In response to Diversity is the Winner in ACE's new Round of Funding

I hate to be a cassandra but the Arts Council of England and the venues pay only limited lip service to Diversity and its true potential. Sure there some truly ambiguous small performance spaces (dance and theatre) but the medium to large organisations are largely unrepresentative of the communities they serve. I've volunteered in the development office of one in the south west (and even wrote a report on diversity for senior management team) but I saw no action om the issue even with ACE making Diversity one of it's key four priorities in regard to funding.

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Thoughts on George Lucas's Museum of Narrative art and its Opportunities.

Thoughts on George Lucas's Museum of Narrative art and its Opportunities.

So the announcement of George Lucas's Museum of Narrative Art comes at an interesting time for me as I reach half way in completing it in this form. There are lots of Galleries (particularly those that exhibit work before 1950) around the world that show narrative paintings of the birth and death saviours , sweeping history paintings of action and bravery and portraits of kings and folk heroes (as well as the rich and influential).

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