Campaigns

  • Arts organisations call on Government to protect artists

    Leading arts organisations, including DACS, have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP asking him to protect the livelihoods of visual artists affected by COVID-19.

    22 April 2020

  • Covid 19 - resources for artists and freelancers

    Many artists will be experiencing uncertainty about their livelihoods due to the current Covid-19 pandemic - particularly those who are self-employed. We have been heartened to see the swift response from arts organisations keen to provide support.

    We have collated resources from a range of organisations, to give you a one-stop-shop for support, advice and reassurance during this challenging period. 

    26 March 2020

  • Fair Share for Artists: New Government, renewed campaign

    With a new UK Government in place and Brexit on the way, we’re calling on you to join our campaign for greater recognition of artists’ rights and livelihoods. Here's how you can get involved.

    18 December 2019

  • DACS pays out £4.7 million in Payback royalties to artists and estates

    Tens of thousands of artists, estates and their representatives receive their annual Payback payment from DACS.

    18 October 2019

  • Watch our latest #FairShareForArtists films

    This summer Pogus Caesar, Nicholas Sinclair and Susan Stockwell welcomed us into their studios to tell us how valuable royalties are to their practice. Watch our latest films and share!

    14 October 2019

  • Support our #FairShareForArtists campaign!

    Paying artists fairly keeps them making art. Join us in supporting artists' rights today.

    26 June 2019