Three organisations in the North receive Strategic touring funding

Oriental Arts, the Just So Festival and Pendle Leisure Trust have been awarded funding through the twelfth round of the Arts Council’s Strategic touring programme. The Strategic touring programme aims to give more people across the country better access to quality work across a range of venues. Continue reading

From app development to interactive online theatre…

The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts supports collaboration between organisations who produce arts projects, with technology providers and researchers who want to use digital technology to enhance a diverse audience reach across the digital landscape, or to develop new business models for the arts sector. Continue reading

New Music Biennal offers funding and support for music commissions

Organisations across the country can apply for funding and support for new music commissions for UK-based composers, to be performed across the country in the first ever New Music Biennial.

Organisations across the country can apply for funding and support for new music commissions for UK-based composers, to be performed across the country in the first ever New Music Biennial. Continue reading

Designation development fund opens to applications

Arts Council England today opened applications to its Designation development fund, which will support non-national museums. Between 2012 and 2015 a total of £2.1 million will be awarded to collections-based projects through the fund.

Designation identifies collections of national and international importance held in England’s non-national museums, libraries and archives, based on their quality and significance. There are currently 140 Designated collections across England.

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We announce Artsmark awards

Arts Council England announced today the 1,580 schools and other education settings across England that have been successful in achieving an Artsmark award.

Arts Council England announced today the 1,580 schools and other education settings across England that have been successful in achieving an Artsmark award. You can read a full list of awards on the Artsmark website.

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Museum development providers announced as Subject specialist network fund opens

The Arts Council has today announced funding for nine organisations that will provide valuable development support for regional museums.

The Arts Council has today announced funding for nine organisations that will provide valuable development support for regional museums.

The successful applicants to the Museum development fund will provide a national network of professional advice to all museums, particularly supporting smaller museums. Continue reading