Arts and Design
Midlands Art Papers (MAP) - a collaboration between the University of Birmingham's History of Art Department and cultural practitioners from 13 partner museums and galleries across the Midlands - has launched its latest annual issue.
A University of Birmingham expert is joining forces with British Army and the Bundeswehr to help strengthen bonds between German and British soldiers through his research into their shared entertainment history.
Existing practices and funding regimes exacerbate the structural inequalities faced by black and minority ethnic (BME) groups, a new report has found. The finding comes from a ground-breaking two-year Common Cause Research collaboration which explored how universities and BME communities* work together.
A series of drawings by a Scottish artist showing powerful glimpses of death and dying will have their first public exhibition in Scotland. Glasgow-based Norman Gilbert drew a series of 15 intimate end of life portraits of his wife Pat as he kept vigil for a week at her bedside.
The Getty Foundation has announced the launch of Conserving Canvas, a new initiative that aims to ensure that critical conservation skills needed to care for paintings on canvas do not disappear. Conserving Canvas will keep much-needed skills alive through a number of grants that support the conservation of paintings, workshops, seminars, training residencies, and a major symposium.