Britain’s creative powerhouse status at risk

Britain must learn lessons from around the world if it is to salvage its place as a global cultural powerhouse post-Brexit.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Doig in US court row over painting

Scottish artist Peter Doig is embroiled in a bizarre court case over a painting claimed to be one of his works.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Kirklees Council confirms museum closures

Kirklees council is to go ahead with the threatened closure of some of its museums.

Continue Reading

Print Email

ACE signs new art agreement with Forestry Commission

Arts Council England and Forestry Commission England have agreed a new four year partnership to boost art in England’s Forests.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Pitzhanger’s first director will oversee £11m restoration

Pitzhanger Manor, the Ealing villa built as his dream home by the neo-classical architect John Soane as a country home, has appointed its first director to see it through its £11m restoration.

Continue Reading

Print Email

V&A to go to the country with £100k Art Fund prize

Martin Roth, director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, is to use the £100,000 Arrt Fund Museum of the Year Award the museum won last night to return the long lamented circulation department which toured exhibitions around the country in a partnership with local and regional museums and galleries.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Crowdfunding helps find first Lindisfarne monastery

A Durham University team of archaeologists financed by a crowdfunding scheme believes it has found the earliest monastery on the Northumbrian island of Lindisfarne, dating to the 8th century AD.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Petition triggers EBacc arts debate

A petition aimed at including the expressive arts in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) that attracted 102,499 triggered today’s House of Commons debate, and support from the composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Creative jobs up 20%

Jobs in the creative industries have outstripped other sectors by three times, according to figures published by the Department for Culture and Media and Sport today.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Nicola Thorold dies at 51

Nicola Thorold, the Roundhouse's executive producer since 2012, has died of cancer aged 51, three weeks after she was awarded an OBE for services to the arts in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Continue Reading

Print Email