We invest money from Government and the National Lottery to support arts and culture across England. Find out how
We believe that great art and culture inspires us, brings us together and teaches us about ourselves and the world around us. In short, it makes life better.
National Portfolio 2018-22
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We champion, develop and invest in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives.
We support activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections.
Between 2015 and 2018, we will invest £1.1 billion of public money from government and an estimated £700 million from the National Lottery to help create art and culture experiences for everyone, everywhere.
Investment that will support artistic ambition, strengthen cultural ecology and enrich our communities. Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England.
Our staff, Executive Board, National and Area Council share our mission and are passionate about arts and culture
We have a development role, which means we give expert advice and promote partnership