Arts Council boss vows more funding for those at early stages of career
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
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.
English arts bodies slow to become more diverse, report shows
Arts organisations in England are ‘treading water’ when it comes to improving the diversity of their leaders and workers, with progress particularly slow for disabled people. An annual statistical report, published by Arts Council England, showed slow progress. – via The Guardian.