Education

Deborah Swallow retires as Courtauld director after 18 years

During her tenure she oversaw a £57m redevelopment of the London university's campus

How to get the next generation in India's youngest state to visit museums? Give schools money

The $17.4m scheme in Bihar has resulted in 33,000 young visitors to its main museum in Patna in a year

Lisson Gallery and digital platform Circa will fund scholarships at London university

The bursaries support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students on postgraduate courses in the arts at Goldsmiths

Courtauld Institute forms 'strategic partnership' with neighbouring King's College London—what does this mean for the prestigious art history college?

The two institutions of vastly different sizes will join forces at a time of "great uncertainty" for arts and humanities in higher education

'It’s time for museums to take critical race theory seriously'

There’s a campaign against discussions of race in the American education system—and museums have a part to play in fighting that

Conservatives scrap arts premium for schools promised in 2019 UK general election manifesto

Arts education policy amounting to £270m was missing from autumn budget announcement last week

Ancient history? Worcester University to close its archaeology department in another blow to heritage sector

Decision is a "canary in the coal mine" for other arts and humanities subjects, warns museums body

UK government approves 50% funding cut for arts and design courses

Education secretary Gavin Williamson says money will be directed towards Stem subjects

US collectors aim to give Indigenous Australian curators 'a seat at the table' with fundraising sale of $1.5m Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri painting

L. John and Barbara Wilkerson are selling Two Men Dreaming at Kuluntjarranya via Melbourne gallery to fund new arts leadership education programme in the US

Uproar as UK government plans to cut funding for arts education by 50% to prioritise 'high-value subjects'

Artists express concerns and the Public Campaign for the Arts launches a petition as the consultation on the planned budget cuts to higher education ends today

Adrian Piper plans a protest in Berlin over school class sizes

The 15 May demonstration is part of her ongoing Wahlkampagne criticizing Germany’s education system

Arts Umbrella, Canada’s largest culture educator, opens new $27m home in Vancouver

The new education centre on Granville Island with arts, music, film and dance studios, will serve 24,000 student annually

How racist is UK art education? A new report aims to find out

Freelands Foundation and Runnymede Trust have partnered up to investigate racial inequality in schools and universities

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Huge fee hikes for EU students who want to study art in the UK come into force from September

Visa issues and increased red tape could also deter European Union applicants, warn university leaders

Postgraduate art history students in UK say they are being encouraged to produce ‘less rigorous and ambitious’ research in light of pandemic

As the funding body, UK Research and Innovation, restricts additional funding, students are being asked to rethink projects

Oxford University’s All Souls College drops Christopher Codrington’s name from its library—but refuses to remove slave owner’s statue

Decision comes as scrutiny mounts over the university’s colonial legacy, including at Oriel College where a commission on Cecil Rhodes monument has been delayed

ICA Miami expands online programming and scholarship with $2m grant

The institution’s Art + Research Center will be renamed after the Knight Foundation in light of gift, which funds two new positions and educational initiatives

Danish art school on brink of closure after director resigns following misconduct allegations

Open letter from current and former students accuses Fatamorgana's founding director Morten Bo of “unpleasant, degrading, discriminatory” behaviour

International art students may be forced to leave the US under Trump's new ICE policy on remote learning

Harvard and MIT filed lawsuits against the US government while the president of CalArts calls the move an act of "political theatre" amid the pandemic

Mary Rose Museum 'appalled' by David Starkey's racist remarks as British historian steps down as trustee

Tudor specialist has been widely condemned for remarks on slavery and Black Lives Matter in YouTube interview

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Eight ways museums could make the most of the coronavirus crisis

Failure to seize this opportunity to make changes would be a graver error than any breach of etiquette

Britain's young artists had a hard time before the pandemic. What will happen to them now?

Inequality is rife in British society, not least in the arts, where decades of ‘class-cleansing’ policies have made it harder than ever to be an artist and designer

Wave of museum educator redundancies worldwide sparks open letter

Art historians and curators urge galleries to support education staff during coronavirus crisis

UK art schools begin 14-day strike action

Dispute centres on zero-hours contracts, pay devaluation, rising workloads and the gender and ethnicity pay gap

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‘Art history is a global discipline’

The head of Yale’s art history department explains the university’s decision to change its introductory survey courses

Is art history under threat? UK universities see 28.5% drop in the subject in past decade

Latest figures show decline in first year students choosing humanities degrees in favour of business, agriculture and medicine

JR launches open call on Instagram for his new free photography course

French artist says he will invite Naomi Campbell to school in Paris to help him teach 12 budding photographers