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‘Vivid and fascinating’ collection recording exploration of Australia will go overseas if UK buyer doesn’t come forward

22 August 2014

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Museums and Libraries
Other
Visual Arts ands Crafts

A remarkable collection of works by Thomas Baines (1820-1875), vividly recording a 19th century British exploration of northern Australia and parts of Indonesia, faces permanent export overseas unless a UK buyer can be found to match the sale price of the works, £2,750,000.

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An important painting by Pop-artist Sam Walsh donated to the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

14 July 2014

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One of the city’s best-known and loved paintings The Dinner Party by Sam Walsh (1934-89), has been gifted to the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool under the Cultural Gifts Scheme introduced by the UK Government last year. This is the fourth gift under this major initiative to encourage philanthropy to the UK’s public museums, galleries and archives.

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Applications now open for new Random Acts Network Centres to support new 16-24 year old talent

Applications now open for new Random Acts Network Centres to support new 16-24 year old talent

07 July 2014

In April 2014, the Arts Council England announced a new phase of our partnership with Channel 4 with plans to re-launch the Random Acts strand with a more prominent television slot, enhanced online presence, increased funding and a more ambitious remit.

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Latest regional news

‘Vivid and fascinating’ collection recording exploration of Australia will go overseas if UK buyer doesn’t come forward

22 August 2014

Categories:
Museums and Libraries
Other
Visual Arts ands Crafts

A remarkable collection of works by Thomas Baines (1820-1875), vividly recording a 19th century British exploration of northern Australia and parts of Indonesia, faces permanent export overseas unless a UK buyer can be found to match the sale price of the works, £2,750,000.

Read more ...

An important painting by Pop-artist Sam Walsh donated to the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

14 July 2014

Categories:
Other

One of the city’s best-known and loved paintings The Dinner Party by Sam Walsh (1934-89), has been gifted to the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool under the Cultural Gifts Scheme introduced by the UK Government last year. This is the fourth gift under this major initiative to encourage philanthropy to the UK’s public museums, galleries and archives.

Read more ...

Applications now open for new Random Acts Network Centres to support new 16-24 year old talent

Applications now open for new Random Acts Network Centres to support new 16-24 year old talent

07 July 2014

In April 2014, the Arts Council England announced a new phase of our partnership with Channel 4 with plans to re-launch the Random Acts strand with a more prominent television slot, enhanced online presence, increased funding and a more ambitious remit.

Read more ...

Latest regional news

London launch for Lincolnshire’s latest art project

15 July 2014

On Thursday, Transported, Arts Council England’s Creative people and places programme in Boston and South Holland, will take a trip to Westminster to launch its latest project that will see great art hit the UK’s roads.

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London organisations to receive funding as Arts Council England announces investment plans for 2015 to 2018

01 July 2014

Today (1 July) Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years including its new national portfolio of arts organisations and museums.

Between 2015-18 247 organisations across London will receive more than £487,991,536 of investment from the Arts Council. This will include investment in 245 National portfolio organisations and 2 Major partner museums.

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Arts Council England announces investment plans for 2015-18 in the East Midlands

01 July 2014

Categories:
Dance
Literature
Music
Other
Theatre
Visual Arts and Crafts

Arts Council England has unveiled its investment plans for the next three years including its new national portfolio of arts organisations and museums.

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