Deuchar steps down at Art Fund

Stephen Deuchar, director of the Art Fund since 2010, is to stand down next March.

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£95m boost for historic high streets

The government is committing £95m into reviving historic high streets in the biggest single cash injection in our built heritage, culture secretary Nicky Morgan announced today.

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Bristol’s Arnolfini reborn

Bristol’s Arnolfini Gallery, forced to wind down its activities after losing its Arts Council England national portfolio status in July 2017, has relaunched with a new exhibitions programme, new ACE funding and a partnership with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

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Nation gets art worth record £60m in tax breaks

Works of art by Rubens, Hirst and Peter Lanyon were included in a record year for art and historic artefacts coming into the public domain through the Cultural Gifts (CGS) and Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) Schemes.

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Cultural collaboration could transform economies

The potential of cultural destinations is being missed because of a lack of collaboration between museum and tourism professionals, according to a trends report being published today.

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Museum of London staff to strike

Staff at the Museum of London are to follow the example of colleagues at the Science Museum and strike over a below-inflation pay rise.

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Eva Langret to head up Frieze

Frieze announced today that its new artistic director is to be Eva Langret, currently head of exhibitions at London's Tiwani Contemporary Gallery.

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Dior breaks V&A records

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams closed on Sunday as the most successful V&A exhibition ever, with almost 600,000 visitors.

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Green Caroline’s green art

Green MP Caroline Lucas is to curate her first art exhibition, and it will have a distinctly green tinge.

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£7.1m boost for diversity arts leadership

Arts Council England has invested more than £7m in a new leadership development scheme.

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