Art schools

Art schools

Open School East free art school moves into two new venues in Margate

The organisation has relocated to the former home of Thanet School of Arts and Crafts on Hawley Square

Royal College of Art

Despite Brexit, applications from EU up 12% at London's Royal College of Art

Art and design institution announces five-year plan centred on $108m Battersea base

Art schools

Director of France's beleaguered national arts academy criticises culture minister for lack of support

Jean-Marc Bustamante has not had his contract renewed at ENSBA, where teachers have been accused of sexual harassment


Back to bigger better art school: Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art to reopen in January

Inaugural shows include a photography exhibition on consent—drawn from student-selected acquisitions

Disasters & destruction

Can the Glasgow School of Art be saved after second fire?

Anger as focus turns to cause of blaze that ripped through Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece

In the frame

Dressing for dystopia: funky fashion sources in The Handmaid’s Tale


American University Museum gets 9,000 works from Corcoran Gallery of Art’s collection

The defunct museum has given the last of its 20,000 works to 22 institutions in Washington, DC

Frieze New York

Frieze New York pays tribute to the School of Hudson

The maverick art dealer helped to shape New York’s contemporary art scene by finding and supporting some of today's biggest artists


Scad honours Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Works by the husband-and-wife artists and ten other solo exhibitions are on show as part of deFINE Art at the school’s Savannah museum

Building projects

Royal College of Art's new £108m campus gets green light and will focus on art, technology and science

Building designed by Herzog & de Meuron will be a centre for robotics and drone technology


New lease of life for life drawing classes?

Age-old practice is being ‘gradually reinvigorated', but new frontier is seemingly in 3D reprographic skills

Art schools

Art school under fire for bowing to transgender student complaints

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has been accused of cowardice and censorship over its treatment of former professor and Henry Darger expert Michael Bonesteel