Comprising of over 7,500 works by over 2,000 artists, the Arts Council Collection is one of the largest loan collections of contemporary British art in the UK. Peter Heslip, our Director of Visual Arts, talks about the significance of the Collection ahead of its 70th birthday in 2016.
Our Director of Museums, John Orna-Ornstein, blogs about the challenges and opportunities ahead for Local Authority Museums, following the publication of a new report.
Our Director for Policy and Research, Richard Russell, blogs about the Arts Council’s ambition to support a better skilled and more diverse workforce across the arts and culture sector.
Sound Beam Dream by 3DOM, 2014. Photo by Matt Stewart.
At the Arts Council, we fund a wide range of work that focuses on young people, giving them space to express themselves and develop their abilities in areas such as team work and creativity.
Our South West Area Director, Phil Gibby, poses six questions to arts and culture organisations about what their charitable status means for them.
Helen Sprott, the Arts Council's Director of Music, blogs about how we're helping musicians find their way in a changing music landscape...
Ms Dynamite performs at Urban Classic in Waltham Forest, 2012. Image credit: London Borough of Waltham Forest.
I’m lucky that my job allows me speak to musicians - from every genre - about their music, their aspirations and how they got where they are.
A Matter of Life and Death
Phil Gibby, our South West Area Director, blogs about the joy we can find in legacy giving for ‘Remember a charity in your will’ week (7-13 September)
‘Maybe stories are just data with a soul.’ Brené Brown
Cat Hammersley, our Senior Manager for Data Reporting and Analysis, blogs about why we should all be getting excited about our new data principles. (Really).
It turns out that search engines like Google have something to teach us about saving arts and culture funding. Hannah Leverett, Digital & Marketing Officer in our national communications team, explains...
Are you stuck in a 'filter bubble'? Photo by russavia, licensed by CC 2.0.
Museums Director John Orna-Ornstein blogs about why early experiences in museums matter, and looks forward to the Kids in Museums Twitter Takeover Day tomorrow.
Conisborough School - Museum of London