https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/letscreate

“By 2030, we want England to be a country in which the creativity of each of us is valued and given the chance to flourish, and where every one of us has access to a remarkable range of high-quality cultural experiences.”

Arts Council England publishes their 10 year strategy.

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/jan/01/arts-council-boss-vows-more-funding-early-stages-career-nicholas-serota

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

https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2019/dec/16/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.

https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/arts-councils-wont-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