Latest posts tagged as Arts Council

‘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).

Cat Hammersley on 4 Sep 2015

A significant portion of England’s population lives in rural areas, where access to the arts is often limited. Michelle Dickson, our Director for Touring and Yorkshire, reflects on how to bring the work to the people.

Delegates at the National Rural Touring Forum conference. Photo by Trish Thompson, © Creative Arts East

Michelle Dickson on 6 Aug 2015

With 2015 looking like a critical year for responding to climate change, Relationship Manager Ian Rimington reflects on why we need cultural leadership.

66 Books at The Bush Theatre. Photo: Philip Vile

Ian Rimington on 31 Jul 2015

Brian Ashley, our Director of Libraries, blogs about how our new WiFi in Libraries programme aims to produce more equitable access to knowledge , where people are free to explore that knowledge with others or together; and the exciting potential of what might happen next.

Brian Ashley on 23 Jul 2015

Richard Russell, our Director for Policy and Research, introduces our newly published report on the economic contribution of arts and culture.

Richard Russell on 13 Jul 2015

Jessica Hilton has spent the past year based at Hull Truck Theatre as part of the Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Fellowship scheme: an Arts Council funded programme which has been so successful over the last two years that we’ve now rolled it out nationally. She blogs about her experiences and the impact it’s had on her career in the arts.

Jessica Hilton on 25 Jun 2015

Our Chief Executive Darren Henley spoke at the British Library's Enterprising Libraries event last night. He blogs about his love of libraries and how the Arts Council is investing in their future.

The British Library's Business & IP Centre

I love libraries.

Darren Henley on 23 Jun 2015

Our Chief Executive Darren Henley blogs about his week of giving speeches and the importance of investing in cultural education.

Writer, illustrator and new Children's Laureate Chris Riddell. Photo: Tom Pilston

Darren Henley on 12 Jun 2015

Today (Wednesday 10 June) is the launch of I Love Museums, a new campaign led by the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) to celebrate and support UK museums.

People across the country today are sharing why museums are important to them, and we’re bringing you our Museums Director, John Orna-Ornstein, with his top 5 reasons to love this country’s museums.

John Orna-Ornstein on 10 Jun 2015

Alison Clark, Director for Combined Arts, writes on the ambitions of our newly launched Ambition for excellence fund.

The Four Fridas - Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Alison Clark on 5 Jun 2015