National Portfolio Organisations: A Response from Director Craig Ashley
New Art West Midlands’ director Craig Ashley reflects on yesterday’s announcement from Arts Council England about investment to the region’s visual arts organisations through their National Portfolio for 2018-22.
The Art of Coventry II
Supported by New Art West Midlands, Coventry Artspace has been running the Art of Coventry programme throughout 2018 to develop and support artists and curators across the West Midlands. The last events of the season are taking place over the next few weeks and have been designed specifically to respond to the interests and preoccupations described by participants at Artspace’s regular networking and drop-in sessions.
Friction Arts shortlisted for new award
Birmingham-based Friction Arts are amongst those shortlisted for The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s new award celebrating the civic role of arts organisations in society during the pandemic.