Directors' Update - 4 October 2018

Directors' Update - 4 October 2018

There's something of a theme emerging in a slew of recent reports and consultations and in artists responses to them: how does the visual arts sector with its socially embedded practices actually work and can it continue as it is - or can we feed it into a computer, bottle it, flip it, and label it with a flag? How radical is radical - or is it populist? Are we in revolutionary or just ‘interesting’ times?…

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Job opportunity: Visitor Experience Assistant at The National Centre for Craft & Design (Deadline 19/10/18)

Job opportunity: Visitor Experience Assistant at The National Centre for Craft & Design (Deadline 19/10/18)

The overall purpose of the role is to provide the first line of customer service to all visitors to the National Centre for Craft & Design (NCCD). This includes enabling a positive experience and ensuring excellent and efficient customer service, alongside identifying opportunities to increase visitor frequency through providing knowledgeable information on all exhibitions and the wider programme and services. 

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Director's Blog: CVAN update - September 2018

Director's Blog: CVAN update - September 2018

As we go into the busy Autumn season there's quite a lot going on in cultural sector policy. The Arts Council England (ACE) is entering the third phase of development for their 2020-2030 strategy development, the Brexit clock is ticking loudly and the Spending Review is likely to be pushed back post-Brexit. Changes to the way that evidence is gathered in the sector and the creative research landscape are also beginning to form up…

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