Hello everyone, today is the last chance to nominate for our new iniative 'Culture Forum' in association with the NCA.
Please see below for details.
there's a form on the web page (follow the bit.ly above) and you can tweet questions at (me) on @arts_business and use the hash #cultureforum
Put yourself forward and join our Cultural… Continue
Added by Patrick Hussey on June 30, 2010 at 10:10 —
Or why Mike Bradwell is wrong to blame arts admin staff for the problems in the arts and why it won't stop the funding cuts from hitting us hard.
Added by Kim Lofthouse on June 30, 2010 at 0:01 —
What i have heard so far.. WID the HUB of dance in Wales has lost its funding.. so has CDW (Contemporary Dance Wales)
Yet.. the fund eating "slug" (WMC) and all that it houses is safe.. Sickening..
just waiting to hear more...
Added by Ceri Nicholls on June 29, 2010 at 15:11 —
Audio clip from BBC Radio Wales pre tomorrow's Investment Review news.
Added by Carol Jones on June 28, 2010 at 17:55 —
Added by Jonathan Kennedy on June 24, 2010 at 13:00 —
Yesterday in the centre of London we gathered a group of people from very different parts of the cultural sector in an informal gathering to talk all things arts and culture funding related. We had people working in museums, in dance, in commercial theatre, in festivals, fringe theatre, participatory arts and digital media for cultural organisations.
We discussed a whole range of issues around the current state of culture funding, the impacts of that on the actual work that… Continue
Added by Nick Sherrard on June 24, 2010 at 11:11 —
I don't understand why almost all coverage, and quotes about the impact of the cuts on the arts, reports on the implications for artists and arts organisations instead of the impact on the public on reductions in their fragile arts provision.
I also don't understand how the Arts Councils in England and it also appears Scotland are prioritising cuts to audience development and engagement at the very time when we need to maximise the relationship with the public as audiences… Continue
Added by Roger Tomlinson on June 23, 2010 at 14:11 —
Added by Chantal Guevara on June 22, 2010 at 14:03 —
I’ve been reading the contributions to the debate on cuts to
arts sector funding and the huge changes we suspect will be coming our way once the comprehensive spending review is completed and implemented in the autumn. For what they are worth here are a few reflections from an arts administrator who lived through thelast cut and burn economic policy.
First, there is a lot of conversation about ‘making the argument’ and ‘putting the case for’ yet I’m not… Continue
Added by Dave Moutrey on June 21, 2010 at 13:36 —
Interesting article about one of the industry's key challenges:
Added by Chantal Guevara on June 18, 2010 at 23:54 —
Added by Chantal Guevara on June 18, 2010 at 16:43 —
Currently in draft version, but here's the link:
Added by Chantal Guevara on June 18, 2010 at 11:48 —
Added by Chantal Guevara on June 18, 2010 at 11:33 —
Added by Chantal Guevara on June 18, 2010 at 10:30 —
Arts under further pressure as Department for Culture, Media and Sport makes savings of around £73 million as part of the department’s further contribution to reducing the fiscal deficit.
The Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt, and his ministerial team have examined recent spending decisions, pilot schemes and other commitments, and decided that a number of projects should not now go ahead.
Projects for which funding is being cancelled… Continue
Added by Jack J Hutchinson on June 17, 2010 at 21:30 —
Well the almighty kick in the teeth has started with arts engagement & provision for young people. Find Your Talent (which I personally think is a brilliant scheme) have had their funding cut with immediate effect.
Full details can be found here
Speaking personally, my first reaction to this is one of incredible anger at… Continue
Added by Kim Lofthouse on June 17, 2010 at 16:26 —
The Welsh Assembly Government has been given the option to implement cuts this year, or to defer them to 2011/12.
No decision has been made and this leaves ACW and its clients in a state of continued flux.
If Wales needs to make cuts on a similar level to England and WAG implements cuts this year this translates as a cut in this financial year of £1.25m. Not an easy amount to find.
ACW have this morning warned its… Continue
Added by Carol Jones on June 17, 2010 at 11:30 —
Added by Carol Jones on June 16, 2010 at 23:26 —
New Deal of the Mind (NDotM) has a simple objective - to boost the UK economy by developing jobs in the creative industries.
NDotM is a national network of entrepreneurs, opinion formers and other prominent figures from the creative industries who seek to address the economic, social and cultural challenges of the… Continue
Added by Jack J Hutchinson on June 15, 2010 at 15:00 —
Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries defends decision to cut the Arts Council’s budget by a disproportionate 4%.
Speaking at the launch of the Arts and Business initiative The Big Arts Give, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey faced fierce criticism from arts representatives over DCMS cuts to ACE… Continue
Added by Jack J Hutchinson on June 15, 2010 at 14:30 —