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Justifying Arts Funding

As spending cuts continue to impact on arts funding, the need for measuring impacts is more important than ever. William Wingate FRSA argues that there maybe an unlikely model from which to learn: transport.

What to do about D&T?

David Barlex FRSA argues more needs to be done to bring designerly skills to the classroom following a recent RSA event on the challenges facing design and technology teaching in schools. At the recent RSA event Art, Design and Bad Science John Miller asked what is wrong with Design and Technology (D&T) teaching in schools. […]

Engaging Artists in the Debate on 21st Century Cities

While it often engages the arts and design, Agnieszka Mlicka argues that debate on cities at the RSA excludes artists who express their views on the urban condition through a pictorial language.

Practical Arts in Education and Society

Jeremy Broun FRSA argues the hidden value of practical art education

The twenty first century artists’ guild

Pete Lawrence FRSA explains why a connected community is essential for the future of art in Britain.

Back to the drawing board

Creative entrepreneurs need access to learning opportunities to embrace the latest technology, suggests Jane Gosney FRSA

Beauty and the Big Society

Tom Bolton’s research at CABE unveils some interesting results about our perceptions of beauty within civil society.

Cultural policy and the ‘consensus of bulls**t’

Eleonora Belfiore makes a plea for honesty and openness in cultural policy in Britain.

Can an expressive life underpin sustainable citizenship?

Art should help us to re-imagine the good life in the good society, suggests Matthew Taylor.