The Art Fund and Royal Museums Greenwich had launched an appeal to raise £10m to save this portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, painted to commemorate the victory over the Armada in 1588 and once owned by the hero of the battle, Sir Francis Drake.
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HOME, Manchester’s new arts centre, has recorded over 1 million visits in its first year of operation.
Five major touring grants totalling £1.25 million have been awarded in the latest round of Arts Council England’s strategic touring programme.
Three of the four 2016 Turner Prize finalists are primarily sculptors, and the fourth is the first photographer to be shortlisted in a last quartet that once again has no painters vying for the £25,000. £5,000 goes to each of the runners-up.
Museums should be made easier for children from less wealthy backgrounds to enjoy, a new report from the charity Kids in Museums says, calling on a series of barriers to be broken down.