Ukrainian-born painter Tania Rivilis has won the Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual award.
A £6m donation from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation will fund a new professorship for the Royal Academy of Music.
Deborah Swallow, who spearheaded the biggest development in the Courtauld Institute’s history, is to retire as its director after 18 years in the post.
Richard Davidson-Houston, Glyndebourne’s director of audience development, is to be the opera house’s new managing director.
Gregory Doran has stood down as artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company with immediate effect after 35 years with the company and ten years at its head.
The Actors’ Benevolent Fund is under investigation by the Charity Commission over concerns about its governance.
The British Museum has been urged by a panel of scientists and climate experts to abandon plans for a renewed sponsorship deal with BP.
Rachel Thomas, head of exhibitions at Irish Museum of Modern Art for 20 years, is to be the chief curator at the Hayward Gallery at the Southbank Centre.
Four artists have been selected for the Turner Prize shortlist this year: Heather Phillipson, Ingrid Pollard, Veronica Ryan and Sin Wai Kin.
A report for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra shows that Covid lockdowns, while starving orchestras and musicians of much needed income, have driven new audiences to classical music.