ACE raises regional grant by £170m

Arts Council England has increased its funding in the regions by £170m for 2018-22, without reducing average grants.

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UK arts organisations win £3.2m in EU funds

Increased success for UK, despite Brexit fears

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£15m for Hull’s heritage

Hull, the UK’s 2017 City of Culture, has been awarded £15m by the Heritage Lottery Fund to help it tell its maritime story.

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John Glen given new government arts brief

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.

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Breast feeding mum wins husband portrait prize

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.

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UK’s sculpture to go online

Art UK has launched a £3.8m three year programme to put about 170,000 sculptures in the national collection on line.

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Fears over tax relief plans

Museums Association concerned that tax plan could be dropped by minority government

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York museums win landmark ruling

Rates bills for historic museums could be cut

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Birthday honours in the arts

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Lottery boost for NPG’s £35.5m transformation

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. 

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