Arts Council boss vows more funding for those at early stages of career
More artists, writers and composers at an early stage of their careers should get public money from Arts Council England, the body’s chairman, Sir Nicholas Serota, has said. ACE will publish its 10-year strategy for the arts next month outlining its strategic visions and goals. It replaces its previous strategy, Great Art and Culture for Everyone, which covered the years 2010-20. – via The Guardian
Developing your Creative Practice fund from Arts Council England
Developing your Creative Practice is a new development fund from Arts Council England designed to support independent creative practitioners to ensure excellence is thriving in the arts and culture sector.
Arts Councils won’t enforce minimum pay
The Arts Council of Wales has said it won’t fund projects that don’t budget minimum pay rates for artists. We asked the other councils why they aren’t doing the same. – via Arts Professional