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Skin from Skunk Anansie wearing a CHOOSE ART t-shirt. New York, March 2021
CAS News 19 Apr 2021 By CAS Team

CHOOSE ART Campaign raises over £200,000 to support artists and museums during the Covid-19 pandemic

The CHOOSE ART campaign will ensure that when museums across the UK reopen, they are able to reach out to their communities through new acquisitions, playing a vital role in civic healing and mental wellbeing as well as bringing new life to high streets.

Olafur Eliasson, The forked forest path, 1998. The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK, 2004. Photo: Antony Carr
CAS News 14 Apr 2021 By Caroline Douglas

Our museums and galleries form the heart of our communities, we must do everything we can to support them

Alan Bowness with Piet Mondrian’s 'Composition with Yellow, Blue and Red' at the Tate, 1980
CAS News 22 Mar 2021 By Tania Adams

Sir Alan Bowness CBE (1928-2021)

CHOOSE ART men and woman
CAS News 15 Mar 2021 By Marcus Crofton

The CAS launches a new crowdfunding campaign to help save the UK art scene

Ali Cherri © Ali Cherri
CAS News 26 Jan 2021 By CAS Team

Ali Cherri announced as 2021 National Gallery Artist in Residence, in collaboration with the Contemporary Art Society

John Riddy. Courtesy of the artist.
CAS News 18 Nov 2020 By Caroline Douglas

A conversation with artist John Riddy at the exhibition ‘Hogarth: London Voices, London Lives’ at Pitzhanger Manor

Keith Piper, 'Surveillance: Tagging the Other', 1991
CAS News 28 Oct 2020 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Our 2021 programme for curators

Image: Composite, from left - Matthew Burrows, Caroline Douglas, Anne Hardy and Alessio Antoniolli
CAS News 9 Oct 2020 By CAS Team

‘New initiatives to support artists’, a talk at Cromwell Place

Michelle Sank, 'Lacey and Family, Burnthouse Lane, Exeter', from the series 'Breathe', 2020
CAS News 30 Jul 2020 By Marcus Crofton

The CAS acquires 106 works by 16 artists for museums and communities across the UK through its Rapid Response Fund

Sonia Boyce, Devotional Wallpaper and Placards, 2008-2020
CAS News 8 Jul 2020 By Marcus Crofton

The CAS Rapid Response Fund supports supports museums and communities in six further cities including Sonia Boyce in Middlesbrough and Shawanda Corbett in Preston

Photographer: Joe Plommer
CAS News 1 Jul 2020 By CAS Team

#CASatHome: Monolog (2009), by Laure Prouvost

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