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Post Brexit funding

Richard Russell explains the Treasury’s guarantee on EU funding and looks at the future implications of Brexit

A woman in a green top poses for the camera with a baby wrapped against her back

Dig a little deeper

Post Brexit, Mahtab Hussain and Skinder Hundal blog about how art makes space for empathy

Exterior shot of Dean Heritage Centre - an old building on the edge of a forest in front of a lake

Waving not drowning

John Orna-Ornstein blogs about how we’re investing in strategic thinking in museums through our Museum Resilience Fund

A man playing a double bass entertains a child

Your future audiences need you

Five questions with Peter Helps, Chief Executive of Sinfonia Viva, about why making family-friendly art and culture is vital for the future

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Top left to bottom right: 1. Garden of Light, TILT 2. 'Mother with child' - from The Commonality of Strangers. Image © Mahtab Hussain 3. Yorkshire Festival. Photo © Yorkshire Festival 4. Dean Heritage Centre. Photo © Eye Shut Photography 5. Photo © Sinfonia Viva / Alan Fletcher 6. Karen Poley – Bicycle Ballet. The Bureau of Silly Ideas has been awarded £150,000 as lead in a consortium also including Red Herring and KP Projects. Photo © Raysto Images 7. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 8. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 9. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 10. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 11. Illustration © Arts Council England 12. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford