Venue:Plymouth College of Art
Date:February 13, 2020 at 06:00 PM
Location:South West England
arts policy - a-n The Artists Information Company
The power of culture to address social challenges has emerged as a key theme at a Culture Summit involving Government officials from 45 countries. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
The £150m Creative Industries Sector Deal supports the development of creative clusters and the roll out of a creative careers programme but prioritises digital businesses over culture. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
New Arts Council England chair Nicholas Serota makes his first speech at the No Boundaries conference in Hull, setting out his priorities for the organisation.
The £110million project is to be built on the former Granada Studios site, with Manchester International Festival announced as operator of the new ‘flagship’ cultural venue.
Fancy a creative future? Then look no further than 64 Million Artists, a national campaign that wants to unlock the creativity of everyone in Britain. Throughout January it set short daily creative challenges up to 20 minutes long that were […]
Despite the predominantly female visual arts workforce of the past decade, it’s striking that men continue to be given the top jobs. Evidence of cultural diversity is still hard to find. Praise then to the Baltic gallery trustees, who have […]
It is just as important to nurture individuals and micro arts groups as it is to protect big bricks and mortar institutions In recent months, and in the run-up to this month’s spending round, arts lobbying network What Next? has […]
Date:January 17, 2017 at 06:00 PM
Venue:The Mining Institute
From:June 09, 2016
To:June 08, 2016
Location:North East England
Spending Review promises “radical steps” towards the devolution of power across the UK and cuts of up to 40%, but Arts Council England’s Lottery stockpile could soften the blow. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
The remainder of the Measuring the experience report reflects on the seventeen case studies to analyse areas such as aims, legal status, organisational structure, decision-making processes, financial support, dealing with change, impact on audiences, impact on the group, impact on […]
Since 2000 there has been an unprecedented surge in self-employment. According to the RSA, there has been a 40% increase in micro-businesses and one in seven of the workforce are now self-employed. I recently joined the UK’s freelancer community and […]
Here in the UK, as the Paying Artists campaign revealed in 2014, the majority of contemporary artists are barely surviving financially, with no or low pay the norm. In real terms, nearly three-quarters of artists are getting just 37% of […]
As artists find themselves at the end of the cultural food chain, Susan Jones suggests a new activism to reaffirm their status The so-called golden age of arts funding has given way to debilitating austerity, particularly for artists who find […]
Are traditional arts organisations the best vehicles for meaningful participation or should we be looking elsewhere? These are dangerous times for people and for our world of arts values. Uncertainty can cause us to be safe, edit complexity, be secretive, […]
Republishing a selection from my writing on the Guardian. Collectively, these texts raise issues and concerns about the visual arts infrastructure, arts policy and conditions for artists’ creativity.
Within the case studies, similar aspirations are attached to the work of artist-led organisations. These are said to “create ambitious projects which involve a wide range of audiences”, “make an excellent contribution to delivering arts provision in the community”, “play […]
The final report of the Warwick Commission inquiry finds the future of cultural value as lying in a seamless relationship between the cultural sector and the creative industries, coupled with a focus on enterprise and creativity in schools. Liz Hill and Frances Richens report.
Selected texts, discussions, guides and profiles that address issues around or profile arts taking place in rural contexts.
Republishes extracts from my substantial report entitled Measuring the experience: the scope and value of artist-led organisations, the 1993-96 research study that explored and articulated value of the artist-led as a vital research-based ingredient in the visual arts ecology.
Presents findings of research on social inclusion in the arts.
Academic report evaluating the impact of 14 different projects working within the social inclusion field.