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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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Case studies

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

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Find out more about our investment in your area

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Sharing joy

For people living with Dementia, daily life can become increasingly isolated. But we believe everyone should have the chance to benefit from the joy art and culture can bring which is why we’re supporting Vamos Theatre’s latest tour.

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Ambition for Excellence

We’re investing £1.6 million in three organisations in the latest rounds of Ambition for Excellence.

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Beyond my Brain

The London Brain Project uses art to explore brain injury in children, with beautiful results

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All our children

Richard Russell blogs about his new role at the Arts Council, addressing barriers to young people’s access to arts and culture

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Museum Accreditation review

During 2017, the Arts Council and our UK Accreditation Partners will be undertaking a light-touch review of certain aspects of the Museum Accreditation scheme.

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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. Finding Joy by Vamos Theatre. Image © Graeme Braidwood. 8. Wysing Arts Centre: The Fish Police performing at Space-Time: The Multiverse festival, Wysing Arts Centre, 2015. Photo © Sylvain Deleu. 9. Beyond my Brain artwork by Holly Birtles © London Brain Project 10. Farnham Maltings: Time to Remember, May 2016. Photo © Savannah Photographic (Alex Harvey) 11. Primary school aged pupils taking part in a Samba drumming workshop 12. Live Late at Millennium Gallery. Photo © Museums Sheffield. 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.