‘Opening Ikea but not the V&A doesn’t make any sense’: Museums in fight to survive ‘catastrophic’ Covid losses
The late reopening of the UK’s museums is another blow as they slash budgets and cut staff because of the pandemic. Come 17 May, they will have to do far more, with far less to attract the public back – via i newspaper.
Is UK arts rescue package too little, too late for grassroots?
Cash aims to revive struggling sector, but smaller venues that support vulnerable people fear they will have to shut anyway. A focus on The Hive in Shrewsbury as well as the sadly now closed Artrix in Bromsgrove – via The Guardian.
Arts bailout delay leaves jobs at risk in UK and theatres on brink of ruin
‘Complexity and volume of applications’ stalls hand-out of £1.57bn pledged in July – via The Guardian.