A portrait of Charles Dickens as a young man has been saved from export.
The UK cultural development agency ArtReach has won a €1.3m grant to deliver a Europe-wide arts project – on condition there is no No-Deal Brexit.
Dame Sarah Connolly, the mezzo-soprano, has had to withdraw from a Proms performance and a forthcoming ENO production because of recently diagnosed cancer.
The directors of the four Tate galleries - Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Late Liverpool and Tate St Ives - have declared a climate emergency.
Through 130 works of art, Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery will try to pin down the British character at a time when national identity is proving to be elusive.
A trustee has resigned from the British Museum board over the institution’s “immovability on issues of critical concern”.
Kerry Bishop, chief operating officer at Frieze since 2013, is leaving to become managing director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Victoria Cheetham, executive director of the Southbank Centre, is to be Tate’s new chief operating officer.
The Victoria & Albert Museum is to mount a major exhibition about Iran’s art and design, in the face of a growing crisis between Britain, the US and Iran.
Roy Alexander Weise and Bryony Shanahan are to be the joint artistic directors and CEOs of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.