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.
What has the Lottery done for artists?
Artists are the lifeblood of the arts, but their direct funding has steadily declined over the past two decades. A change in approach is now essential, says Susan Jones. – via Arts Professional
Will the Change Makers make a difference?
As one of Arts Council England’s cohort of Change Makers, a group of diverse leaders, Andrew Miller reflects on why he accepted the opportunity and what might change as a result. Article for Arts Professional.