Arts funding

Blavatnik up, no change for Zabludowicz: Sunday Times Rich List reveals art world fortunes

This year's list records a historic low for the number of British billionaires

‘A brutal adjustment’: Argentine cultural workers feel the pain of president Milei’s cuts

Mass layoffs at the national library and the defunding of a critical film institute are just the beginning, the administration has promised

Palais de Tokyo patron row intensifies after French art world figures sign letter of support

Sandra Hegedüs, who withdrew funding for the Paris centre, responded to the letter, signed by Chris Dercon among others, in Instagram posts

Artist Steve McQueen condemns planned job cuts at Goldsmiths

Restructure of London University college could result in loss of 133 roles across arts departments

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Will funding crisis in UK councils lead to art sell-offs?

Sales of art collections may be forced on English local authorities that are technically bankrupt following cuts in grants from central government

Wales’s national museum building under threat of closure as funding is squeezed

Chief executive warns that institution is facing a deficit of more than £4m

Climate protesters who occupied London's Science Museum vow to continue disruptions

The group say the institution is allowing the Adani Group—which has ties to coal mining and arms manufacturing—to "greenwash" its reputation via sponsorship

Arts Council England under the microscope in government review

Mary Archer to try and identify how arm’s length funding body can make 5% saving

Budget 2024: UK museum leaders welcome tax incentive announced by Chancellor

Museums and Galleries Exhibitions Tax Relief has been made permanent in this year's spring statement

Arts Council England rows back on 'reputational risk' guidelines

The public body “will not remove or refuse funding” over political work, it has confirmed following backlash

New Frank Bowling project to send £500,000 worth of art supplies to UK schools

Work by the students will be displayed on London's Piccadilly Lights in 2025

'It's censorship': Arts Council England under fire over new policy deterring 'overtly political statements'

Update to guidelines warns partner organisations that funding arrangements could be jeopardised by "reputational risk"

‘MoMA, dump Kravis’: activists call on museum to break up with board chair in Valentine’s Day protest

A coalition of environmental-justice organisations renewed their calls for the removal of board chair Marie-Josée Kravis

‘Culture is fragile’: Dutch art world figures express concerns for future under potential coalition government

Directors of leading institutions in the country warn of the damage that budget cuts and a scaling back on international collaboration could do to the sector

V&A Dundee cuts major shows to one a year as costs soar

The move is part of a series of measures to counter the impact of rising inflation and the cost of living crisis

Taiwan’s cultural sector seeks higher profile as country heads to polls

As three contenders battle it out to become president, artists plead for them to see there is more to Taiwan than semiconductors

Arts loom small in Ron DeSantis's proposed state budget

The Florida governor's proposed budget for the the next fiscal year includes some provisions for museums—and continuing to transport undocumented migrants to Democratic states

'Non-profit burnout is real': Brooklyn Museum offers funding and specialised training to culture leaders of colour

Eight Brooklyn-based arts non-profits will each receive $25,000 and ten months of workshops and other sessions

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Private sector picks up the pieces as UK government cuts art education funding

While university arts departments are being dismantled, dealers and auction houses provide learning programmes

Royal College of Art vice-chancellor announced as new chair of the British Council

Paul Thompson will have a full in-tray when he takes over, as the organisation has suffered from a significant funding shortfall in recent years, leading to staff strikes

Thangam Debbonaire appointed UK shadow culture secretary

The Labour MP, who has held the position before, campaigned for the removal of Bristol's Edward Colston statue

Can private funds soothe public cuts? Frieze London looks to boost UK arts sector with launch of new awards and initiatives

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the fair has announced a spate of schemes playing matchmaker between philanthropic groups and organisations in need

'The visual arts world needs to be vocal about the impact of funding cuts too'

The performing arts rally support by drawing attention to the state of jeopardy they are in—we could do with taking a leaf out of their book

Philadelphia's historic First Bank building to become museum thanks to $22.2m in federal funding

After being closed to the public for 50 years, the historic institution is getting an interactive update

Special report: Funding cuts and weak economy send UK’s visual arts into crisis

From regional galleries becoming “unsustainable” to brutal cuts to funding of museums, galleries and arts and humanities education, the sector is in an increasingly perilous state

UK's University of East Anglia to cut more than two dozen arts and humanities jobs

As part of its £30m cost-cutting initiative, the university is proposing to reduce staff numbers by a total of 113, a spokesperson says