The New Art Gallery Walsall remains under threat of closure but gallery director Stephen Snoddy has vowed to fight hard to keep it open. Chris Sharratt argues it’s a battle that can’t be lost.
Arts Funding - Page 5 of 18 - a-n The Artists Information Company
Five visual artists and three composers each receive £50,000 ‘no strings attached’ awards to ‘develop their creative ideas’.
An open letter signed by artists including Tracey Emin, Douglas Gordon and Ed Ruscha, as well as the actors Val Kilmer and Ewan McGregor, has called on the board of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to reopen the recently closed Inverleith House as a gallery for contemporary art.
Hot on the heels of the closure of Inverleith House gallery in Edinburgh comes the news that Glasgow Sculpture Studios is to end its exhibition programme. Chris Sharratt sees worrying signs for the resilience of the visual arts sector in Scotland.
A new 73-page Brexit Report from the Creative Industries Foundation draws on evidence provided by its members in order to present a series of recommendations to government as well as highlighting the challenges that lie ahead for the sector.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: artist Tania announces bid for Cuban presidency, Anicka Yi wins 2016 Hugo Boss Prize, and divided reception for Doris Salcedo’s memorial in Bogotá.
As the New Art Gallery Walsall, opened in 2000 and home to the Garman Ryan Collection of over 300 Jacob Epstein sculptures, is threatened with closure, the artist Bob and Roberta Smith expresses his dismay at its possible demise.
The arts community in Scotland and beyond has responded to the shock announcement that Edinburgh’s Inverleith House gallery is to close, with a petition calling for the decision to be reversed.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Last art history A-level axed, London’s free art school moves to Margate, and exhibition on slavery causes uproar in Paris.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Contemporary Art Society acquires artworks for Mima at Frieze, and Arts Council England announces budgets for 2018-22.
Darren Henley uses speech in Sunderland to discuss what the EU referendum result might mean for artists and arts organisations in the north of England and across the UK.
The artist-led organisation with a focus on sculpture and 3D making has two days left to hit its target and complete its crowd funding campaign to pay for a new community ceramics and foundry hub in south east London.
Artist Rachel Dobbs’ recently published ‘cheatsheet’ for Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts application has been widely applauded and shared by artists and arts organisers. Pippa Koszerek reports on the social media conversation.
As many of the city’s artists bemoan their exclusion from next year’s UK City of Culture celebrations, Hull-based painter Paul Collinson looks beyond the 2017 spectacle and asks what the legacy will be for those living and working there.
A new toolkit / ‘cheatsheet’, designed by artist Rachel Dobbs, reformats the Arts Council England Grants for the Arts application form to make it more accessible.
Kwong Lee, director of Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery, is to leave the role in November after nearly 11 years in charge.
In its Arts Strategy 2016-17, published to coincide with Edinburgh’s festival season, Creative Scotland has made fair pay for artists a core aim as part of its commitment to supporting and promoting artists’ work.
With a long and close relationship between the UK and Poland stretching back over generations, and an estimated 800,000 people born in Poland currently resident in the UK, what is the Polish view on Brexit and its implications for the visual arts? Emma Sumner talks to Polish artists, curators and visual arts professionals to find out.
Arts Council England has announced the 40 organisations across the country that will benefit from its new Elevate fund, which aims to enhance diversity in the arts and culture sector.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Creative Scotland awards over £1.2million of Open Project Funding, artist Zehra Doğan arrested in Turkey, and more than 40 artists and designers accuse Zara of plagiarism.
International Curators Forum receive Arts Council fund of £300,000 for Black British Diaspora Pavilion, with ten artists set to exhibit work at Venice Biennale 2017.
Art Fund’s crowdfunding platform Art Happens, the first of its kind dedicated to raising money for museums, has clocked up almost £300,000 for 16 projects.
DACS Foundation’s Art360 project has awarded funding to 26 artists and estates in the 2016 round of funding for its three-year project, which aims to support the preservation of artists’ archives.
Creative Industries Federation chief executive John Kampfner and Art Fund director Stephen Deuchar on the arts post-Brexit.
The representative body for visual artists in Ireland is proposing that a tourist bed tax should be introduced in the country, with funds raised going to the arts and cultural sector.