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Five a Week 6: Some Things to Read and Think About

1. TAILORED REVIEW OF ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND If time allows I’ll write something specific about this DCMS ‘tailored review’ of Arts Council England, but it is obviously an essential read. As an end of term report it’d be a B … Continue Reading

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Not so easy philanthropy

There’s a kind of irony that this week has seen the publication of the first evaluation report on ACE’s Catalyst programme and the announcement of the closure of Ideas Tap, an organisation supporting young creative talent, backed by philanthropist Peter … Continue Reading

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#artsreportsforall

The last 10 days has seen a plethora of noteworthy reports and policy announcements (ie > 1). Just as I prepared to sit down to blog about one, along would come another. I want to discuss two here with some … Continue Reading

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Cultural Capital

Robert Hewison’s Cultural Capital tells a cautionary tale very well. As the blurb puts it, it describes ‘how politicians, money, and managerialism turned a golden age to lead’. The book is subtitled ‘the rise and fall of Creative Britain’ so … Continue Reading

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Etchasketch policy making?

Culture at King’s have published an unusual, interesting and potentially important report on arts education policy, Step by step: arts policy and young people, written by James Doeser. The report is unusual because it takes a long, historical, view of … Continue Reading

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Walk Tall

There are moments when I look out and feel like there’s a whole Horizon of Stupid looking back. That feeling can be shortened by music, and this week’s example – and the first music on here for a while – … Continue Reading

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