Holburne’s Scott to take over at Dulwich

Dulwich Picture Gallery, the Britain’s first public art gallery, has appointed its first woman director.

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Hansard chooses new director

Woodrow Kernohan, currently CEO of Ireland’s EVA International, has been chosen as the new director to lead the John Hansard Gallery of contemporary art into its new home in Southampton city centre next year.

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Westminster Abbey’s (discreet) new tower

This is an artist’s impression of the new tower Westminster Abbey will acquire with its first museum, due to open in 2018.

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Arts still letting down disabled

An Arts Council report published today says the disabled are being left behind in the advances to better diversification in the culture sector’s workforce.

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Art Fund Prize increases value 40%

The Art Fund Museum of the Year award, already the most valuable museum prize in the world at £100,000 for the winner, is to increase the purse by £40,000 in 2017.

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Arts centres post 20% turnover growth

Some of the UK’s leading arts centres have boosted their takings by nearly 20% during the past three years.

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Marten wins Turner – and shares prize again

winning £25,000, just three weeks after she was name the inaugural winner of the new £30,000 Hepworth Prize for sculpture.

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Ex-ACE boss vetoed for C4 board

Althea Enfushile, who retired as deputy chief executive of Arts Council England in October, has been revealed as the black woman vetoed by DCMS from joining the Channel 4 board.

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Oldham’s new Coliseum gets green light

ACE agrees £7m grant for theatre plan

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Private giving soars 21% - ACE report

Private investment in the arts has risen by an unexpected 21%, with more than half of the new money coming from individual private donations, according to a new Arts Council report on donations and sponsorship.

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