Written on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Arts Council England has published a sign-posting guide to relevant government information to help arts and cultural organisations navigate a European exit without a withdrawal agreement.
The National Portrait Gallery, dubbed “the nation’s family album”, has unveiled a £35.5m plan for the biggest development in its 123-year history.
Investing in curatorial skills will help build museums’ resilience and reputation, according to a new report from the John Ellerman Foundation.
The new annual Theatres at Risk Register published today by the Theatres Trust highlights the need for local authorities and theatre owners to collaborate to ensure more are not lost.
The detailed design concept for London's £288m Centre for Music - nicknamed “Rattle Hall” after the music director of the London Symphony Orchestra which will be resident there – has been revealed.
Written on Monday, 21 January 2019
The Point, the contemporary theatre and dance studio complex in Eastleigh, Hampshire, is being transformed but its artistic director, Sacha Lee, is looking for artistic help...
AI looks at what's coming up around the country – this week, the arts in Southampton.
Council asks for expressions of interest in Muni
Written on Friday, 18 January 2019
We’re on the brink. The political arrogance, diplomatic blundering, economic obfuscating and cultural ignorance have led the cultural industries to the top of Beachy Head and about to step off. Or are we?
Written on Thursday, 17 January 2019
says Reuben Kench, director of culture, events and leisure at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council in response to a recent Taitmail input into the debate about cities and towns of culture, and our empty high streets
Written on Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Sir Richard Alston, artist director of The Place and the Richard Alston Dance Company
Former Royal Ballet star Carlos Acosta is to succeed David Bintley as artistic director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, the company has announced.
Written on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Producer Kathy Bourne is to be the new executive director of Chichester Festival Theatre, along alongside artistic director Daniel Evans.
Written on Monday, 14 January 2019
Carlisle’s Tullie House Museum is the big winner in the latest round of DCMS/Wolfson Museum and Galleries Improvement Fund grants.
The greetings card company Really Good was started by David Hicks more than 30 years ago with a £40 government enterprise allowance, and capital of £200. It is now worth £4m and sells in 30 countries, but its founder has made a dramatic career change.
Written on Friday, 11 January 2019
In the latest in her series marking the 250th anniversary of the circus, Dea Birkett – the official Ringmaster of Circus250 – discovers more about her artform at the London International Mime Festival
Written on Thursday, 10 January 2019
Arts Council chair Nicholas Serota today launched a new £6m leadership investment fund for museums, libraries and the arts.
A £16m research programme led by the Royal Shakespeare Company could herald a new era for audiences.
Written on Wednesday, 09 January 2019
Five galleries have been shortlisted for the new £125,000 Ampersand Award to help realise development proposals.
A £10.7m transformation of Preston’s Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library has received a major funding fillip with a development grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The numbers of university students studying creative arts and design has grown by 10.5% in the last ten years, according to a new report from the Knowledge Academy.
Written on Tuesday, 08 January 2019
AI Profile : Sean Gandini, artistic director, Gandini Juggling
Written on Monday, 07 January 2019
Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, traditionally associated with the legends of King Arthur, is to get this dramatic new bridge as part of a £5m English Heritage improvement programme.
AI looks at what's coming up around the country – this time, the arts in Glasgow