Our research programme aims to increase our knowledge and understanding about the impact of arts and culture on people’s lives
Our research programme aims to increase our knowledge and understanding about the impact of art and culture on people’s lives. Our data allows us to be open, accountable and responsive about the work we do and the investment we make. Explore more about research and data below.
Data on our investment informs our evaluation, our funding decisions and future strategy. Making this data available is also essential for our accountability
Our key commitments concerning the ways we collect, handle, use and publish data
We are committed to routinely publishing research findings and data reports. Find here schedules of reports recently published and those to be published in the future
Browse the archive of our older research reports and publications
The Freedom of Information Act informs our approach to publication of data and information, and otherwise providing access to information we hold
Latest news, blog posts and case studies
How our In Harmony programme is using music to transform the lives of school pupils in deprived communities
Our Director for Policy and Research writes about how research helps us to better understand the essential contribution that arts and culture make to our lives
Cat Hammersley, our Senior Manager for Data Reporting and Analysis, blogs about why we should all be getting excited about our new data principles. (Really)
Tune into BBC Two on Saturday night to see award-winning artist Kate Tempest perform her new album 'Let them Eat Chaos'. It’s first programme in a new series called Performance Live which will see innovative live performance broadcast on BBC television over the next two years.
Arts Council England has announced new appointments to three of the five Area Councils, which play a crucial role in both local and national decision-making.
Online communities watch a creative journey into the history of planet earth