Monthly Archives: February 2012

Don’t take the art out of Sheffield!

Oh look, someone's been bunting again.

“Last year the Arts Council turned down Museums Sheffield’s application to become a National Portfolio Organisation, despite complimenting our ‘clear, strong, application’. Yesterday, we learned that our application for £1.4m of Renaissance Major Grant funding, cash which has transformed the service we provide for the city since 2004, had also been turned down by the Arts Council.

This comes at a time when local authority cuts, passed down from central government, are impacting badly on arts organisations. Our own local authority funding Continue reading