Funding

The hangover after the museum party: institutions in the US are facing a funding crisis

As the baby-boomer generation of major donors pulls back or dies off, museums are struggling to attract their heirs’ interest

National Galleries of Scotland facing ‘a very real challenge’ as report reveals continuing financial strain

A new dossier shows how those running the organisation are struggling to “find a path to a balanced budget”

As Iceland braces for the winter, museums lobby for more storage

Fifteen years since Iceland’s banking crisis, funding cuts have left the nation’s art in a state of potential peril

Raac and ruin: museums search for unsafe concrete—but can they afford repairs?

Institutions are scrambling to identify whether their buildings contain the potentially dangerous material

Eight US cities receive $1m grants for public art projects tackling climate change, homelessness and more

The third edition of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Arts Challenge is supporting projects across the country, from Honolulu to Philadelphia

Yana Peel: 'I celebrate anything that is there to bring the arts to audiences'

Chanel’s global head of arts and culture tells us how she is reshaping the brand’s philanthopy

Jasper Johns’s ‘mutual aid’ organisation for artists receives almost $9m from the estate of Los Angeles gallerist Margo Leavin

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts has been selling works donated by visual artists to fund those working in experimental forms and performance since 1963

Commissioners appointed to oversee Birmingham city council as debt crisis puts museums in firing line

The group, brought in by UK housing secretary Michael Gove, will oversee the council's accounts following the announcement earlier in September that it was facing serious financial difficulties

UK Art Fund announces £1m grant bonanza to boost diversity and inclusion

The funds will benefit organisations including Glasgow Women’s Library and Studio Voltaire

Previously free, some UK museums are starting to charge as cost of living crisis bites

The principle of free admission to museums is being eroded, as entry fees are introduced to balance budgets

National Endowment for the Arts gives $103m in grants to organisations across the US

The NEA's second round of grants for fiscal year 2023 supports a wide range of exhibitions, partnerships and programmes

Art market wobble: what happens if banks go bust?

Plus, hip hop in Baltimore and Juan de Pareja, the artist enslaved by Velázquez

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'A new model for cash-strapped public galleries? How England's Baltic filled its empty halls with Hew Locke's Procession'

To survive this economic crisis, we must build new networks between public and commercial galleries

Henry Moore Foundation provides financial lifeline for UK artists during cost of living crisis

Rapid response funding provides "relief" in the face of soaring bills, artists say

Brutal cuts to London arts organisations as national funds are moved away from capital

“We’ve had to make invidious choices”, says Arts Council England’s chair, Nicholas Serota, as funding portfolio for 2023-26 announced

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Is England’s arts establishment set for a revolution?

Arts Council England are due to announce its regularly funded National Portfolio organisations this October, in line with a new strategy

The UK's cost of living crisis has hit its museums and heritage sites—and the worst might still be to come

Economic instability and rising energy prices threaten many institutions, while emergency funding made available during the pandemic is no longer accessible

Russia boosts arts funding as sanctions start to bite

Vladimir Putin’s deputy chief of staff will put $12.1m towards helping cultural projects that have been targeted due to “their patriotism and loyalty to the country” since the invasion of Ukraine

British Council workers strike over planned cuts that could reduce arts team by up to 20%

The UK’s international organisation for cultural relations has been subject to a number of cost-reduction exercises in the past year amid a massive funding shortfall

France launches €1m fund to help Ukrainian and ‘dissident Russian’ artists fleeing war

Culture ministry initiative will offer three-month residencies and an emergency telephone service

Why endow a museum wing when you can fund archives? Hauser & Wirth Institute gives $700,000 in grants to preserving historical records

Newly announced funding for the Studio Museum in Harlem and Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute follow 2021 grants to small nonprofits in Chicago, British Columbia and Hong Kong

UK arts 'levelling up' plan—designed to redirect funding outside of London—blasted by city's mayor

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries wants to redress "huge historic imbalance" in regional investment but mayor Sadiq Khan says it is "a devastating blow" to the creative sector

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

Tate Liverpool plans £30m gallery overhaul—with help from UK government’s ‘level up’ fund

The £10m public grant is part of a new initiative aimed at equalising quality of living between the north and south

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

England's culture sector to receive £850m in extra funding from Treasury

The budget, to be announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday, has earmarked £300m for museums to "redevelop and refurbish their sites"

'An abandonment of culture': artists Anish Kapoor and Jeremy Deller criticise severe cuts at British Council

Government support for the UK's international organisation for cultural relations will be significantly reduced or cease altogether in 20 countries