Art Fund's new student pass scheme offers 500 paid jobs in culture sector

UK non-profit's plan may draw in young crowds which are a target demographic for museums


Labour Party to put creativity 'back at the heart of the school curriculum'

Pledge comes at a time of decline in arts subjects in schools


Read the winning essays in new UK prize for art history writing

Write on Art initiative was launched to combat the decline of arts teaching in schools


Art educators take London's National Gallery to employment tribunal in 'gig economy' dispute

Artists and lecturers are crowdfunding for legal fees in bid to win employee status

Programme of paid internships aims to make US museum staff more diverse

Association of Art Museum Directors launches scheme to provide undergraduate students from minority backgrounds with hands-on experience

New initiative aims to increase social mobility and diversity in the art industry

Easel will offer careers information, a mentorship programme and a grant scheme to subsidise low wages in entry level roles

$1m award-winning teacher brings high-profile artists and cultural figures into deprived London schools

Andria Zafirakou’s Artists in Residence campaign launches as creative arts are squeezed in UK classrooms

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

Letter to the Editor: Saudi Arabia will collaborate with the world, not only France, to make its cultural heritage accessible

Al-Ula, the most important cultural heritage site in the north-west of the kingdom, will benefit from international standards in heritage preservation and planning

Royal Academy launches new £34,000 postgraduate course. But who can afford it?

The institution is entering the lucrative world of branded education

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opens new Glassell School of Art building

Education is the MFAH’s “first and enduring mission”, says director Gary Tinterow

How the Royal Academy Schools shook off their fusty image

Once seen as a bastion of tradition ignored by young artists, the institution's postgraduate fine art course has become the most desirable in London

Russian billionaire’s Peri Foundation will keep paying for culture after arrest

It is business as usual, says the organisation’s director, as its founder, Ziyavudin Magomedov, remains in custody awaiting trial on racketeering charges

Open letter signed by over 100 artists, including Grayson Perry, slates UK’s education policy

New Ebacc qualification marginalises the arts and damages the future of young people in the country, say Turner prize winners

TED-style art history platform aims to promote arts education online

Heni Talks features videos from artists including Damien Hirst and Jeremy Deller

New lease of life for life drawing classes?

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


New prize looks to put art history back on UK’s academic agenda

Judges, including Jeremy Deller, hope that Write on Art will inspire young people to take up the subject

Princeton University celebrates new Lewis Center for the Arts

College’s first purpose-built arts facility was a decade in the making

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

New professorial position at UK university dedicated to contemporary art and culture of the Middle East

Editor and academic Anthony Downey will establish a postgraduate programme in partnership with organisations in the region

Art History A-level back on the curriculum

High-profile campaign by leading art world figures helped save the subject

Open School East decamps from London to seaside resort Margate

Free art school’s move follows growing number of artists relocating to more affordable Kent coast <br> <br>

It’s a long way from Black Mountain College

Art schools are at a crossroads as student numbers boom, tuition fees soar and traditional assumptions are challenged.

Royal College of Art suspends first year of course due to staff shortage

Closure is latest upset for college criticised by some for being too “business-like”

Pilot scheme tackles skills shortage

Lack of building conservation workers has become "acute" in US


Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce

A row over the appointment of a new head for the Ecole des Beaux-Arts is just the latest in a string of scandals over plum arts jobs

Art teachers caught in crossfire over university sexual-assault debate

Freedom of expression at centre of lawsuit claiming that professor’s advice was “harassment”

Artistic success in America means wearing the right old school tie

Despite paying lip service to diversity, New York’s major museums, galleries and university programmes are bound tightly together in a system that favours the privileged


Warhol to be studied in medical school

The initiative aims to help doctors improve their observation skills

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Art Basel Miami Beach to be studied for Swiss sociology project

Collectors and dealers alike must prepare for questioning as art-money relationship comes under the microscope