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Student writing competition

12 March 2018

Do you want to develop and showcase your talent as a writer and explore amazing cultural venues? Enter our competition for a chance to receive training, get paid, and get published.

Unknown artist, Am Not I a Man and a Brother, c1800

Acquisitions round-up: spring 2018

6 March 2018

From a powerful 18th century abolition painting to the most significant collection of Viking-age objects ever discovered in the British Isles, here are the objects we've helped museums and galleries acquire in the last quarter.

(L-R) Historians David Olusoga, Mary Beard and Simon Schama will be featured in BBC Arts’ Civilisation series

BBC Civilisations Festival

27 February 2018

More than 250 cultural venues across the UK are participating in the BBC's Civilisations Festival to coincide with the broadcast of BBC Arts' new 'Civilisations' series.