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Andrew Miller MBE has been announced as the UK Arts Access Champion; he will work alongside and support partner nations to create a UK-wide access scheme for the arts.
Creative learning in the early years is a joint initiative between the Arts Council of Wales, Early Years Wales and the Welsh Government supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation. 70 Childcare settings from across Wales are invited to join a new Creative learning initiative
The Arts Council of Wales’s Collectorplan gives everyone the opportunity to own and enjoy art. Collectorplan is an interest free loan scheme that makes it possible to spread the cost of buying contemporary art and craft made by living Welsh artists over a 12-month period. Collectorplan was suspended for three months at the start of the covid-19 pandemic, but it has since bounced back. 853 interest-free Collectorplan loans were approved during the 2021-22 financial year compared to 478 in 2020-21.
Arts Council of Wales, in partnership with Natural Resources Wales, has commissioned The Centre for Alternative Technology to develop a new Strategy for Climate Justice and the Arts, to look at issues such as using the arts to connect people with the nature and climate emergencies and the support that is needed for artists and arts organisations to minimise the environmental impact of creating art.
The Arts Council of Wales is sharing plans for a new way to invest in the country’s arts organisations.
The Arts Council of Wales is pleased to announce the appointment of Dafydd Rhys as Chief Executive