Arts Council England
DCMS invites applications for next Chair of Arts Council England
The Department for Culture Media and Sport have launched the recruitment campaign for the new Chair of Arts Council England. The deadline for applications is 29 March 2016.
About the role
You will have a genuine passion for the arts, museums and libraries. You should be able to lead Arts Council England inspirationally and to advocate and communicate its role and objectives with energy and commitment. Strong media and communications skills are key.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a keen appreciation of the need to create the conditions for excellent art and culture to flourish and for more people to experience and appreciate the work of these sectors. They will also understand the importance of cultural education for children and young people.
They will understand the important role that arts and culture play in the creative economy, in tourism and in well-being. They should also be committed to championing diversity and ensuring that the benefits of arts and culture are available to the widest range of people.
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The partnership will see ENO and Greater Manchester work together on plans to bring the company’s globally renowned cultural offer to a main base in the city-region by 2029.
Portsmouth awarded £650,000 to strengthen creativity and culture25/10/2023 16:10:00
The creative economy in Portsmouth will benefit from a six-figure investment from our National Lottery Place Partnerships Fund.
The South West Culture Digest - Summer30/08/2023 16:10:00
We’re wrapping up the summer with the latest edition of our Culture Digest. For this seasons edition, we look at a superb array of cultural delights from the area, share sector opportunities, report on exciting projects and festivals from the last few months.
Funding boost for youth arts and culture in Wolverhampton17/08/2023 13:20:00
Children and young people in Wolverhampton will benefit from more than £846,000 through National Lottery Place Partnership funds.
National Lottery Project Grants changes: You said, we did28/07/2023 09:25:00
National Lottery Project Grants (NLPG) is always open to individuals and organisations, supporting arts, museums and libraries projects. It is made possible thanks to funding from National Lottery players.
£5 million National Lottery funding awarded to Bradford 202507/07/2023 11:15:00
We’re excited to share we’re investing £5 million of new National Lottery funding to Bradford Culture Company to help deliver the programme for its year as UK City of Culture in 2025.
Rekindle to ignite creativity, culture, and collaboration in libraries03/07/2023 16:20:00
In a week where organisations and artists from across the country came together for the National Rural Touring Forum’s annual conference – we thought what better time than now to talk about a new rural-focused project called Rekindle – which we’re supporting through a £567,956 National Lottery Project Grant.
New vision for creative industries15/06/2023 15:25:00
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New exchange with Italy about dance and disability27/04/2023 09:10:00
Arts Council England has announced “Open Dialogo”, a new project with the Italian Ministry of Culture, the Italian Culture Institute of London and British Council to encourage conversation about dance and disability between artists, producers and venues in England and Italy. Stopgap Dance Company, based in Farnham, have been commissioned to design, curate and manage the project.