Leonardo’s Mona Lisa is by far the most popular work of art on Instagram, according to research by the printer supplier Cartridge Save.
The BBC’s arts editor Will Gompertz is to leave to become director of arts and learning at the Barbican Centre.
£1.8m is to be distributed to 37 organisations for social prescribing projects, cross-discipline programmes devised to tackle loneliness, improve well-being and help the recovery from Covid-19.
The Victoria and Albert Museum has put on hold plans for redundancies thanks to the extension of the government’s furlough scheme to September 2021.
Despite 95% of theatres being worse off since the first lockdown a year ago and one in four freelancers going out of business, the industry remains “resilient and adaptable” according to a report out today.
The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury has commissioned an artist to create its own celebrity audience in preparation for a socially-distanced reopening in June.
A research commission to examine the inequality of art teaching for black, Asian and minority ethnic pupils and its effect on the creative sector has been launched today.
The moving Lampedusa Cross, created out of the remains of a refugee boat wrecked in 2013 and acquired by the British Museum, is to go on tour for the first time.
Fashion designer Katharine Hamnett has joined forces with the Contemporary Art Society (CAS) today to launch a new crowdfunding campaign supporting museums.
Barely half of the government’s allocated grants from the Culture Recovery Fund has been handed out, according to the National Audit Office.