University: The Arts Debates
A series of free and open debates aimed to question, provoke and inspire.
If you missed any of the debates, you can listen to audio podcasts or watch a live recording of the event from our archive:
- the arts debates 19/10/08 - should artists suffer for their art?
- the arts debates 11/03/08 - would great art exist without art schools?
- the arts debates 07/05/08 - is public art a waste of space?
The Rootstein Hopkins Foundation
The Rootstein Hopkins Foundation was founded in 1990, with the aim of helping artists to further their education and share their creative talents with the public. Over the last seventeen years, it has been a visionary supporter of arts education and practice, providing financial assistance to artists and major arts and education institutions throughout the UK, including the National Gallery, the Royal Institute of British Architects, BALTIC, Glasgow School of Art and University of the Arts London.