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Astrolabe for Shah Abbas II, by Muhammad Muqim al-Yazdi, Persian, 1647/8

Pearls and wisdom - our vision for future of the Designation Scheme

Today Arts Council England publishes Pearls and wisdom - our vision for future of the Designation Scheme for collections of national significance.

Department for Education to increase investment in Music education hubs

Today the Department for Education has announced it will increase the funding it gives to …

Letter to Dominic McGonigal regarding Jazz Services

Dominic McGonigal, Chair of Jazz Services Ltd, wrote an open letter to Alan Davey, Chief …

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Designation Collections list

There are currently 140 Designated collections held in organisations across the whole of England.The following descriptions of the outstanding collections recognised by the Designation Scheme demonstrate the immense richness and variety of the collections held in England's museums, libraries and archives.These world class collections are a lasting source of inspiration …

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Making a complaint

At Arts Council England we try to give the best service possible. However we recognise …

Annual review 2014

Our annual review looks at a range of funded arts activity across the country, and …

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