Written on Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Creative Scotland chief executive Janet Archer, is leaving after five years in the role.
John Kampfner has stood down as chief executive of the Creative Industries’ Federation, which he founded four years ago with Sir John Sorrell.
Written on Monday, 16 July 2018
Axe falls after Creative Scotland grant cut
Sheffield’s Site Gallery is to reopen with three times the space, and a new mission with a new artistic director, it was announced today.
Written on Friday, 13 July 2018
The government’s Brexit white paper has set out a basis to ensure artists’ mobility between the UK and Europe after Brexit.
Three years since Battersea Arts Centre’s great hall burnt down, it is pre-empting it autumn opening today with a defiant message for Donald Trump https://www.bac.org.uk.
Who is Jeremy Wright, the headlines on Tuesday were asking. For me, he bears an unnerving likeness to Mad Magazine’sAlfred E Neuman (a kind of 1960s Forrest Gump who only ever said “What, me worry?”), but he was the Attorney General and is now the seventh Secretary State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport since 2010.
Written on Thursday, 12 July 2018
Dulwich Picture Gallery in South London is to get a “Colour Palace” for its gardens next summer.
Written on Wednesday, 11 July 2018
The Shakespeare Schools Foundation has won £33,000 in the Japan Art Association’s Praemium Imperiale 2018 awards.
Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures dance company is to collaborate with environmental sustainability agency Julie’s Bicycle to creative a creative green certificate for touring.
Councillors in Reading are backing a plan to turn the town’s famous jail into an arts centre.
Written on Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Kenilworth MP and former Attorney General Jeremy Wright MP is the latest Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport .
A company has announced plans to to set up a vesrion of Netflix for the arts.
Two reports out today show that since 2014 the European art development fund, Creative Europe, has spent €74m on 334 UK-based organisations and companies and helped distribute 145 British films in other European countries, but the impact has been worth far more.
London’s landmarks have been put to music in the latest phase of the Musicity project, devised to bring a new dimension to familiar architecture.
The value to the economy of film, television and theatre adaptations of books is soaring, according to a new report from the Publishers Association – thanks to our copyright laws.
Written on Monday, 09 July 2018
A self-portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi, who broke the glass ceiling for female artists in 17thcentury Florence, has been acquired by the National Gallery for £3.6m.
The Horniman Museum in South London has ditched its café’s plastic utensils for plant-based coffee cups to sandwich wrappers in an effort to go greener https://www.horniman.ac.uk.