Jonathon Blackburn, from our Policy and Research team, blogs about a new survey we’re investing in to understand more about people’s involvement in arts and culture across England.
Richard Russell, our Director for Policy and Research, blogs about how our Research Grants Programme is demonstrating the value of arts and culture for our nation’s health and wellbeing.
Photograph by Joel C Fildes,Manchester Museum, University of Manchester
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.
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.
Director of Libraries, Brian Ashley, blogs about our newly published report on the Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Public Libraries
Last year we commissioned a research study, from economists Daniel Fujiwara and George MacKerron, examining how different arts and cultural institutions affect levels of happiness. Richard Russell, our Director of Policy and Research, blogs about the results, which we've just published.
Rachel McGuire, a Research Officer at Arts Council England, talks about our recently published regional Taking Part profiles, which look at cultural engagement across England, and the value of data in arts and culture.
We’ve received a lot of interest in our research published last week, Community libraries – Learning from experience: guiding principles for local authorities. I thought it would be useful for me to reiterate some of the key findings from the research, and discuss how these informed our guiding principles.