The British Council presents a brand new body of work by artist Cathy Wilkes for the British Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia – open 11 May until 24 November 2019.
Our work in arts
Arts is a cornerstone of the British Council’s mission to create a friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and the wider world. We find new ways of connecting with and understanding each other through the arts, to develop stronger creative sectors around the world that are better connected with the UK.
Arts is a cornerstone of the British Council’s mission to create a friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and the wider world.
Find out about our current and upcoming international opportunities for artists, creatives, professionals and organisations.
Keep up to date with our projects and the latest news from the UK arts sector. Our most recent edition includes a tour of Cathy Wilkes' exhibition at the British Pavilion, an introduction to this year's Fellows and advice on how to make the most of your visit to Venice.
Find out more about our Arts work in Europe.
On the 30th anniversary of the birth of the web, the British Council presents a global season looking at the impact of this world-changing invention on every aspect of our lives.
Through the promotion of arts, English, science, and education we work on high-profile international festivals and seasons to introduce millions of people around the world to the best of UK culture and innovation.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of two leading sector representatives to our Arts and Creative Economy Advisory Group, chaired by John Newbigin OBE. Marie Brennan, Professor of Taught Postgraduate Awards, Norwich University of the Arts and Philip Long, Director of the V&A Dundee.