More than 90% of museums and galleries have been confronted by bad behaviour among visitors during the Covid crisis.
The Royal Festival Hall is to have its lighting and sound systems completely powered by bicycle power in an art commission for the London Sinfonietta.
Following the merger of the National Centre for Craft and Design with artsNK, and a £1.2m refurbishment, Sleaford’s arts centre is to re as the Hubopen on May 17.
A self-portrait by Frances Bell has won the inaugural William Lock award at the annual Royal Society of Portrait Painters exhibition at the Mall Galleries, worth £20,000.
In collaboration with Chelsea FC women footballers, the London artist Kelly Anna has created a special banner for the side’s Women’s Super League match on Sunday against Reading.
Education secretary Gavin Williamson is proposing a 50% higher education cut in arts, humanities and media subjects, to support subjects with better earning potential, described as “horrific” , “catastrophic” and "philistine" by cultural leaders.
The government appears to be stepping up what has been called the “culture war” over non-approval of appointments to public body boards.
A new prize for portraiture worth £20,000 is being launched at the annual Royal Society of Portrait Painters exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London.
Clare Wood, chief executive of Re-Form Heritage, is to be CEO and artistic director of the British Ceramics Biennial, based in Stoke-on-Trent.
The £160,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year opens for applications today, with the Covid year the theme.