A win-win competition
The UK City of Culture competition brings great benefits – to the losers as well as the winners – but as more cities, towns and even villages express interest, Andrew Dixon asks if changes are needed. Report via Arts Professional.
Arts Council takes steps to tackle working class gaps in workforce
Next year arts organisations will have to provide data on the socio-economic background of employees as a step towards tackling working class gaps in their workforce – via The Guardian.
Collaborations between arts and academia benefit all
A national assessment of UK research has found partnering with academics can inspire arts organisations and practitioners to create innovative news projects. Article by Christy Romer from Arts Professional.