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Kettle's Yard to rename one of its galleries

A new gallery at Cambridge's Kettle's Yard museum and arts centre will be renamed the Sackler Gallery following a major charitable donation. The Sackler Trust, a philanthropic organisation founded by American pharmaceutical entrepreneur Dr David Sackler and his brothers, has d...

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over 4 years ago

What is the Real Value of Art Education?

By Paula Briggs: AccessArt recently attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design Education in the House of Commons, with presentations from the Professor of Creative Education at Warwick Business School, and the Vice Chancellor of University of the Arts...

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over 4 years ago

Illuminating art’s history

Fascinating discovery using technology applied to the arts as part of the international MINIARE(Manuscript Illumination: Non-Invasive Analysis, Research and Expertise) project. The project is led by Dr Stella Panayotova, Keeper of Manuscripts and Printed Books at the Fitzwill...

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over 4 years ago

Arts report on public engagement in East of England

Communities in East Anglia’s Fenlands and remote areas of North Yorkshire appear to be underserved by Arts Council England’s (ACE) regularly funded touring organisations. A map of postcodes reached by ACE’s National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) in 2012/13 reveals blackspots ...

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over 4 years ago

Report highlights blackspots in Fenlands' arts engagement

Communities in East Anglia’s Fenlands and remote areas of North Yorkshire appear to be underserved by Arts Council England’s (ACE) regularly funded touring organisations. A map of postcodes reached by ACE’s National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) in 2012/13 reveals blackspots ...

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over 4 years ago

National Gallery announces new Director

Gabriele Finaldi announced as new Director of the National Gallery. Dr Finaldi will take up his new position in August 2015, following the retirement of our current Director, Dr Nicholas Penny. Born in London, Dr Finaldi studied art history at Dulwich College and then at the...

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over 4 years ago

The Future of Cultural Value

The Warwick Commission's final report, Enriching Britain: Culture, Creativity and Growth, was launched today and is available to download in various formats. Further evidence and research resources from the Commission's year-long investigation are also available, along with in...

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over 4 years ago

Culture Finder App launched

CultureFinder is intended to help visitors to Cambridge plan their own tour. The central idea has been to focus on things (which might be museum objects, artworks or art events) rather than just venues or places, and build in some chance discoveries along the way. CultureFind...

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over 4 years ago

Join the Drawing Challenge!

AccessArt is running an international Drawing Challenge with the aim of helping support teachers, facilitators and individuals to develop drawing skills through a series of inspirational exercises and drawing projects. The Drawing Challenge can be taken at any time to suit yo...

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over 4 years ago

Drawing Projects for Children Book launched!

Published by Black Dog Publishing London, Drawing Projects for Children is a beautifully illustrated collection of activities that will expand the mark making abilities and imagination of children of all ages, and help fuel their passion for drawing. The book features a collec...

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over 4 years ago
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