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Kanders, who is vice-chair of the New York art museum’s board of trustees, owns Safariland, a ‘law enforcement products company’ that manufactures tear gas canisters. The open letter follows calls for his removal by Whitney staff and protests organised by the group Decolonize This Place.
A data-set produced by the National Campaign for the Arts examining funding and other factors relating to the “health” of the arts in England.
The philanthropist who co-founded the Outset Contemporary Art Fund has been named as the new chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries, where she will succeed current director Julia Peyton-Jones in July.
A recent event in Leeds organised by Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy asked whether artists were the key to making a step change in arts and culture giving. Amelia Crouch went along and found that the issue of low pay for artists was all-but ignored – but that the idea of artists as fundraisers may not be all bad.
Venue:The Fylde Gallery, Booths Food Store, Haven Road, Lytham
From:May 30, 2015
To:July 30, 2015
Location:North West England
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.
Legacy 10 publication in support of Coalition Government encouragement of private funding of the arts, coinciding with changes to Inheritance Tax.
A round-up of recent shortlists, winners and awards.