The British Council presents The Garden of Privatised Delights at the British Pavilion for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
Our work in arts
Arts is a cornerstone of the British Council’s purpose to build connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries. 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.
The British Council is pleased to announce the launch of a series of creative commissions exploring climate change through art, science and digital technology.
We're delighted to announce that Skinder Hundal MBE will become our Director of Arts from 9 December 2020.
In partnership with UK organisation The WOW Foundation, we celebrated International Women’s Day through a series of WOW – Women of the World Festivals around the world.
The latest advice, funding, resources, and tips from across the sector for staying creative during the Covid-19 crisis.
Find out about our current and upcoming international opportunities for artists, creatives, professionals and organisations.
Our latest newsletter includes the announcement of this year’s British Pavilion exhibition, taking place at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition.
We have always believed culture connects us and at this time of uncertainty this is more important than ever. Artists and creative professionals from around the world share their experiences.
We have always believed that culture connects us and at this time of uncertainty this is more important than ever.
Shared with over 30 countries around the world, Selector connects a global audience with the best new British music each week. Join host Jamz Supernova for our latest show and discover an exciting new artist.
Our programme of Festivals and Seasons is designed to create highly visible cultural platforms for the whole of the UK, built around external opportunities (major anniversaries, international sporting events, Expos) and to respond to British Council, FCDO and devolved administrations’ priorities.