I go to museums a lot; it’s part of Arts Council keeping fully in touch with what’s happening around the country. But Friday was unusual even for me. I visited all eight Cambridge University museums and galleries in a single day: an exhausting, inspiring whistle stop tour.
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Jane Trowell from art activist organisation Platform looks at some of the ethical issues surrounding arts funding.
By now everyone will know about the reductions in funding that have been passed on to Arts Council England, subsequent to the Chancellor’s autumn statement. These cuts will have an effect over the next two years.
Cuts are never good news. I know that budgets will have been set, and this will be an unwelcome further disruption.
In the light of these cuts, there are a couple of points that I’d like to make.
Live chat with Arts Council England's Chief Executive, Alan Davey, Tuesday 26 November 2013.
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I've been part of the Arts Council's Working group on Quality of work for, with and by children and young people since its inception 18...
Live chat with Arts Council Chief Executive, Alan Davey, Wednesday 28 November 2012.
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Live chat with Arts Council Chair, Peter Bazalgette, Tuesday 5 March 2013.
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