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‘Future of sculpture’ Artist Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, installs ‘The Confusion’, at New Woolf Institute building

A sculpture completed by artist Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, who was commissioned to create a centrepiece sculpture for the main entrance to the Woolf Institute’s new building, has...

Posted by CAN network on 15th December 2017.

Arts Leaders and MPs urge rethink on European Capital of Culture

89 cultural professionals and artists have called on the Government and the European Union (EU) to “urgently reopen negotiations” on the UK’s involvement in the European...

Posted by CAN network on 8th December 2017.

Aritsts Are Getting Poorer

In the UK survey of 823 artists, 55.1% say they earn between £1,000 and £5,000 net per year while 17.7% earn between £5,000 and £10,000. At the raw end, 9.3%...

Posted by CAN network on 8th December 2017.

Cambridge Junction bids farewell to Daniel Brine

Daniel Brine is stepping down after 5 years as Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Cambridge Junction. He'll be taking up a new post with the Norfold and Norwich Festival....

Posted by CAN network on 8th December 2017.

Arts trustees more diverse than wider charity sector

(First published in Arts Professional 24-11-17) New data has allowed the arts sector to be benchmarked against the wider charity sector, as the Charity Commission calls for charities...

Posted by CAN network on 1st December 2017.

Slovenia 1945. Death and Survival after world war 2. Children’s War Museum

John Corsellis was a young volunteer working with Slovenian refugees in Austria and Switzerland at the end of the war. Thousands of anti communist fighters under the protection...

Posted by ChildrensWarMuseum on 29th November 2017.

Top 20 Exhibition at Haddenham Galleries, Ely

Friday 1st December 2017 - Preview Evening 6-8pm - join us for the Top 20 Awards exhibition from this year's Cambridge Open Art Exhibiton at the Haddenham Galleries, Ely. ...

Posted by CambridgeOpenArtExhibit on 28th November 2017.

Arts and culture contribute £11.8bn to UK economy

New research highlights the interplay between the arts and the creative industries, at a time when ministerial responsibility for the two sectors has been separated by the DCMS. The...

Posted by CAN network on 10th November 2017.

Business Districts Encouraged To Partner With The Cultural Sector

Culture is the perfect vehicle to engage people in conversations about heritage and local identity, a new report concludes. Collaboration between businesses and cultural organisations...

Posted by CAN network on 10th November 2017.

300 arts workers report being sexually harassed

The publication of a ‘Code of Behaviour’ for the arts coincides with disturbing early findings from an ArtsProfessional survey, raising serious questions about how arts organisation...

Posted by CAN network on 10th November 2017.