The Business of the Arts

Arts Council England Chair Sir Peter Bazalgette has given a major speech to the Creative Industries Federation celebrating the ingenuity and business acumen of arts and cultural organisations, with the bulk of larger funded organisations significantly increasing their commercial income in the last year. The creative and cultural sector is resilient, entrepreneurial and increasingly aware that if you are a great business, it frees you to make great art. A fascinating read - access the full speech here.