Arts Council Westminster

43 %
57 %
Information about Arts Council Westminster
Education

Published on April 14, 2008

Author: Valentina

Source: authorstream.com

Slide1:  Escapade An outdoor spectacular showcasing South Asian dance organisation Akademi’s community and education work. Credit: Dan Burn-Forti Arts Council England The national development agency for the arts An introduction to our work in London:  Arts Council England The national development agency for the arts An introduction to our work in London 17 November 2005 Louise Venn – Head of Resource Development Richard Edwards – Officer, Resource Development Slide3:  We believe that the arts have the power to transform lives and communities and to create opportunities for people throughout the country Our objectives:  Our objectives The Arts Council was established by Royal Charter in 1945 with three objectives: to develop and improve the knowledge, understanding and practice of the arts to increase accessibility of the arts to the public in England, and to advise and cooperate with government departments, local authorities, the Arts Councils for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and other bodies on any matter related to the objects above Slide5:  Arts Council England is a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB) and a registered charity Slide6:  In 2005/06 our total combined income from the Treasury and the National Lottery is around £563 million Our relationship with Government :  Our relationship with Government We work at arm’s length from Government. This means that we: make decisions on arts funding are a separate legal entity are independent have our own board of management in the Council Our work :  Our work Role Ambitions Structure The London context Funding Ambitions into action Rambert Elsa Canasta Rambert Dance Company perform Elsa Canasta Credit: Hugo Glendinning Role of Arts Council England :  Role of Arts Council England The national development agency for the arts: a strategic body sets direction for development of the arts provides information campaigns and advocates with and on behalf of artists and arts organisations develops partnerships to achieve growth Ambitions:  Ambitions Our five overall ambitions are: supporting the artist enabling organisations to thrive, not just survive championing cultural diversity offering opportunities for young people encouraging growth Structure:  Structure National office: sets national strategy relationship with national government national advocacy set regional strategy relationships with local government and regional government and partners regional delivery All grants are decided at regional level Regional offices: The London context:  The London context London’s creative and cultural sector: generates an estimated total annual revenue of £25 - £29 billion (second only to financial services) represents 33% of the UK’s total creative industries sector employs over 500,000 - representing London’s third largest employment sector is responsible for one in four of all new jobs in London created between 1995 and 2000 represents 25 % of people working in the creative and cultural sectors in the UK is expected to be the fastest growing sector in London’s expanding economy to 2016 The London context:  The London context London is home to: more than 33% of the UK’s performing arts companies 70% of the UK’s recording studios 90% of the UK’s music business activity 75% of the UK’s film and broadcasting industry revenues 33% of the UK’s arts and antiques dealerships 46% of advertising employment 30% of the UK’s visual artists and photographers 28% of the UK’s architects 80–85% of the UK’s fashion designers all the major UK auction houses the majority of UK-based multinational leisure software HQs three world heritage sites The London context:  The London context Each year, London attracts: 13.2 million overseas visitors (56% of the UK total) 14.8m domestic visitors (30 % of visitors say that arts and culture are an important reason for their visit) 22 million visits to performances of music, theatre and dance 30 million visits to museums and galleries Funding: regularly funded organisations:  Funding: regularly funded organisations Our portfolio of regularly funded arts organisations forms the infrastructure of the arts in England, delivering a diversity of artistic excellence and creativity In 2005/06, £152.3 million will go to 341 arts organisations in London, representing 51% of the national budget for regularly funded organisations Funding: regularly funded organisations In Westminster these include::  Funding: regularly funded organisations In Westminster these include: English National Ballet English National Opera ICA Paddington Arts Royal Opera House Serpentine Gallery Soho Theatre The Photographers’ Gallery Union Dance Company Yaa Asantewaa Funding: regularly funded organisations:  Funding: regularly funded organisations Our investment in Westminster 2005 - 2006 £54,455,606 2006 - 2007 £56,064,389 2007 - 2008 £57,550,025 Funding: Grants for the arts :  Funding: Grants for the arts This is our open application funding programme for arts activities that benefit people in England or that help artists and arts organisations from England to carry out their work. Grants to individuals under this programme are funded through Grant in aid; grants to organisations are funded by the National Lottery. Funding: Grants for the arts Aims::  Funding: Grants for the arts Aims: to support excellence, new ideas and activity to change people’s lives through the opportunity to take part in or experience high quality arts activities to increase opportunities for cultural diversity in the arts to invest in the creative talent of artists and individuals to increase resources for the arts Funding: Grants for the arts:  Funding: Grants for the arts In 2004/05, we invested £17.7 million in projects run by artists and arts organisations based in London Westminster received grants totalling £580,000 in 2004/05 This year to September we have invested £9.6m Westminster has received grants totalling £442,000 this year to September Funding: Grants for the arts:  Funding: Grants for the arts Some examples of projects in Westminster Street Canvas in South Westminster Westminster Wireless Communities Exhibition Road: Serpentine Gallery and Moti Roti Funding: Capital:  Funding: Capital Funded by the National Lottery, this programme has transformed London over the last 11 years, with a range of iconic new and refurbished houses for art, including the following in Westminster: Royal Opera House The Coliseum Soho Theatre Paddington Arts Serpentine Gallery Funding: Capital:  Funding: Capital The next decade will see a second wave of capital projects completed, including the following in Westminster: The Photographers’ Gallery Yaa Asantewaa Funding: Key Initiatives:  Funding: Key Initiatives International Strategy Africa 05 Inspire programme London 2012 Funding: Key Initiatives London Olympics:  Funding: Key Initiatives London Olympics The Olympic FriendShip  World Cultural Fair Festival of World Youth Culture International Shakespeare Festival Olympic Proms Five Rings Exhibition Olympic Carnival Olympic Torch Relay Opening and Closing Ceremonies Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people:  Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people Children and Young People’s Strategy DfES London Challenge Student Pledge LONSAS Artsmark Creative Partnerships Youth Music Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people:  Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people Children and Young People’s Strategy Develop progression routes through the arts Increase access to different artforms, practices and traditions Understand the contribution of arts to social cohesion and global citizenship Work in partnership with children and young people and with other agencies Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people:  Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people What we are asking our funded organisations to do: involve and engage children and young people work in partnership with CYP intermediaries and services lower barriers to participation increase numbers of BME artists & managers working with CYP evaluate, share and collect evidence invest in training and exploration Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people:  Ambitions into action Offering opportunities for young people What we will do: involve and engage children and young people in our planning and processes initiate partnerships with other agencies and work with them towards an arts entitlement for all children and young people work with our partners to identify and support the infrastructure that is needed to realise this Timescale :  Timescale Children and Young People’s Strategy Timescale Nov – Dec: Action planning consultations Jan - Feb: Strategies sent to RFOs April onwards: CYPA training for RFOs and ACE staff Ongoing: building the infrastructure and developing an entitlement together with other agencies Apples and Snakes schools workshop Ambitions into action Encouraging growth::  Ambitions into action Encouraging growth: Our key partners in London: Local Authorities Greater London Authority London Development Agency Association of London Government Government Office for London How we work with Local Authorities A vision for partnership – four agreed priorities: :  How we work with Local Authorities A vision for partnership – four agreed priorities: the creative economy healthy communities vital neighbourhoods engaging young people Working with Local Authorities:  Working with Local Authorities Regular meetings to discuss and agree shared priorities Grants for the arts applications - comments and reports Forward planning for regularly funded organisations Encouraging open dialogue on shared issues and problems Working with Local Authorities:  Working with Local Authorities A shared agenda: Local Area Agreements CPA and the Culture Block Arts performance indicators London Local Authority Forum & Network:  London Local Authority Forum & Network A shared workplan stabilising and growing arts organisations improving communications and knowledge management workspaces and capital infrastructure business support and training tourism and marketing engaging young people diversity and inclusion public realm Slide36:  How we work with local authorities Sub-regional working We are working with the central London authorities on art in the public realm :  We are working with the central London authorities on art in the public realm The aims are to: promote higher aspirations for the role of art in our city help develop an integrated, cross-borough approach to art in the public realm integrate art in the public realm into Local Area Plans and Regional Development Plans extend best practice for commissioning art in the public realm and the use of Section 106 funding support the development of Public Art and Percent for Art strategies for each borough Work to date:  Work to date Conference organised with the RCA and Serpentine Gallery Cross-borough commissioning approach Pan-London research into current strategies and future support needs Resource pack / publication (co-produced by Central London Partnership) Future opportunities for partnership working:  Future opportunities for partnership working Priorities for joint work between WCC and Arts Council England Capital projects Children and Young People’s strategy – extending the opportunities Sub-regional working Art in the public realm Festivals, carnivals and showcasing opportunities Olympics 2012 Thank you:  www.artscouncil.org.uk Thank you

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Carroll County Arts Council - Westminster, Maryland

The purpose of the Carroll County Arts Council is to serve citizens and visitors by acting as a link between the arts community and education, business ...
Read more

Arts and culture | Westminster City Council

Arts and culture. The City of Westminster is both a local community with varied and active arts programmes and an international centre housing flagship ...
Read more

The Arts Council of New Westminster - facebook.com

The Arts Council of New Westminster, New Westminster, British Columbia. 596 likes · 43 talking about this · 30 were here. The Arts Council (est 1967) is...
Read more

Carroll County Arts Council - Arts Center Events ...

The purpose of the Carroll County Arts Council is to serve ... Arts Center Events. ... Carroll County Arts Council: 91 West Main Street, Westminster, ...
Read more

Westminster Arts

Westminster Arts is a community-based charity that is established to promote social inclusion through the development and delivery of innovative arts based ...
Read more

Arts Council of New Westminster - New Westminster Chamber ...

Who We Are Founded in 1967, the Arts Council of New Westminster is an umbrella organization with numerous member groups and individual members, who all ...
Read more

The Arts Council of New Westminster - New Westminster

Founded in 1967, The Arts Council of New Westminster is an umbrella organization built by individuals and member groups who share an interest in visual ...
Read more

THE ARTS COUNCIL OF NEW WESTMINSTER - CanadaHelps

Founded in 1967, the Arts Council of New Westminster is an umbrella organization with numerous member groups and individual members, who all share an ...
Read more

Welcome to Westminster | Westminster City Council

Westminster City Council Search Form Build Id Form Id. Most searched . Report It. Planning applications and decisions . Pay your Council Tax.
Read more

Carroll County Arts Council - Darstellende Künste ...

Besonderheiten: The purpose of the Carroll County Arts Council is to serve citizens and visitors by acting as a link between the arts community and ...
Read more