes her forthright approach while finding plenty to take issue with.
Speaking at the British Museum last night, outgoing Arts Council England Chair Dame Liz Forgan defended the arm’s length principle of arts funding and attacked plans for the EBacc.
The energy of Northampton’s creative and cultural businesses will be linked more closely to the town’s growth and regeneration under new plans announced this week by Northampton Borough Council.
Over two years since it was commissioned, Anthony McCall’s contribution to Artists Taking the Lead is yet to materialise. But beyond the obvious issues around public funding and value, what does a project like this say about contemporary art and its relationship to audiences?
A random selection of resolutions, predictions and plans for 2013, from the impact of arts cuts in Newcastle to an artist’s intention to ‘do less’. Now, what are yours?
Following substantial investment this year from Arts Council England, Leeds Museums and Galleries announce 14 new jobs focusing on community outreach and engagement.
An internal report gives Arts Council England a clean bill of health in relation to Artists Taking the Lead in Yorkshire.
Arts Council England confirms impact of Chancellor’s autumn statement on its grant-in-aid budget.
A statement released by the board of Scottish arts funding body Creative Scotland commits to major changes at the organisation.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation is giving £500,000 in support for communities in North East England, providing grants in partnership with the Community Foundation for work in the arts, education, the environment and social change.
Andrew Dixon, the embattled CEO of arts funding body Creative Scotland, is to step down in January.
The Chief Executive of ARC arts centre in Stockton argues that, as more funding cuts loom and the new, leaner Arts Council England structure takes shape, it’s time for a fundamental change in the relationship between funder and funded.
At the end of October, Arts Council England announced its new structure, in response to a 50% cut in its admin budget from central government. The former Executive Director of ACE North East assesses the shape the organisation is in and expresses some concerns for the future.
Artist-led organisation Studio Voltaire opens an ambitious fundraising venture in the heart of London’s Mayfair, with contributions from Jeremy Deller, Mark Leckey, Linder, Cory Arcangel and many more.
Petition calls for national leaders to “demonstrate political vision and courage” when they debate the next EU budget later this week.
An Artists’ Open Space meeting in Edinburgh addressed the language of arts funding and cultural value.
Lost Arts is a partnership set up by eight unions whose members will be directly affected by cuts to the arts. The project’s coordinator explains what it’s all about.
Does the latest open letter from Creative Scotland’s Chair suggest that major changes are on the way at the arts funding body?
Arts Development UK’s ninth annual local authority arts spending survey suggests that there are more tough times ahead – but there a few positives, too.
Over 100 of Scotland’s leading artists, including Turner Prize winners, have signed an open letter calling for change at Creative Scotland.