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Roundtable with Dave Patten, The Science Museum

From social distancing to flexible interfaces, chemical screen cleaning to robot tours. In a recent virtual meet-up, Dave Patten took Jim Richardson and the MuseumNext community through some of the challenges that have presented themselves at London’s Science Museum over the last 12 months.

Art Fund_

For over 110 years Art Fund has supported museums and galleries, and helped them to buy and display great works of art for everyone to enjoy.

THE BGF CREATIVE FUND

Black Girl Fest offers four grants to support Black women and non-binary UK-based creatives affected by Covid-19.

Apply for #VACMAScotland funding

In place of usual VACMA awards this year fixed bursaries are available in recognition of the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on individual artists and makers.

2021 ScreenSkills Assessment Survey

ScreenSkills invites you to fill out this 10-minute survey to help them understand current skills, gaps and shortages, the impact of Covid-19 on working practices and what the industry will look like in the future.

The impact of COVID-19 on diversity in the creative industries

As part of PEC’s research agenda on the industry’s response to COVID-19, they partnered with the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Creative Diversity to consult Industry Champions and APPG partners on the impact of the pandemic on diversity in their organisations and sectors.

Scottish Audience Intentions

As part of ongoing partnership, Creative Scotland asked The Audience Agency to design, analyse and report on a survey intended to inform on audience behaviours during, and beyond, the Covid-19 pandemic.

Creative & Cultural Skills Recruitment Trends Survey

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the cultural sector is experiencing and set to face further challenging times. This survey therefore seeks to collect data on the entry routes for new recruits currently supported by organisations in the cultural sector and the development of the talent pipeline through options such as apprenticeships, internships and work experience.

COVID-19 UPDATES page by British Fashion Council

The British Fashion Council is engaging directly with government in order to closely monitor COVID-19 updates, advice and support for businesses, and to ensure the challenges facing the industry are articulated to the government.

Baseline.

Baseline. is an initiative facilitated by Creative Kernow in partnership with the wider cultural sector including the Culture and Creative Industries team at Cornwall Council, to collect data about the impact of COVID-19 on the creative and cultural sectors in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly.

InGAME Insights | #3

InGAME Insights is an event series hosted by Creative Dundee in partnership with InGAME, which focuses on the future of Dundee’s Creative and Games Sectors. This year has been especially challenging for those working and starting out in these sectors, and these events will explore what comes next.

Lockdown Special Videos by Art Doctors

A collection of 15 Lockdown Special films that are a mixture of silliness in the face of a crisis, creative activities that could be tried out at home, and sometimes an attempt to make art.

#BetterMusicCities campaign

Global music policy leaders Sound Diplomacy launch the #BetterMusicCities campaign – a call to action to ensure music is at the heart of recovery in cities around the world.