Borderlines programme is gaining national attention for its work in the community
Welcome to the North.
The North is well known for its cultural heritage. It has world-class collections and architecture and is home to some of England’s most exciting and ambitious art and cultural organisations.
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Encompassing the North East, North West and Yorkshire, the North is home to 186 National Portfolio Organisations and eight Major Partner Museums, including three Bridge organisations. Total investment in these programmes for 2015–18 stands at £239.8 million.
We also invest in artists and art organisations in the North through Grants for the Arts, our open-access funding programme for art activities.
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Latest news from the North
Arts Council funding supporting activity in the North's public libraries which benefits disadvantaged people and places
As Hull enters its one hundredth day as UK City of Culture, Pete Stones tells us how it feels when the world is watching the place you call home.
A huge cultural celebration is to take place in the city of Liverpool.
Visible Girls: Photography project given new life with the help of our National Lottery funded Grants for the arts scheme
Four projects across the country will receive more than £2.3 million from our latest round of Ambition for Excellence
This new network of local authorities and cultural organisations is helping to take great art and culture to people living in coastal communities around England.