Throwing a new light

Three lighthouses around the UK coast have been transformed by the light artist Claire Luxton in a partnership with Hendrick’s Gin.

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ALRA goes bust

The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts - ALRA – has declared itself “no longer financially viable” and has closed both its campuses in Wandsworth and Wigan with immediate effect.

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Culture academics slam arts policy

Josette Bushell-Mingo, the new principal of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, has attacked the government’s approach to arts and education and gave a rallying cry to push back at policies that are weakening the arts infrastructure.

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Glasgow’s Burrell reopens after £68m remake

The Burrell Collection, one of the world’s greatest private art collections gifted to the city of Glasgow, reopened today following a £68.25m remake.

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£250k fund to help musicians tour

Help Musicians has set up a £250,000 fund to help players to tour, especially to post-Brexit Europe, the charity has announced today.

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Sir Peter’s Fold farewell

Yorkshire Sculpture Park has unveiled its farewell gift to its founder and retiring director Sir Peter Murray – a new work by sculptor Andy Goldsworthy.

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British art’s showcase changes hands

The British Art Fair, the only fair dedicated to British contemporary and modern art, is under new ownership.

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Wakefield’s Art House wins £100k civic arts prize

The Art House in Wakefield, has won the £100,000 Award for Civic Arts Organisations.

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Sunak: creative freelancers miss out again

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spring statement today has been criticised for not addressing the creative industries and the freelancers that supply much of the workforce.

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Amy Ross to head Southbank fundraising

Amy Ross is to be the next director of development for the Southbank Centre.

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