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Our Midlands office covers Birmingham, Coventry, Derbyshire, Dudley, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, part of Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton, and Worcestershire.

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National portfolio funding

The Midlands has 84 National portfolio organisations, including two Bridge organisations, with an investment of £173.9million and four Major partner museums with an investment of £10.5 million.

Find out which organisations receive National portfolio funding in the Midlands or browse our interactive map.

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News from the area

Works by Birmingham-based artist Lucy Hutchinson on display at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Blonde (2013) but Lucy was acquired for the Arts Council Collection

Birmingham Museums Trust awarded £600,000 to bring the Arts Council Collection to the Midlands

Birmimgham Museums Trust has been announced as a new National Partner for the Arts Council Collection. 

Graffiti artist creating work at City of Colours Festival 2014

City of Colours returns to turn Birmingham’s streets into an outdoor gallery

Arts Council England is investing £35,000 to bring Birmingham’s large scale street art festival back …

The cast of Swallows and Amazons with library staff at Nuneaton Library

£50,000 investment for Warwickshire’s creative reading festivals

Arts Council England is investing £49,900 in Warwickshire County Council’s plans to bring creativity to …

Latest publications

Sustaining Great Art: 2012-2015

At the end of the third year of the partnership between Arts Council England and Julie's Bicycle, this report presents the results of environmental reporting and shows how the arts and culture sector is increasingly choosing to take positive action.

London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the East Midlands

This year's Igniting Ambition Legacy Trust UK programme is greater in scope and reach than …

Front page of Arts Council Plan 2011-15

Arts Council Plan 2011-15

This Plan sets out what we will do to deliver our Achieving great art for …

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Birmingham

The Foundry
82 Granville Street, Birmingham
B1 2LH

52.474949, -1.90865

Nottingham

Rooms 005 & 005A, Arkwright Building, Nottingham Trent University
Burton Street, Nottingham
NG1 4BU

52.956039, -1.15046

Press and media

Sharon Joinson
Senior Communications Officer
Phone: 0121 631 5771
Mobile: 07872 416649

Esther Rush
Communications Officer
Phone: 0121 631 5707
Mobile: 07872416626

Duty Press Officer 
(Out of hours contact) 
Phone: 07595 091 334  



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