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We believe that the work we fund and support has an impact on people’s lives across England - and beyond.  

Through this work and our research, we want to make the case for art and culture, showcase best practice, and engage in discussion and debate to help make our sector more diverse, resilient and sustainable. 

Here you can see our latest news, browse art jobs, and explore our blog and case studies. We hope you discover ideas that are helpful, challenging and inspiring.

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Arts jobs and news

Search jobs and career opportunities across the art and culture sector

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Read our latest news stories

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Case studies

Browse our case studies and find out more about the projects we invest in

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In your area

Find out more about our investment in your area

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Life-changing libraries

Brian Ashley, our Libraries Director, blogs about how our new fund is going to help libraries be life-changing

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Disability and collections

How Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums used a process of a research and consultation to transform the way they think about diversity

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Fundraising post-Brexit

Michelle Wright on our new report into philanthropy, donations and sponsorship, and how fundraising looks set to change

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Top left to bottom right: 1. PLAYDOUGH from Unlimited Theatre Photo © Unlimited Theatre / The Alban 2. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 3. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 4. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 5. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 6. Lighthouse: Naomi Battrick in Orbit Ever After, by Jaime Stone. Photo © Angus Young / Lighthouse. 7. Kiran Sonia Sawar in 'My Name Is'. Photo © Helen Maybanks 8. Manchester Central Library on National Library Day 2016. Photo © Graham Lucas Commons, on behalf of Arts Council England 9. Event at the People's History Museum, Manchester 10. Manchester Central Library on National Library Day 2016. Photo © Graham Lucas Commons, on behalf of Arts Council England. 11. No Credit Displaying 12. latalante via Visual hunt 13. Illustration © Arts Council England 14. Images © Arts Council England 15. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford 16. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 17. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 18. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 19. Atmosphere by Edmund de Waal at Turner Contemporary. Photo © Benjamin Beker.