Although you may not know it, 2009 has been designated European Year of Creativity and Innovation in recognition that Europe needs to boost its capacity for creativity and innovation, both for social and economic reasons.
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British artists and their families were dealt a crushing blow in December as Government again decided to delay implementation of the Artist’s Resale Right for artists’ heirs and beneficiaries.
University of Westminster’s BA in ceramics is set to close in 2013, with no further recruitment.
Collection of essays by well-known arts leaders and thinkers on what it means for cultural policy if we are to lead “an expressive life.”
Arts Council England’s latest consultation now launched focuses on self-assessment and peer review and you are invited to have your say.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, officially re-opened its upper galleries to the public in October with Connect, a new permanent exhibition that makes connections between works of art from different cultures and times.
Arts Council Englands reputation was badly affected following announcement of its 2008-11 investment strategy for regularly funded organisations (RFOs).
The latest arts policy and funding developments.
Launching September 2008, Creative Graduates Creative Futures is the largest-ever study of the career patterns of graduates from UK courses in art, design, craft and media.
A panel of education experts have selected Englands thirty most creative schools to be the leading edge of a £110m national creative learning programme.
Initiated by New Work Network (NWN) in 2007, the Activator programme is a developing strategy to build on the organisations track record for supporting the development of new performance, live and interdisciplinary arts.
The first ever comprehensive plan for government support for the creative industries was published in February.
The Art and Design Index to Theses.
Important at-the-time DCMS document explaining its developing thinking about the creative industries environment and policy.
DCMS commissioned review of the system of public sector funding for the arts and how it can encourage excellence, risk-taking and innovation. Examines how artistic excellence can encourage wider and deeper engagement with the arts by audiences.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) response to the Scottish Funding Council’s request for advice on Scotland’s position in research relevant to the creative industries.
Scotlands largest gathering of artists, arts organisations and delegates from the cultural sector will converge on Edinburgh next year for a three-day cultural summit.
Its all change at the Department of Culture Media and Sport.
As I was chaperoned around the 8th Sharjah Biennial: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, the Emirate reminded me of Phoenix Arizona, but instead of US patriotism pervading, Islam sits relaxingly alongside the logos of KFC, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King, Pizza Hut, shopping malls and building construction.
From an application of over 115, seventeen projects will receive funding for networking programmes designed to develop future and emerging cultural leaders.
The programme Climate Change: Cultural Change took place in June, 2006 in Newcastle-Gateshead, curated by Helix Arts with CarbonNeutralNewcastle.
David Butler discusses artists and urban regeneration.
Sunil Gupta looks back to the revolution of the mid 1990s, when the artistic imagination was first allowed to direct cultural policy.
Leigh French, co-editor of Variant, reports on the context and outcomes of The Cultural Commission. Everything can be measured, and what can be measured can be managed. McKinseys consultants The very act of observing alters the reality being observed. Heisenberg […]
The rapid ongoing abrogation of boundaries and fusions in art, technology and society are the focal point for the 2005 Ars Electronica Festival. Held in Linz, Austria, 1-6 September, it comprises a fascinating mixture of events, conferences, symposia, exhibitions and […]