Kerry Bishop leaves Frieze for ICA

Kerry Bishop, chief operating officer at Frieze since 2013, is leaving to become managing director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts.

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Vicky Cheetham to be Tate’s new COO

Victoria Cheetham, executive director of the Southbank Centre, is to be Tate’s new chief operating officer.

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V&A to defy Iran sanctions with exhibition

The Victoria & Albert Museum is to mount a major exhibition  about Iran’s art and design, in the face of a growing crisis between Britain, the US and Iran.

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Royal Exchange picks joint artistic directors

Roy Alexander Weise and Bryony Shanahan are to be the joint artistic directors and CEOs of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.

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British Museum backs BP

The British Museum’s director is backing BP as a sponsor amid growing pressure on arts institutions to distance themselves from the oil company.

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Moon – or balloon? Horniman plastics poser

One of the most popular aquarium displays at the Horniman Museum in South-East London is the moon jellyfish, common in the waters around Britiain.

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‘Don’t be arts job cheats’ employers told

A new toolkit aims to remove socio-economic barriers to jobs in the arts sector that are causing a class crisis.

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Jerwood becomes Hastings Contemporary, the beach gallery

The Jerwood Gallery, opened in 2012 and purpose-built on the historic waterfront Stade at Hastings to hold the Jerwood Foundation’s collection of British Art, reopens tomorrow (July 6) as Hastings Contemporary.

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Historic Wales wins Art Fund £100k prize

St Fagans, Wales’s national museum of history near Cardiff, last won the £100,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year award.

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New Museum of London cost leaps to £332m

The cost of transplanting the Museum of London from London Wall to a converted meat market at Farringdon has leaped to £332m, £80m more than had previously been projected.

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