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York Helmet at Yorkshire Museum

The North receives over £2 million in Museum development funds as we announce our new Museum resilience fund

Nine museum development providers across the country will receive around £3 million a year through our Museum development fund. The fund aims to provide a national network of professional advice to all museums, particularly smaller museums. The recipients' priority will be to improve the sustainability and resilience of the museums …

HOME Romeo & Juliet Communities Engagement Project Sound Day

HOME's Romeo & Juliet engages audience in sound installation project at Victoria Baths

Even before the first night, HOME's production of Romeo and Juliet was sold out for …

John Berger

T-Junction features international poets and launches John Berger's Collected Poems

The T-Junction festival takes place in Middlesbrough from16-20 October 2014. A four-day poetry festival, it …

Latest publications

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 everyone goals and priorities over the years 2011-15.

New Cultural Destinations

Our mission at the Arts Council is to get great art to everyone – to …

Responses to the Digital Britain interim report

In January 2009, the Government published Digital Britain, a plan to secure Britain’s place at …

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