AnalysisBlack Lives Matter
Reform or reset? How cultural institutions are facing a reckoning over racism
US and UK museums have been accused of tokenism, hypocrisy and fake solidarity for rushing to declare support for Black Lives Matter. Where do they go from here?
UK arts funders unlock crisis grants after coronavirus—but at what cost?
Unrestricted money from public and private sources is helping to keep hard-hit organisations running, but capital projects could suffer
England's museums look to Arts Council to secure £250m government bailout
Cultural institutions bracing for a fall in visitors and shrinking revenue will need huge increase in public funding to recover after reopening
New guidelines for UK museums will kickstart nation's long-overdue restitution debate
Arts Council England will release a document that addresses the ethical and practical issues around restituting cultural objects, planned for autumn 2020
NewsArts Council England
Arts Council England announces coronavirus crisis plan to compensate out-of-pocket artists and institutions
The national arts-funding body will refocus some grant programmes to help individual artists and freelancers withstand lost earnings
As The Art Newspaper turns 30, the question is—will the A-word survive?
"Art" is a loaded term, freighted with associations of class and power
Cash-strapped museums and libraries across England get £250m government funding boost
Lobby group warns of crumbling buildings and leaking roofs following “decades of underinvestment”
Owner of £10m Giotto to appeal High Court ruling that painting left Italy unlawfully
Judge finds in favour of Arts Council England, but collector Kathleen Simonis argues Italian laws are incompatible with EU free movement of goods
Freelands Foundation powers UK non-profits with £1.5m cash boost for emerging artists
Founder Elisabeth Murdoch’s appointment to Arts Council England governing body cleared by commissioner
UK permits Nazi-looted Meissen figure to leave for Japan despite spoliation claim
There appear to be no winners in what the Arts Council refers to as an “extremely unusual” case
No UK country has poured as much money as England into art commissions since 1995
The £50m art bonanza has funded everything from Gormley's Angel of the North to a 48km sculpture trail
Charles Saatchi announces gift of 100 works of art, worth £500,000, to the Arts Council Collection
Is the gift an act of virtuous self-regard?
Large Lottery grant to Tate Gallery to buy contemporary art
£6.2 million goes to the new Tate at Bankside before next years opening.