For Artists

  • 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

  • Join thousands of visual artists and claim your share of millions of pounds in Payback royalties

    Payback 2020 is now open. This year we’ve launched with a brand-new website, making it easier than ever for artists and beneficiaries to claim their share of royalties.

    22 January 2020

  • Spotlight on DACS' top client collaborations 2019

    DACS supports artists by facilitating the licensed use of their work. Check out our most exciting projects this year - featuring collaborations with clients in a range of industries from fashion to film, interior design to publishing.

    18 December 2019

  • 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

  • Bronzechain: DACS and Verisart call on bronze art foundries to sign up

    DACS and Verisart are proud to launch Bronzechain, our innovative new scheme combining the traditional hallmark with cutting-edge blockchain technology to guarantee the quality and provenance of fine art bronze sculpture.

    10 December 2019