Latest Articles (Page: 6)

Having worked in the arts all over the world, Matina Magkou has observed some common challenges – and ways of overcoming them

7 Jun

I have been working as a cultural manager and researcher for the past 15 years in Greece, Spain and Qatar, Latin America and Asia. I have observed the people I have worked with, and believe it or not, they all face similar challenges.

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The Director of HOME hopes to make Manchester a ‘sticky city’ and to collaborate with Mayor Andy Burnham on integrating culture into healthcare, housing and transport agendas

7 Jun

Manchester City Council has appointed Dave Moutrey, Director and Chief Executive of HOME, as its new Director of Culture.

Read the full article: The Director of HOME hopes to make Manchester a ‘sticky city’ and to collaborate with Mayor Andy Burnham on integrating culture into healthcare, housing and transport agendas

"I Know This to be True"

29 May

We are looking for a group of young people (16-25) who can commit a day a week (day TBC) over August to conduct interviews, or help with filming and to take part (or run) creative workshops with older people. This will be an excellent opportunity for young people who want to develop their skills as a filmmaker, or those wanting to work in participatory arts or education. It will all be free, and mainly take place in RAW Labs artist studios near Gallions Reach in East London.

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The European Union (EU) is gearing up for a 27% increase to its culture budget for the next six-year funding round, taking available support for creative and cultural projects up to €1.9bn.

29 May

The European Union (EU) is gearing up for a 27% increase to its culture budget for the next six-year funding round, taking available support for creative and cultural projects up to €1.9bn.

Read the full article: The European Union (EU) is gearing up for a 27% increase to its culture budget for the next six-year funding round, taking available support for creative and cultural projects up to €1.9bn.

Sara Whybrew explores the impact that the new T Level qualifications – an alternative to apprenticeships or A Levels – may have on the arts sector.

29 May

At Creative & Cultural Skills we believe that growth in our sector can’t really happen unless people are trained and skilled for the jobs that actually need doing.

Read the full article: Sara Whybrew explores the impact that the new T Level qualifications – an alternative to apprenticeships or A Levels – may have on the arts sector.

To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.

29 May

Della Hill, recruited as Development and Communications Officer: 'I had a lot more to offer than the skillset on my CV' Photo: Outroslide Photography

Read the full article: To improve the diversity of the workforce, arts organisations need to employ more young people from low-income backgrounds. Kate Danielson shares tips for adjusting recruitment practices to do just that.

The National Lottery operator has said it hopes to increase returns for good causes by £80m by 2020, following a £300m fall in recent years.

29 May

National Lottery operator Camelot has claimed impending game changes will allow it to increase sales and make small gains in the amount it generates for good causes, but it doesn’t foresee a return to the highs of recent years.

Read the full article: The National Lottery operator has said it hopes to increase returns for good causes by £80m by 2020, following a £300m fall in recent years.