New Art West Midlands secure ACE funding
We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to Arts Council England, securing a Project Grant and enabling New Art West Midlands to deliver an 18-month programme of activity.
UK arts festival directors demand change to ‘lengthy, opaque and costly’ visa process
The directors of more than 20 UK arts festivals, including the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Womad and Manchester International Festival, are calling on the government to reform its visa system for visiting artists and ensure that the country remains culturally open and international – via a-n.
Cultural sector to ACE: we need support, not measurement
The priorities that the cultural sector want Arts Council England to address over the next ten years have been laid out in a new report, Arts Council England: The Conversation, following a consultation by the funder. It reveals a desire for ACE to advocate more strongly for culture, while finding low levels of support for quality measurement. – via Arts Professional