October 2011

Global arts portal

Visiting Arts, in partnership with Creative Scotland, is trialling an online cultural information platform, described as a “facebook meets yellow pages for the cultural sector”. WorldCulture.Net is intended to be a “destination for artists and arts organisations to connect with each other and industry intelligence”, and to create a global network of people and content …
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Arts cut crime

An evaluation of the impact of three arts-based initiatives has concluded that the arts play an important role in the criminal justice system, reducing crime and saving taxpayers’ money. The analysis was based on the experiences of women who graduated from Clean Break’s theatre education programme, members of London-based charity Only Connect who have been …
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Government Investment for Digital Champions

New initiative to support digital and media SMEs working in cross-platform content      Monday 31 October 2011: The Government has today announced Creative England as one of the successful bidders to receive investment through the second round of its £1.4 billion Regional Growth Fund (RGF). Creative England has secured c. £5 million RGF funding for ‘Digital …
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Mercy In Action

Mercy in Action The charity Mercy in Action are holding an art exhibition at the Paintworks in Bristol based on the theme of hope and poverty.  We are currently looking for submissions from artists to display and sell at the exhibition. For more details on the event please see www.hope-poverty.blogspot.com.

More from Missions Models Money

News from the excellent Missions Models Money group – intelligent thinking about arts and culture without the bullsh*t.  Highly recommended. Mission Models Money (MMM) launches it’s fifth cycle of work today (2011-2014) with two new programmes, re.think and re.volution. re.volution is a peer learning network designed to support small and medium sized arts and cultural …
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Vacancies at ICIA

Based at the University of Bath, the Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts (ICIA) presents a public arts programme curated around an annual theme. The season features visual arts, theatre, dance and music with an interdisciplinary emphasis, including exhibitions, films, discussions, practical workshops and classes. We have two positions available for experienced and motivated professionals with …
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