Arts education key to audience development, report concludes

5 May 2017

Also this week: V&A museum plans to revive design skills and Creative Industries Federation issues election manifesto for arts

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Arts education key to audience development, report concludes

A research project into audience development practices across Europe has issued a set of recommendations and guides for cultural organisations. Read more

V&A museum plans to revive design skills

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is launching a schools project to fill the gap in creating a new generation of designers. Read more

Theatre ‘still dominated by rich, white people’ – Lords inquiry

Theatre is still dominated by people from an affluent background, despite impressive outreach work by the sector, according to a new House of Lords report. Read more

Creative Industries Federation issues election manifesto for arts

Calls for the creative industries to remain a priority during Brexit negotiations, and for new policies to provide economic security and address the “skills time bomb” in the sector, are among the proposals. Read more

European project to champion women musicians

A drive to boost the recognition of women’s artistic and economic value is at the heart of an initiative that will help female artists showcase their work and collaborate at music industry festivals. Read more

Hackney to develop Dalston as an ‘arts-led cultural destination’

A consultation by Hackney Council is being seen as an “unprecedented opportunity” to secure the place of arts and culture in the district. Read more

National Theatre unveils details of LGBT event series

Polly Stenham, Stephen Daldry and Sarah Frankcom are among the directors who have been announced for the National Theatre's Queer Theatre event series. Read more

Glyndebourne launches international Opera Cup with Sky Arts

Glyndebourne opera house has launched an international singing competition to be shown on television later this year. Read more


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