Arts Council England will invest an extra £44.5 million in artists and arts organisations over the next two years to help maintain artistic excellence during the economic downturn.
These counter-recessionary measures were announced by Chair Dame Liz Forgan, in a speech at an Arts Council sponsored seminar, Maximising the importance of arts and culture through the economic downturn, today 24 April 2009, in London...
The new funds have been made available by the Arts Council radically reducing its Lottery cash balances over the next two years.
Friday, April 24, 2009
From The Arts Council: