Tate’s Switch challenged for Art Fund Prize

Tate Modern’s new Switch House is up against three museums and a gallery for the 2017 £100,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year Award.

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Colston to ditch ‘toxic’ name

Colston Hall, Bristol’s principal music venue is to be renamed following a long campaign.

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Docherty to take over at Arnolfini

Claire Docherty, founder and director of  Situations,  is to be the next director of Bristol’s Arnolfini.

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Creative manifesto: the ten priorities

A ten point manifesto for the creative industries that could secure the economy is published today by the Creative Industries Federation (CIF).

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Plans for Thamesmead arts centre

Bow Arts and the Mayor of London are backing a major revamp of a building in south-east London to turn it into an arts centre.

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'Literary godmother' Becky Swift dies at 53

Rebecca Swift, founder and director of the Literary Consultancy, has died after a short illness aged 53.

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Lambeth Palace library go-ahead

Planners approve major scheme

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Breakdown of talks on Lancashire museums

English Heritage says no to handover of textile mills

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Three shortlisted for 2017 portrait prize

Benjamin Sullivan’s portrayal of his wife breastfeeding their child, Breech, is one of three pictures shortlisted by the National Portrait Gallery for this year’s £30,000 BP Portrait Award.

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Charities’ scheme to spread national collections

The Art Fund and Garfield Weston Foundation have launched a new scheme to allow regional museums to borrow works of art from the national collections.

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