At Madrasat AdDeera, artists are learning heritage design principles and geometries, while at the same time evolving techniques to their own artistic sensibilities. Together with our partners, between July 2015 and September 2019, we committed £8.8 million across 27 enterprising arts organisations, spanning dance, theatre, museums and more. The Arts Impact Fund was created and funded by Bank of America, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Nesta, supported by Arts Council England and additional funding from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. We aim to support arts, cultural and heritage organisations to become more enterprising and financially resilient.
In 2021 the MCA allocated £1m to the arts, culture and heritage sector in South Yorkshire. Culture, Arts and Heritage remains a priority for our region as we continue to build on the potential of our outstanding natural, heritage, cultural and artistic assets and people both in urban and rural areas. Down on the waterfront at Albert Dock is Tate Liverpool, the home of contemporary art in the North, staging major international exhibitions throughout the year. The Liverpool Empire Theatre is the second largest theatre in the country and showcases the best in local, national and international talent, often hosting shows direct from London’s West End. Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre always guarantees a great night of entertainment, hosting great comedies and musicals throughout the year, with largely local casts and crews. The Everyman and Playhouse theatres provide an eclectic mix of forward-thinking theatre in great settings, with the Everyman being awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2014 for best new building of the year.
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From contemporary artists projecting light against the rocks to locals studying traditional handicrafts, the spirit of the arts lives in this valley. Investees have been supported by the fund to deliver social impact at scale. For example, Titchfield Festival Theatre took a loan from the Arts Impact Fund in 2015 to embark on a renovation programme of its theatre space, a former warehouse dating back to the 1960s. The renovations included the installation of an energy-efficient heating system, a new roof and an ami-entends-tu.org array of interior refurbishments to make the theatre a more comfortable venue. Building on the success of the Arts Impact Fund and the Cultural Impact Development Fund, we want to support even more arts organisations with social aims to achieve sustainable growth and increase their impact. Through five years of running the Arts Impact Fund, we have found that social impact investment can help build resilient, innovative and sustainable creative organisations, and help organisations to grow and innovate faster.
- We welcome people of all faiths and beliefs and offer personal and spiritual support to students from over 100 countries.
- It has been a collaboratively designed programme between the SYMCA and the 4 Local Authorities, with the intention of safeguarding the future of the cultural and creative industries across South Yorkshire.
- Even in lockdown, we can still experience the best of London’s arts and culture this Christmas.
- We deliver four main events that are part of Luton’s annual events calendar, as well as those linked to national celebrations and a range of arts and cultural activity across the town.
- AlUla has long been a place that has harboured artists, inspired by the layered cultural heritage of the region, its spectacular landscapes and varied nature, and the character of AlUla’s people to create distinctive and compelling works.
- This is the first investment by SYMCA in the creative and cultural sector in South Yorkshire.
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The near future promises extraordinary exhibitions and installations, art walks, artists’ residencies and galleries, and other events that celebrate AlUla’s distinct artistic heritage. Academics and practitioners from six continents discuss how diverse communities understand, re-imagine or seek to change personal, cultural, social, economic or political conditions while using the arts as their means and spaces of engagement. Nesta in a nutshell An introduction to our purpose, how we operate, where we work and the people behind our missions. Our strategy Find out more about what we want to achieve over the next decade. Our history Find how Nesta has evolved since we started more than 20 years ago.
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The funding was allocated as a result of the South Yorkshire Mayor’s Renewal Action Plan (PDF, 9.5mb) to support businesses and individuals which have been badly impacted by the Covid pandemic. Showcasing the art of the documentary, this vital programme of screenings,talks and premieres brings filmmakers from all over the world to Sheffield. Big names and grass roots, 40,000 people descending on Hillsborough Park and fringe events all over the city.