Arts Council England has increased its funding in the regions by £170m for 2018-22, without reducing average grants.
Increased success for UK, despite Brexit fears
Hull, the UK’s 2017 City of Culture, has been awarded £15m by the Heritage Lottery Fund to help it tell its maritime story.
John Glen, the Conservative MP for Salisbury and South Wilitshire, has been given the new role of ayliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism in the post-election reshuffle.
This portrayal of his wife feeding their eight month old daughter has won Suffolk painter Benjamin Sullivan the BP Portrait 2017 prize, the 28th winner.
Art UK has launched a £3.8m three year programme to put about 170,000 sculptures in the national collection on line.
Museums Association concerned that tax plan could be dropped by minority government
Rates bills for historic museums could be cut
The National Portrait Gallery has been awarded £9.4 million of lottery money for its biggest development project since the opening of its Ondaatje Wing in 2000.