An audience development programme with a difference helped South East Dance to successfully reach out to non-dance audiences.
Welcome to the Arts Council in the South East.
Our South East Area is well known for its art and culture. It has world-class collections and is home to some of England’s most exciting and ambitious art and cultural organisations.
Encompassing both the East of England and South East, the area covers 13 counties and boasts an incredible range of arts and cultural talent. From the largest to the smallest, each of them works to provide great art and culture for everyone. This ranges from those that have a strong focus on creating exciting experiences for local communities through to those that work across thge regional, nationally and internationally.
Curing Perfect uses digital media to engage the public in the difficult issues of ‘curing’ disability and creating the perfect personFind out more
The South East is home to 69 National Portfolio Organisations, including three Bridge organisations, and four Major Partner Museums. Our total investment in these programmes for 2015–18 stands at £103.5 million. We also invest in artists and art organisations in the South East through Grants for the Arts, our open access funding programme for art activities, and our Strategic Funding Programmes.
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Our investment at work in the South East
Project Art Works brings together a team of artists with people who have complex needs and opens up the possibilities of exploration for participants in a way that exposes their potential, that excites them and that follows their innate interests.
The Garage provides people of all ages and backgrounds the chance to engage in the arts – especially young people. Inspiring the newest generation can be a challenge, so The Garage went to the millennials themselves.
Latest news from the South East
A new report into private philanthropy, donations from trusts and foundations and sponsorship in the arts and culture sector.
Arts and cultural sector’s engagement with environmental sustainability is reducing carbon emissions and saving money
Curing Perfect uses digital media to engage the public in the difficult issues of ‘curing’ disability and creating the perfect person
New Anglia LEP launches ‘Culture Drives Growth’ strategy
Sir Peter Bazalgette, gave a major speech to the Creative Industries Federation examining the relationship between governance, business and the creative and cultural sector.
Four organisations across England will receive a total of £2.3m from our Ambition for Excellence programme in the latest round