Make museums easier for children to visit

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.

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ENO’s trauma over, says Daniel Kramer

Daniel Kramer, English National Opera’s new artistic director, said today that the company had been undergoing a trauma this year but was now “moving forward into a new chapter”.

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Dundee staff cuts on the cards

Dundee’s arts centre is set to make staff redundant in a bid to cut costs.

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MA calls on ACE to back council museums

The Museums Association (MA) has called on the government and Arts Council England to do more to protect local authority run museums.

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Public art grows on back of housing boom

New survey shows uneven regional picture

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Kramer to lead ENO

Daniel Kramer, the American-born multi-disciplinary performance director, is the new artistic director of English National Opera.

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Go-ahead for Globe of the North

A £19m Shakespeare playhouse for Merseyside has been given planning permission and should become operational in 2019.

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Art Fund Prize: 'Bedlam' shortlisted for £100,000

 

The Museum of the Mind at Bethlem Royal Hospital, West Wickham – which gave the English language the word ‘bedlam’ - is one of four short-listed for the £100,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year Award.

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Arts jobs up, says ONS

The number of jobs in the arts has increased by 4% in the past year, according to the Office of National Statistics.

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James Runcie for BBC arts post

James Runcie, son of the former Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie, has been appointed to one of the top BBC arts posts.

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