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Last chance to keep rare 14th century Italian painting in the UK - Culture Minister places export bar on Giovanni da Rimini panel

29 October 2014

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Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on a rare Italian painting by Giovanni da Rimini from the early 14th century ‘Left Wing of a Diptych with Episodes from the Lives of the Virgin and other Saints.’ It will be exported overseas unless money can be found to match the asking price of £5,682,500.

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Constable painting of the Stour Valley acquired for the nation

28 October 2014

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A major painting by Britain's greatest and best-known landscape painter, John Constable R. A., has been accepted by the nation through the Acceptance in Lieu Scheme and permanently allocated to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

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Arts Council England today announces the successful applicants of its £45m Strategic touring programme

21 October 2014

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Today Arts Council England announces the four organisations that have been successful in the latest round of Strategic Touring Programme, receiving a total of £272,367.

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Last chance to keep rare 14th century Italian painting in the UK - Culture Minister places export bar on Giovanni da Rimini panel

29 October 2014

Categories:
Other

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on a rare Italian painting by Giovanni da Rimini from the early 14th century ‘Left Wing of a Diptych with Episodes from the Lives of the Virgin and other Saints.’ It will be exported overseas unless money can be found to match the asking price of £5,682,500.

Read more ...

Constable painting of the Stour Valley acquired for the nation

28 October 2014

Categories:
Other

A major painting by Britain's greatest and best-known landscape painter, John Constable R. A., has been accepted by the nation through the Acceptance in Lieu Scheme and permanently allocated to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

Read more ...

Arts Council England today announces the successful applicants of its £45m Strategic touring programme

21 October 2014

Categories:
Other

Today Arts Council England announces the four organisations that have been successful in the latest round of Strategic Touring Programme, receiving a total of £272,367.

Read more ...

Latest regional news

Arts Council England’s Director of Museums teams up with Olympic champion for vintage car run

30 October 2014

John Orna-Ornstein On Sunday 2 November 2014, Arts Council England’s Director of Museums, John Orna-Ornstein, will team up with five times Olympic champion, Sir Steve Redgrave, to take part in the world’s longest running motoring event.

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New Gillian Wearing sculpture to be unveiled in Birmingham

28 October 2014

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Visual Arts and Crafts

This October, celebrated contemporary art gallery, Ikon, will unveil a new public sculpture in Birmingham by Turner Prize-winning artist, Gillian Wearing.

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Major investment for theatre redevelopment in Newcastle-under-Lyme

14 October 2014

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Theatre

The New Vic Theatre in North Staffordshire has secured almost half a million pounds from Arts Council England’s £24million National Lottery-funded small scale Capital programme for vital upgrades and refurbishments.

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