Investment levels in the arts over the last 7 years contributed to another difficult year for the arts sector. Key headline figures show fewer performances delivered in 2017-18, an increase in the number of staff working on a part-time or contract basis, a decline in the number of volunteers working for core arts organisations, and a reduction in the number of outreach activities taking place.
Arts Council publishes its 2018 Annual Funding Survey
Arts Council of Northern Ireland,
15 February 2019, Northern Ireland