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The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum tells the story of the Foundling Hospital, London’s first home for abandoned children, and of three major figures in British history: its campaigning founder the philanthropist Th …

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  • Art Licks artist-led, press

    Art Licks launched in 2010 and has since grown to provide an essential platform and voice for the lesser-known and under-represented activities that f …

  • Art Monthly press

    Since 1976, Art Monthly has been a leading magazine for contemporary visual art. Published ten times a year, it provides in-depth features, interviews …

  • Visual Artists Ireland earn, legal advice, network, short course, visual arts

    Visual Artists Ireland is the representative body for visual artists in Ireland – both the Republic and in Northern Ireland. VAI provides practical su …

  • Tom’s Etching Studio discount, printmaking, workshop

    Tom’s Etching Studio is an open-access intaglio printmaking facility. The studio includes a handmade 1x2m press and various printmaking equipment.

  • London Sculpture Workshop discount, sculpture, tools and equipment, workshop

    The first London based not-for-profit facility for artists and those interested in making work in 3D. LSW offers metal and wood workshops with additio …

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What is an internship?

Until the 1970s the term ‘internship’ was used rarely outside of the field of medicine and, even in this context, rarely outside of the US. Today, the scale of internships in the UK has been called en …

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  • Pensions for self-employed people employment, pension, self employment

    Kay Linnell and Nick Wilson of Accounts Action Ltd shed some light on the different pension options …

  • Approaching gallery curators curator, getting an exhibition, network

    How do curators operate within and outside of the gallery? Here we cover some points for artists to …

  • Own Art: How and why do collectors collect? collector

    This series of films, commissioned by Own Art as a way to introduce their programme, also gives an i …

  • Rhian Solomon: on residencies interview, residency

    Artist Rhian Solomon talks about some of her residency experiences, looking at ways to find and fund …

  • Affordable housing London, housing

    Housing and accommodation costs – especially in London – can prove a significant drain on an artist’ …

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Horniman Walrus in Natural History Gallery. Image courtesy Horniman Museum and Gardens

Research residency for a mid-career London-based visual artist, in partnership with the Horniman Museum and Gardens. Please note, applications for this residency are now closed. Horniman Walrus in Nat …

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One-to-one conversations with artists in their studios, talking about the economic and professional reality of their day-to-day lives. There are many myths about the realities of the working life of a …

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David Blandy and A---Z for the installation 16-Bit at Four Quarters

Photo: Art Licks Weekend 2015 tour. Photo by Mariona Otero Art Licks Weekend began in 2013 to support and promote artist-led and small-scale exhibitions and projects in east and south-east London. Fro …

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PEER FORUM, run in partnership with galleries around London, provides artists with the funding, space and resources necessary to establish their own peer mentoring groups, while establishing contact w …

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London Centre for Book Arts, Fish Island

A discount scheme in support of artist-run workshops and the artists that use them. London Sculpture Workshop, Hackney Wick London Centre for Book Arts, Fish Island Kitmapper, across London and the co …

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The New Economy of Art publication cover by Jeremy Deller

A book on value, patronage and emerging business models in contemporary visual art, co-published by Artquest and DACS The New Economy of Art, edited by Gilane Tawadros of DACS and Russell Martin of Ar …

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