The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Arts Council England Recruiting 150 Artistic Assessors
The assessors will report on the full range of artforms: music, literature, dance, visual art, theatre and combined arts.
LONDON.- Arts Council England is recruiting 150 people with knowledge and understanding of the arts to carry out assessments of the work of its regularly funded organisations.

The assessors will report on the full range of artforms – music, literature, dance, visual art, theatre and combined arts – including specialisms such as work for children and young people, culturally specific arts and disability-led arts. They are expected to come from a diverse range of backgrounds and practice, and may include artists, arts managers, academics and critics.

Their reports will feed into the Arts Council’s ongoing artistic evaluation of regularly funded organisations, providing a broader evidence base to help inform its funding decisions. The new assessors will begin work in January 2010.

Andrew Nairne, Executive Director Arts Strategy for Arts Council England said:

“The new Artistic Assessors will enrich and broaden our views about the artistic excellence of the organisations we fund.

“We want to appoint people with knowledge and understanding of the arts, who will value the opportunity to see a wide range of work. We expect their assessments will benefit the organisations whose work they see and encourage more discussion about artistic quality.

“This is an important step forward in the Arts Council’s plan to work more closely with artists and arts organisations to ensure that audiences experience art of the highest quality.”

Assessors will be awarded a two-year contract for services. They will be asked to write between 10 and 14 reports a year and will be paid a flat fee of £1,000 a year plus expenses.

Assessors will be eligible to apply for a second two year contract, but must then stand down for a period of at least two years before they may apply again. This is to help ensure that there is a reasonable turnover of assessors and that work is assessed by a variety of qualified people.

The aim is to appoint 150 people this year and a further 150 in 2010, so that 300 assessors are ultimately available, with half of them being replaced or re-appointed each year.

The Arts Council’s proposal to introduce the new scheme of artistic assessments was the subject of major consultation exercise at the end of 2008. The proposal was broadly welcomed and, in spring 2009, the new system was piloted in the South East and North West and revised using feedback from the pilot assessors and organisations.

The new scheme will roll out across the country from January 2010.

Today's News

September 12, 2009

Günter Grass House Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Tin Drum with an Exhibition

Ellerbe Becket and SHoP Architects will Collaborate on the Design of the Barclays Center

Sotheby's to Sell Property from the Collection of Mary Schiller Myers and Louis S. Myers

$1 Million Reward: Major Andy Warhol Burglary at Richard L. Weisman's Home

Portrait of Alan Turing Proves Popular Draw at Exhibition as Apology Comes from Gordon Brown

Intimate Aspects of Bill Viola's Films Given Optimal Consideration at De Pont Museum Exhibition

Metropolitan Museum of Art Features Exhibition of Jain Manuscript Painting

Exhibition Presents the Many Aspects of Spectacle Captured by Photographers

Titian's Diana and Acteaon on Display at the National Gallery

Sotheby's to Hold Contemporary Asian Art Autumn Sale on October 6

Kunsthaus Zürich Wins Award for Communication of its Extension Project

ShContemporary Opened After Much Anticipation in the Spectacular Shanghai Exhibition Centre

Fleisher Art Memorial Announces the 2009-2010 Wind Challenge Exhibition Series

Spectacular Furnishings of Time Lord's Chelsea Home for Sale at Bonhams

Exhibition Concentrates on Three Major Print Series Created by Robert Rauschenberg

Museum of Latin American Art will Host Auction of Latin American Art

Arts Council England Recruiting 150 Artistic Assessors

Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Benefit Luncheon Features Johnnetta Cole as Keynote Speaker

International Group Exhibition 'Lunar Distance' in De Hallen Haarlem

"Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort" to Open at the National Museum of the American Indian in October

Channel 4 and The Saatchi Gallery Announce this Year's New Sensations Exhibition for UK Art Students Graduating in 2009

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- New light shines on Sandro Botticelli masterpieces at Florence's Uffizi Gallery

2.- Cincinnati Art Museum's Van Gogh exhibition brings guests Into the Undergrowth

3.- Degas retrospective debuts in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

4.- Special exhibition features large-scale photography by Richard Mosse & Edward Burtynsky

5.- Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Dylan's door

6.- An unprecedented, international-loan exhibition of works by Claude Monet is at the Kimbell Art Museum this fall

7.- Exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek explores Rousseau's landscapes

8.- Yoko Ono unveils her first permanent US art installation

9.- ArtReview's annual Power 100 names Hans Ulrich Obrist as the artworld's most powerful figure

10.- British artist David Hockney makes a splash at Frankfurt fair with 2,000-euro book

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, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful