Sub-fonds A - Artform Development Division

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Artform Development Division


  • 1941-2002 (Creation)

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182 large archival boxes and 64 box files

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The Artform Development Division was one of five new divisions established as part of the re-organisation of the Arts Council of Wales in 1997 and was created out of its former six director-led Artform Departments. It is responsible for the production and touring of the arts of Wales, projects, performing companies, publishing and media, artists' commissions and bursaries, and information and services to artists.

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The group consists of assorted papers relating to the Visual Arts, Literature, Music, Drama and Dance Departments of the Arts Council of Wales, 1941-2002.

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Arranged into five sub-sub fonds: visual arts, literature, music, drama and dance.

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Preferred citation: A

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  • Text: A.