First ever mapping of the UK’s creative economy finds ‘uneven distribution’ of the UK’s creative industries and regional imbalance in employment. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
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As Hull celebrates becoming the 2017 UK City of Culture, Dave O’Brien, originally writing for The Conversation website, cautions against focusing on short-term economic benefits when what’s needed is a long-term cultural strategy.
Plans for an artist-led workspace designed to encourage talented art graduates to stay in Plymouth receives a £2million boost from the European Regional Development Fund.
Response to first speech by Maria Miller, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
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.
The doors will close at Southwark-based commercial gallery Poppy Sebire at the end of January 2013.
The ‘Things we can do in the North…’ panel discussion at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, saw opinions divided on what the pluses and priorities are for the visual arts in the north of England.
Yesterday’s Creative Economies seminar in London looked at the role of the arts in economic development and regeneration. But how does the artist fit in with this?
Summary of an evaluation study that was commissioned by North by NorthWest, a consortium of twelve publicly funded visual arts organisations in Lancashire and Cumbria.
Report illustrating synergies between the arts and the creative economy and discussing suggestions for ACE’s strategic approach.
Findings from a major longitudinal study undertaken between 2008 and 2010 of the early career patterns of more than 3,500 graduates in practice-based art, design, crafts and media subjects, qualifying in 2002, 2003 and 2004 from 26 UK higher education institutions.
Action plan that focuses on generic skills that artists need to underpin their careers in a complex environment.
Second DCMS document adding regional detail to the first 1998 document, and reinforcing its policy in this area.