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Why Collect?, commissioned by Art Fund and the Wolfson Foundation and written by the historian Sir David Cannadine, calls for more financial support from central government for the UK’s museums and art galleries.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Matt Hancock made culture secretary in cabinet reshuffle, replacing Karen Bradley; tours organised by Christoph Büchel of Trump’s border wall prototypes prove popular; and artists sign letter in support of Lorde’s decision to cancel gig in Israel.
DCMS directly funds 15 museums and the British Library. This review looks at the “functions, forms, effectiveness, efficiency and accountability” within these institutions.
Review in response to the Government’s Culture White Paper in 2016. Visual arts museums are represented, along with sculpture parks.
Former culture and digital minister Matt Hancock’s remit is slimmed to digital, as arts and culture joins heritage and tourism under the remit of first-time minister John Glen. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Provides estimate of the contribution of DCMS sectors to the UK economy.
Fourth annual report from the DCMS, published in summer 2016.
New Prime Minister Theresa May’s inaugural cabinet sees former accountant and tax manager Karen Bradley take on the portfolio for culture, media and sport.
DCMS official statistics providing economic estimates to measure employment in the Creative Industries and Creative Economy in the UK up to 2015.
The recently published white paper on culture, the first since Jennie Lee’s 1965 Policy for the Arts, was hailed by culture minister Ed Vaizey as presenting a “bold new vision”. Mark Robinson begs to differ.
Culture minister Ed Vaizey has announced the publication of The Culture White Paper, the first government white paper on culture in England for over 50 years.
Strong cultural statement of policy intention by the DCMS presented to Parliament as a White Paper in March 2016.
Chancellor George Osborne delivers Autumn Statement and Spending Review, outlining cuts to government departments, whilst promising increased funding for the Arts Council.
Event in London brings together raft of speakers from across the arts sector to discuss funding priorities, partnerships and access – with a welcome focus on the artist.
As the UK gears up to celebrate three ‘cities of culture’ between 2017 and 2023, questions still remain over how they will be funded. Frances Richens reports.
Paper formally acknowledging the flaws in the original DCMS SIC (classification codes) and proposing improvements.
Presents brief explanations of different economic data cited for the creative industries.
Part of a Culture 2020 project intended to assist arts organisations to engage with donors. Updated findings April 2010 – June 2011 by consultancy Arts Quarter.
Formal research report to DCMS recommending using Treasury accepted economic tools as basis for measuring cultural value.
Legacy 10 publication in support of Coalition Government encouragement of private funding of the arts, coinciding with changes to Inheritance Tax.
Published in 2009 by the DCMS, this is the companion document to the “A Passion for Excellence” Strategy. It reviews the impact of the strategy one year on.
Published by the Local Government Association in 2008, this is an official strategy document commissioned by the DCMS under the New Labour administration. It encourages local government working with local partners to improve quality of life, and improve delivery of cultural and sport services to local people.
Important at-the-time DCMS document explaining its developing thinking about the creative industries environment and policy.