South Essex’s only publicly-funded gallery for contemporary visual art has appointed Katharine Stout, deputy director at London’s ICA, as its new director.
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Full Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations list for 2018-22.
Two new senior curators, Miguel Amado and Elinor Morgan, join the team at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art has announced Alistair Hudson of Grizedale Arts as its new director.
Following last week’s announcement by Arts Council England of its new National Portfolio of funded organisations, Mark Robinson takes a closer look at the figures to find that, whilst the portfolio has many of the same strengths and weaknesses as the first one created in 2011, ACE has failed to significantly redress the funding imbalance between London and the regions.
Following Tuesday’s NPO announcement by Arts Council England, we’ve been looking at the figures to get a clearer picture of who’s gained and who’s lost out.
Arts Council England has announced the 670 organisations that will make up its new National Portfolio of regularly-funded organisations. Included are some new additions, while 58 organisations leave the portfolio entirely.
a-n The Artists Information Company has successfully secured continued support from Arts Council England as part of its National Portfolio of funded organisations 2015-18.
Arts Council England has announced that £180m of Lottery funds will be used for the core funding of NPOs involved in touring or working with children and young people.
Kate Brindley will be returning to Bristol to take up a new post at the city’s high-profile centre for contemporary arts.
Chisenhale Gallery, The Showroom and Studio Voltaire reveal how their artistic and research ethos will lead the way for their fundraising priorities in their joint, Catalyst fund-supported project, How to work together.
In a move that aims to emphasise its history as a membership organisation, London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts is to reintroduce its £1 Day Membership scheme.
Ikon Gallery will be looking back at key periods from its 50 year history as it celebrates its half century this year, starting with two exhibitions by Jamal Penjweny and John Salt.
Bristol-based contemporary art organisation Spike Island has appointed Turner Contemporary’s Lhosa Daly as its new Deputy Director, while Alice Motard joins as Curator.
The current director of Focal Point Gallery will succeed Nicola Hood as director of Spacex, Exeter.
The visual arts organisations the Arts Council selected for funding as National Portfolio Organisations 2011-15
A charity auction at Christie’s has raised more than £200,000 towards the south London-based contemporary art organisation’s campaign to own and renovate its building, with works by Chris Ofili and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye exceeding highest estimates.
Gasworks, the South London studio and exhibition/residency space, has plans to redevelop and expand the building its been based in for nearly 20 years. Before it does, though, it’s raising funds with a high-profile auction. We talk to Director Alessio Antoniolli and artist and former studio holder, Alexandre da Cunha.
Following a restructure, and with an earlier Spending Review looming on the horizon, Arts Council England is briefing clients.
An abridged version of Dany Louise’s follow-up report on small visual arts organisations cut by Arts Council England, six months after her ‘Ladders for development’ enquiry. She asks: how have these organisations fared and what do their futures hold? Read the full version of this report with updates on all surveyed organisations: www.a-n.co.uk/realising_the_value
‘Ladders for development’ argues that the visual arts sector should pull together and support small visual arts organisations cut by Arts Council England because they “punch above their weight” and provide vital development of future artists. Six months on, Dany Louise interviews these arts organisations again, to find out how they’ve fared and what their futures hold.
New evidence exposing, quantifying and discussing the likely impact on the visual arts of Arts Council England’s decisions on fifteen previously Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) visual arts organisations unsuccessful in their NPO application. PDF file [200kbs]
New evidence exposing, quantifying and discussing the likely impact on the visual arts of Arts Council England’s decisions on fifteen previously Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) visual arts organisations unsuccessful in their NPO application. It shows that a disproportionate number of artists’ membership and development agencies and practice-based organisations lost core funding, despite ACE’s aim of creating a balanced national portfolio and makes recommendations for sustaining their work as part of a strengthened arts ecology.
In December 2010 the Arts Council of Wales announced its new portfolio of revenue clients. From 116 existing clients more than thirty were lost. Five months on we asked the sector what the impact has been and how the visual arts in Wales has reacted, and what England might anticipate following last month’s ACE announcements.
Select committee reports are an acquired taste, but anyone with access to the internet and half a day to spare will find the Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s recent report, Funding of the Arts and Heritage, and the evidence that informed it, an illuminating read. Published just two days before English arts organisations received results of their applications for Arts Council funding from 2012, it attracted a quick flash of publicity for some of its bolder conclusions and recommendations.