Inquiry into future of the National Lottery launched
A parliamentary inquiry is to examine the future of the National Lottery and how it can raise more money for good causes like the arts. – via Arts Professional
Head to head: can a toolkit solve the sector’s class problem?
This year Jerwood Arts published a toolkit for cultural organisations, designed to encourage greater socio-economic diversity in the arts. Julie Lomax, Chief Executive of a-n The Artists Information Company, sees it as a starting point for helping solve the sector’s ‘class crisis’ – but arts consultant Chrissie Tiller isn’t so sure. – via Arts Professional
BBC and Arts Council England partner for new talent development scheme
Five hundred artists will be commissioned to make fresh and innovative short films, audio and interactive works in a new talent development scheme launched by BBC Arts and Arts Council England.