The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Monday, July 27, 2015


Arts Council England Announces Further Sustain Awards to Maintain Artistic Excellence during the Recession
LONDON.- Arts Council England has made a second round of awards from its £40 million Sustain fund for organisations under pressure as a result of the recession.

The awards announced today are worth around £2.7 million over two years and will help a further 8 arts organisations maintain artistic excellence during the economic downturn.

The successful applicants are music, dance, visual arts and combined arts organisations in London, the South East, the West Midlands and the East Midlands. The awards are:

The Philharmonia Orchestra, London – £760,000
Modern Art Oxford – £630,000
London Symphony Orchestra – £600,000
City of London Festival – £300,000
Birmingham Opera Company – £120,000
Buxton Festival – £100,000
Deda, Derby – £91,742
Project Art Works, Hastings – £89,930

Further details of the awards made and declined are published on the Arts Council England web site.

A total of 120 applications have been received to date and applications requesting £39.5 million are still under consideration. Further awards will be announced in early September. All awards from the Sustain fund are one-off and are made to cover the period 2009 – 2011.

Alan Davey, Chief Executive of Arts Council England said: “The arts in England are funded by a complex mix of public and private investment which usually works well.

“So in addition to benefiting from public money, arts organisations work hard to secure private support and to generate income through things like the box office, catering and shop. That’s a healthy situation, but it is vulnerable when private funding takes a knock as it has done in this recession, and the public sector needs to respond as much as it can.

“We know audiences want to see adventurous art and, in making these Sustain awards, we’re enabling artists throughout the country to go on producing just that, despite tough times.”

Sustain is one of a number of measures Arts Council England is taking to help artists and arts organisations continue to produce exciting and innovative work despite the economic downturn.





Today's News

August 20, 2009

Extensive Exhibition of Antony Gormley's Work Opens at San Ildefonso College in Mexico

Christie's First Open Sale Kicks off Fall Season of Post-War & Contemporary Art

Andy Warhol's Portrait of Michael Jackson Fetches $1 Million at Auction

Arts Council Collection Launches Flashback Series with Bridget Riley Exhibition

Wadsworth Reinstalls Hudson River School Masterpieces

Frick Art & Historical Center to Present Entertaining the President: A Household at Work

The Public Works: A New Mural Project By Shepard Fairey to Be Unveiled During Art Basel Miami Beach

Kiasma's Autumn Season Begins with Enjoy Elixir by Pipilotti Rist

Parrish Art Museum Unveils New Herzog & de Meuron Design for Water Mill Site

Imi Knoebel and the Deutsche Guggenheim Donate 25,000 Euros to Kinderstern e.V.

Drawing Attention: Rembrandt, Tiepolo, Van Gogh, Picasso and More to be Shown at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Smithsonian Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Hope Diamond

New Silkscreen Images by Russell Young to be Shown at Guy Hepner

National Gallery Celebrates 10 Years of 'Taking Art' to Young Hospital Patients

History of Illustration and Latest Livre d'Artiste Project Opens at Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Fire Broke Out at Peabody Essex Museum's Ropes Mansion

Visiting Artist Haeri Yoo to Create Site-specific Installation at Kresge Art Museum

Smithsonian's National Numismatic Collection Presents Traveling Exhibition "Good as Gold-America's Double Eagles"

Ex Convents in Morelos will be Part of a Conservation Project

Arts Council England Announces Further Sustain Awards to Maintain Artistic Excellence during the Recession

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- New York's Eric Edwards, who owns a $10 million collection, works to open African art museum

2.- Two thousand year old ritual bath found during renovations in private house in Jerusalem

3.- Klimt and the Ringstrasse: A Showcase of Grandeur opens at the Belvedere in Vienna

4.- Sotheby's London unveils masterworks from the collections of Castle Howard

5.- Most comprehensive exhibition on Van Dyck as a portraitist to be shown at the Frick in 2016

6.- Huge new record for masterpiece by Cranach the Elder at Sotheby's sale in London

7.- Spanish treasure from 17th century ship that sank off Florida on sale in New York

8.- Rodin sculpture stolen in $1 million Beverly Hills home invasion recovered after 24 years

9.- Prague-born writer Franz Kafka papers belong to Israel national library: Israeli court

10.- Sotheby's to offer 15th century marriage ring unearthed with metal detector



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site