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At risk of export: a rare 19th century photographic album

24 February 2015

An album containing seventy photographs by one of the most important photographers of the 19th century is at risk of being exported unless a UK buyer can be found to match the £82,600 auction price.

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Rare Collection of 20th Century & Contemporary Ceramics accepted for the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

23 February 2015

An encyclopaedic collection of 327 ceramic items formed by one of the most important British potters of the last 50 years, Alan Caiger-Smith, has been acquired for the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme and allocated to Great Dixter House in East Sussex.

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Rare Italian Photography Collection allocated to Tate under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

16 February 2015

A group of 40 rare prints by 6 major figures in 20th-century Italian photography has been acquired for the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme and allocated to Tate. The Cultural Gifts Scheme was introduced by the Government in 2013 as a major initiative to encourage life-time giving to UK public collections. This marks the first time the scheme has been used to bring a group of photographs into the national collection. Their allocation to Tate also reflects the increasingly important role photography now plays in Tate’s collection and programme.

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At risk of export: a rare 19th century photographic album

24 February 2015

An album containing seventy photographs by one of the most important photographers of the 19th century is at risk of being exported unless a UK buyer can be found to match the £82,600 auction price.

Read more ...

Rare Collection of 20th Century & Contemporary Ceramics accepted for the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

23 February 2015

An encyclopaedic collection of 327 ceramic items formed by one of the most important British potters of the last 50 years, Alan Caiger-Smith, has been acquired for the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme and allocated to Great Dixter House in East Sussex.

Read more ...

Rare Italian Photography Collection allocated to Tate under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

16 February 2015

A group of 40 rare prints by 6 major figures in 20th-century Italian photography has been acquired for the nation under the Cultural Gifts Scheme and allocated to Tate. The Cultural Gifts Scheme was introduced by the Government in 2013 as a major initiative to encourage life-time giving to UK public collections. This marks the first time the scheme has been used to bring a group of photographs into the national collection. Their allocation to Tate also reflects the increasingly important role photography now plays in Tate’s collection and programme.

Read more ...

Latest regional news

Arts Council England announces nearly £1.5m capital investment in South East arts organisations

24 February 2015

The Arts Council has today announced nearly £1.5m investment in four arts organisations across the South East, supporting their ambitions to improve their sustainability and long-term resilience.

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Arts Council England announces £637,240 capital investment in East of England arts organisations

24 February 2015

The Arts Council has today announced £637,240 investment in three arts organisations across the East of England, supporting their ambitions to improve their sustainability and long-term resilience.

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Arts Council England announce award to support community and education space at Wiltshire theatre

23 February 2015

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Theatre

Salisbury Playhouse is to receive £140,000 from the Arts Council’s Capital funding programme to completely refurbish their Salberg Studio which supports emerging artists, writers, directors and students.

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