Art education

Art History grads face highest rates of unemployment in the US

An interactive report by the New York Fed reveals that those with university degrees in the arts are most likely to find themselves without jobs in the current labour market

UK foundation makes mark ahead of general election with £30m gift aimed at promoting arts education

Clore Duffield organisation will back the creation of extra learning spaces and a new garden at Tate Britain

East Coast art college strikes deal for West Coast campus facilities

In response to financial pressures, the Vermont College of Fine Arts, a graduate-only art school, is partnering with the big-name California Institute of the Arts 3,000 miles away

President Biden forgives $6bn in loans for students of defunct Art Institutes

The eight art and design colleges closed without warning last September

'UK school art curriculum should reflect diversity efforts in our institutions'

Research by the Runnymede Trust found that only 2.3% of artists named in GCSE Art papers over the last five years were Black or Asian

Sustainability takes root in US art schools as green push intensifies

The promotion of materials with less environmental impact than traditional art media—such as milk-based paints and leather created from yeast and bacteria—is gaining momentum

UK Labour leader Keir Starmer pledges to turn the arts from a ‘luxury’ to a ‘necessity’

The head of the opposition party was speaking at the Labour Creatives Conference in London

New Frank Bowling project to send £500,000 worth of art supplies to UK schools

Work by the students will be displayed on London's Piccadilly Lights in 2025

Art is fanciful? The opposite is true as artists and designers address the most urgent global challenges

Rhode Island School of Design is participating in the Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Terra Carta Design Lab, leveraging art and design to address social issues

UK's Royal College of Art appoints Christoph Lindner as vice-chancellor

The new president's previous roles have included a focus on the climate crisis

A brush with... Sutapa Biswas

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from the the textural, labour-intensive work of Howardena Pindell to Jean Cocteau's film Orphée

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack
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Masters curating course at Whitechapel gallery to be wound down

Joint initiative with London South Bank University shelved but collaborative PhD project is in the pipeline

US art college network abruptly closes its remaining campuses, shocking students and teachers

After losing accreditation in 2018, falling enrollment numbers and financial instability have led the Art Institutes to shut the doors of its remaining campuses

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Private sector picks up the pieces as UK government cuts art education funding

While university arts departments are being dismantled, dealers and auction houses provide learning programmes

What impact has two years of Taliban rule had on the arts in Afghanistan?

Future of arts and women’s rights remain uncertain despite government backing of cultural heritage projects

Special report: Funding cuts and weak economy send UK’s visual arts into crisis

From regional galleries becoming “unsustainable” to brutal cuts to funding of museums, galleries and arts and humanities education, the sector is in an increasingly perilous state

Labour’s education revolution will put the arts and culture centre stage

The UK's shadow culture minister sets out the Labour party's plan for arts and culture if they win the next election

Lucy Powell. UK Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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How Afghanistan’s art degrees are disappearing

The Taliban’s restrictions on women’s freedom, the absence of expertise and a collapsed economy are limiting opportunities in higher education

Metropolitan Museum to open interactive learning centre for children in September

The new facility will bring science-based material exploration, art activities and countless forms of play to the museum's youngest patrons

New scholarship honouring Mickalene Thomas will support MFA students at Yale

The collectors Bernard Lumpkin and Carmine D. Boccuzzi, Jr, who met while studying at Yale, have endowed the new scholarship, recipients of which will also be mentored by Thomas

9,000 workers on strike at Rutgers University, home to one of US’s top art schools

The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers is one of the most prestigious university art programmes on the East Coast

'Wealthy collectors should put more money into art schools than auctions to keep the industry alive'

In stark comparison to recent staggering auction-house results, educators are struggling to maintain funding, says our columnist Melanie Gerlis

After 25 days, strike ends at New York’s New School and Parsons School of Design

The longest adjunct faculty strike to date in the US is over after instructors and administrators finally reached a tentative agreement on a new contract

'Systematically underpaid': arts courses across UK grind to a halt amid nation's biggest university strike in history

Lecturers across the country are protesting university workers’ pay, pensions and working conditions

Tate veterans launch free—and paid—curating course, aimed at those from less-affluent backgrounds

Students of the one-year New Curators programme will cover all aspects of the profession and get the chance to organise a major show at South London Gallery

Can this ‘art world outsider’ draw in an art-curious YouTube crowd?

Hosted by a science writer and actor, the Getty’s "Becoming Artsy" video series ditches the traditional documentary delivery of art history in favour of emotion, drama and fun

Islands that were home to artist Andrew Wyeth become classrooms

Two tiny islands off the coast of Maine have been sold to nearby Colby College, which is using them for climate change research and artistic fellowships