Visiting Arts

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Contact: Yvette Vaughan Jones (f) Director
ICA, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
44 203 463 4560
44 (0) 20 7960 9643

Visiting Arts - logoVisiting Arts exists to strengthen and enrich international awareness and understanding through arts and cultural exchange. It works with all regions of the UK, with all parts of the world and with a wide range of art forms. Visiting Arts is a national (non-governmental) agency which works to ensure that a diverse range of high-quality international art is available to audiences throughout the UK. Its broad range of activities and services include information, advisory work, training, funding and project development.

Visiting Arts was formed in 1977 as a joint venture of the Arts Council of Great Britain, the the and the . In April 2001 it became an educational charity legally independent of the British Council. Visiting Arts is funded by the , the , the , the , the British Council, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the It gives approximately £300,000 in grants annually and is the creator of the Cultural Profiles project.

The Chairman of Visiting Arts is Robert Palmer.