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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. 

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How to look after Human Remains

Hear about the team of specialists, funded through our Museum Resilience fund, who make sure anything the dead (and undead) leave behind gets the best possible care!

Arts Council Collection

The Arts Council Collection has today announced details of the exhibitions taking place throughout 2017 at its four National Partner galleries, The Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool; Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne; Birmingham Museums Trust and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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Ambition for Excellence

Four organisations across England will receive a total of £2.3m from our Ambition for Excellence programme in the latest round

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The Isle is Full of Noises

In light of the new Analysis of Theatre in England report, Simon Mellor blogs about how the theatre landscape is evolving in the digital age

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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. Living Worlds at Manchester Museum. © Manchester Museum 8. Benedict_Drew_KAPUT_2015_Image_by_Charlotte_Jopling 9. Match&Fuse festival Toulouse 3 October 2015 © Daniela Gerstmann 10. The Complete Freedom of Truth, 2016 programme. Image © Robert Golden. 11. Martin Luther King Jr Painting by Artist Derek Russell, Freedom City 2017 12. Dusk by Fevered Sleep 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.