Leading UK and international artists have partnered with nine museums in the North East and Yorkshire to produce new artworks inspired by the museums and their collections.Read More
To mark the 25th anniversary of engage, this issue of the engage Journal looks back at the development of gallery education over that period and reflects on where it stands now.Read More
New research from the Audience Finder National Visual Arts cluster has shown that galleries play a significant role in the visitor economy, with one in three visitors specifically planning their trip to visit a particular gallery.Read More
Our VAUK partner AXIS has completed a report in collaboration with MMU, entitled Validation Beyond the Gallery. This report presents the results of research investigating how artists operating mainly outside of the gallery, gain traction and visibility within their chosen idiom and field.
This week in a speech to Policy Exchange, the Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, announced that the Government would once again be trying to make the EBacc compulsory for secondary school pupils.Back in 2013 CVAN were part of a successful campaign (of 45,000+ individuals and 120+ organisations) to stop the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) from becoming compulsory in all secondary schools.Read More
The small-scale arts sector in the UK has long lobbied for its survival within the decreasing funding scenarios offered by the public purse.Read More
The New Opportunities Award (NOA) is a completely new award developed in 2014 by New Expressions and CVAN working in partnership with Visual Arts South West. NOA aims to create innovative partnerships for organisations in the heritage sector as well as new ways of working for artists.Read More
CVAN has joined the Family Arts Campaign Consortia – a large scale, national collaborative programme led by the visual and performing arts sectors to increase levels of art engagement by families. The second national Family Arts Festival began on 17th October and continues through half-term until 2nd November.Read More