In March, Arts Council England are hosting a series of briefing events across England to support museums and galleries to understand and benefit from the Museum and Gallery Exhibitions Tax Relief.Read More
Arts Council England have announced that from March 2018, their Grants for the Arts fund will become Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants.
Project Grants will become the new open access programme for arts and museum projects, and for arts projects in and with libraries. The fund will continue to help support thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations.Read More
At the weekend two independent reports were published by Arts Council England highlighting significant economic growth in arts and culture. New figures show that the arts and culture industry has grown 10% in a year, and now contributes £8.5bn to the UK economy - more than double that of the Premier League.Read More
Arts Council England's announcement of the recipients of its National Portfolio funding includes 831 organisations and an additional £170million outside London between 2018 and 2022.
CVAN welcomes this significant increase in investment outside London, particularly the support for the smaller-scale, diverse, innovative and artist-led outfits that bolsters the resilience of the visual arts ecology.Read More
This morning Arts Council England announced the recipients of its National Portfolio funding. Those who receive National Portfolio status, will receive regular funding from Arts Council from 2018-22. Arts Council England will invest an additional £170million outside London between 2018 and 2022, offering art and culture to more people and more places than ever before.Read More
In his first speech since joining the Arts Council England, Sir Nicholas Serota has announced a major new commission with Durham University investigating what happens when children experience arts and culture, and how this helps them develop and thrive.Read More
Arts Council England are looking to understand what potential job applicants think of their organisation as a place to work. They are looking for people with established careers in the arts to fill out a short survey to help them improve how they engage with job applicants in the future.Read More
The East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (ECVAN) is pleased to announce an application to Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence strategic fund has been successful. Receiving a grant of £600,000 over three years will enable ECVAN to deliver a new project: New Geographies of the East.Read More
Sheffield Creative Guild will unite and showcase the creative talent, energy and output of the city, formally launching on May 20th, with a party at creative cooperative, Roco.Read More
The Artists Fund is now open for applications for a pilot grants and commissions programme. Five grants of £1,000 and three commissions of £2,000 are available by open application process, with a deadline of 11am on 16 May 2016.Read More
The Creative Case for Diversity is the Arts Council's approach to diversity and equality, setting out how both can enrich the arts for artists, audiences and our wider society. Eight organisations in the North have been awarded Creative Case NORTH bursaries to support them in exploring how they contribute to the Creative Case for Diversity.
8 NEW ART COMMISSIONS ACROSS THE UK WITH FIRST OPENING TOMORROW
TWO NEW TOURING EXHIBITIONS: NIGHT IN THE MUSEUM CURATED BY RYAN GANDER AND DRAWN FROM LIFE: PEOPLE ON PAPER
ARTISTS ANTONY GORMLEY, BRIDGET RILEY, JOHN AKOMFRAH, HEATHER PHILLIPSON, RYAN GANDER, ROGER HIORNS, RICHARD DEACON AND MARK WALLINGER SHARE THEIR THOUGHTS ABOUT THE COLLECTION
On Thursday 23 April over 100 cultural leaders from across England will start a national debate about the role of cultural organisations and their audiences at the From ‘Them’ to ‘Us’ Leadership Symposium in London.Read More
MyCake’s Culture Benchmark has launched a new dashboard specifically designed to help the arts sector gain extra value from the Arts Council England 2011-2012 annual data set compiled from National Portfolio Organisations annual data submission.Read More
Arts Council England have just launched their new Research Grant Programme, which aims to provide opportunities for the art sector to engage in collaborative research to explore in depth the impact that arts and culture can have in the cultural, social, educational and economic landscape.Read More
engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, has announced that it has been awarded funding through Arts Council England’s Strategic touring programme.Read More
The second report in a three-year study of how arts & cultural organisations in England use technology has been launched.Read More
The first year results of a joint project investigating the use of digital technology by arts and cultural organisations have been published, setting out the current use and impact of technology and offering best practice examples from the top-ten ‘cultural digirati’.Read More
Yesterday CVAN was invited to a Stakeholders meeting at Arts Council England’s national office to hear Chair Sir Peter Bazalgette and Chief Executive Alan Davey outline their National Portfolio Organisation investment plans for 2015 - 2018.Read More